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  • A class ring is a pricey rite of passage

    To hear some parents tell it, you're going to need a year-end bonus from your boss to afford a class ring for your high school senior. The base price alone for a keepsake gold ring can be $300 to $400, which doesn't include any special inscriptions or...
  • Investing: What you need to know about investing in gold

    1. Solid gold is not always solid. The price of bullion peaked in September 2011 at nearly $1,900 an ounce. But gold recently hovered just below $1,400 an ounce, and many analysts predict that the price will fall to $1,200 to $1,300 by year-end. Among the...
  • Investing in gold will test your mettle

    The luster seems to be dimming for gold as an investment now that the price of the precious metal, prized by such financial wizards as King Tut and Glenn Beck, is down 17 percent this year to around $1,400 an ounce, and down 26 percent from its August...
  • The Golden Rule

    Gold just completed its worst quarter since the start of modern gold trading in the '70s. The yellow metal tumbled 23 percent on the quarter to $1,223 an ounce and closed out the first half of the year down 30 percent. I wouldn't normally write about...
  • Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming

    Gold rush: iPhone 5s sell out; gold Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming
    There's a rush for golden smartphones, and Apple and Samsung are scrambling to meet the demand. Apple's gold-colored iPhone 5s, which went on sale Friday in the United States, quickly sold out at most locations. It's in such high demand that buyers...
  • Interview: Scott Lomu and George Wright of “Jungle Gold”

     
    After averaging 2.65 million viewers a week during its first season on Discovery Channel last fall, Jungle Gold is back, having started Season 2 on Aug. 11 (now airing on Sundays). The series chronicles the continuing efforts of former real-estate dealers...
  • Riches and Hardships of a Gold Rush Shaped Nome's History

    Riches and Hardships of a Gold Rush Shaped Nome's History
    The dream of discovering wealth through gold mining has attracted tens of thousands to Alaska over the decades. Even today people continue to travel to Nome to test their luck. Modern dredges come in all sizes aided by new technology. Despite modern...
  • Harry Sloan, Jeff Sagansky raise $325 million in Silver Eagle IPO

    Veteran show business execs Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky have raised $325 million via an initial public offering in Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. -- $75 million more than initially planned. The duo, who tapped the markets two years ago for $190 million...
  • Discovery announces limited-run “Gold Rush” spinoff series

     
    The three crew leaders from Discovery Channel's Gold Rush series will be featured in a limited summer series called Gold Rush: South America, the network announced today. In Gold Rush: South America, premiering Aug. 2 at 9pm ET/PT, Gold Rush crew...
  • Review: Knott's 'Boom Town' mixes cirque acrobatics, gold rush fever

    Review: Knott's 'Boom Town' mixes cirque acrobatics, gold rush fever
    Over the years, cirque-style shows have dealt with themes as wide-ranging as Hollywood and 1960s counterculture, magic and martial arts, evolution and sexuality, fairy tales and mythology, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. But cirque meets the Wild...
  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...