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  • Gold soars to high on South Korea purchase, economic jitters

     
    Gold prices were at record highs Tuesday following word that the Bank of Korea had made its first gold purchase in more than a decade and as global economic concerns reinforced gold’s image as a safe haven from a turbulent stock market....
  • Dow down more than 400 points as market plunge continues

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 400 points at midday as pessimism about the global economy grew. The Dow had dipped to 11,490, down 406 points, or 3.4%, at 11:25 a.m. Pacific time. Broader indexes were down......
  • Monster Mash: Safety changes weighed for Downtown Art Walk

     
    Downtown Art Walk: A Los Angeles City Council-approved task force will consider safety-related measures for the monthly Downtown Art Walk....
  • U.S. stock futures sink, gold rockets as markets reopen

     
    U.S. stock index futures plunged in Asian trading Sunday, signaling what may happen when shares open for trading in New York on Monday, as investors reacted to the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating and fresh worries about Europe’s government......
  • Gold soars to record high on global fears

     
    Gold hit new highs in Asian trading late Monday as stock markets slumped and the dollar struggled. Gold futures jumped to $1,718 an ounce, a record high and up 4.2% from Friday’s closing price of $1,648.80 in New York. The......
  • Stocks plummet again on European fears

     
    The stock market plummeted anew on Wednesday as fresh concerns about the European debt crisis and the dimming prospects for the global economy overwhelmed the brief euphoria that had carried stocks higher a day earlier. In another dramatically volatile...
  • Gold tops $1,900 as buyers pile on

     
    Gold topped another century mark Monday in its summer price surge, rising above $1,900 an ounce for the first time. The metal traded as high as $1,917.90 in afternoon electronic futures trading. In the regular futures session the near-term contract......
  • Identity theft, fake gems: Your weekly ScamWatch

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Afghanistan gems –- Military personnel in Afghanistan have been falling victim to local merchants selling fake gems they claim can be resold in the United States......
  • Stocks end the week down

     
    Stock markets fell on Friday morning as concerns about European banks and the U.S. economy continued to haunt investors. The Dow Jones industrial average finished the day down 172.93 points, or 1.6%, to 10817.65, enough to bring the blue-chip index......
  • Gold price surge leads to wave of crime [Video]

     
    The surging price of gold has made the precious metal attractive not only to investors but also to thieves. In Los Angeles, police have reported an increase of smash-and-grab robberies at jewelry stores and street muggings in which thieves have......
  • Stocks fall again in early trading

     
    Stock markets opened lower Friday morning as concerns about European banks and the U.S. economy continued to haunt investors. The Dow Jones industrial average was recently down 106 points, or 0.97%, to 10884.17. The morning provided little in the way........