Gold has fallen below $1,800 an ounce. But CNBC's Jim Cramer calls gold a buy, especially gold-mining stocks.
With more evidence that China's economy might face a hard landing, much of the momentum for commodities is starting to subside
Gold prices should rise with bailouts of Greece, other euro nations, says analyst Jay Taylor. Gold prices edged above $1,500 an ounce as Greece neared approval of austerity plan.
The Sheetrock producing Empire, Nev., will become a ghost town June 20. The isolated company town quit mining gypsum and dry wall production this year as a result of the construction industry slump.
The Dow gained about 187 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rising sharply, too
Gold prices hit $1,275.20 per ounce Tuesday. A poor economy and record prices have renewed interest in prospecting in Western states where public lands are rich with deposits and small-scale operators are all but free from government regulation.
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