The Betts name has been inextricably linked with precious metals for over a quarter of a millennium and the family business is the oldest surviving precious metal refining and dealing business in the UK. 1760 saw the dawn of the industrial revolution in England and the ascension of King George III to the throne. Alexander Betts came from Battle in Sussex to the village of Birmingham...
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Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks, Dollar and Oil
Gold fell $10.85 to $1312.65 by midmorning in New York before it climbed back to almost unchanged in early afternoon trade, but it then fell back off again into the close and ended with a loss of 0.71%. Silver slipped to a low as $19.312 and ended with a loss of 0.66%.
Going for gold – but is it a good investment?
Is gold an investment? Last week I would have been very tempted to answer “who cares?” as I fondled a kilogram bar a little smaller than an iPhone. The colour, smoothness and sheer weight of such a small object was totally seductive.