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27 Apr 2019
Billions of dollars worth of gold are being smuggled out of the African bush every year and funneled through the UAE. A Reuters analysis shows how it's surged, and the severe security and health impacts of the wildcat mining its fueling.
21 Dec 2018
Bodybuilder Dina Abdel Maksoud has become one of the first Egyptian women to win a gold trophy in a European championship.
21 Dec 2018
Nigerian minerals company Kian Smith has begun constructing the country's first gold refinery, which is expected to more than triple its capacity within five years after operations begin next June, an executive at the company developing it said.
25 Nov 2018
Bloomberg Intelligence's Mike McGlone examines the impact of oil, gold, and Bitcoin on the ETF market.
5 Feb 2018
Gold miners have made the Ecuadorian town of Zaruma rich. But the mine tunnels are causing buildings to collapse and the mining is polluting the environment. Ninety mines have been closed. What should happen next?
26 Sep 2017
Ayers Alliance Securities CIO Jonathan Barratt weighs in on the price of gold.
13 Aug 2017
Great Britain win gold in men's relay as Bolt staggers in agony before finish line.
5 Aug 2017
Farah stays strong to take gold in London.
11 Jul 2017
In today's "Futures in Focus," Alan Knuckman of Bulls-Eye Option discusses the outlook for oil and gold.
27 Dec 2016
Gold miners in Sudan are risking their lives to feed their families. They are using mercury and cyanide to get to the gold dust, and the toxic chemicals not only affect the miners but everyone else nearby.

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