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How Is The Market Price Of Gold Discovered and Determined?

Everyone wants to know what the price of gold is, but few have ever thought through how exactly the price is derived. We look at the definition and process behind the two most popular gold price types around: the gold fixed price and the gold spot price.

Is Gold Money?

Ron Paul and Ben Bernanke's debate about whether gold is money has split the financial community into two - we analyze the correct answer here by looking back at the history, purpose and characteristics of money and whether gold ultimately qualifies.

What is Gold?

Starting with the very basics, we explain what exactly gold is including its basic definition, its properties as an element, as well as the attributes which has made it a huge part of our lives as well as a very valuable commodity.