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2018-01-22 11:15
That would mean Meyers Taylor has one Olympic stone left unturned, and after a very challenging year the U.S. women's bobsledder is starting her final preparations to win the gold that slipped away at the Sochi Games four years ago. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File), The Associated ...
2018-01-22 11:15
Silver in 2014. That would mean Meyers Taylor has one Olympic stone left unturned, and after a very challenging year the U.S. women's bobsledder is starting her final preparations to win the gold that slipped away at the Sochi Games four years ago. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)more +.
2018-01-22 11:03
Gold has recently benefited from a significantly weaker U.S. dollar, rising more than 7% since its recent lows see one-month ago. At the same time, silver has increased 8% during the same period. Many analysts see this the latest price action as lackluster because historically, because of its volatility, can ...
2018-01-22 11:03
More stringent pollution controls in China could also require more catalysts for diesel vehicles, according to SP Angel. The gap between the price of platinum and its sister metal palladium, which is used in gasoline catalysts, has now narrowed to below $100 an ounce. Last year palladium was one of the ...
2018-01-22 11:03
In a sign of the changing mood, data released in the US late Friday showed hedge funds had raised their bets on platinum futures to a four-month high. “The recently unloved precious metal . . . finally begins to outperform and gain the attention of hedge fund managers,” analysts at brokerage SP Angel ...
2018-01-22 11:03
February gold futures last traded at $1,333.90 an ounce, relatively flat on the day; at the same time, March silver futures last traded at $17.025 an ounce, also relatively flat. Kitco.com shows the gold/silver ratio, remains near its recent multi-year highs at 78.46. It currently takes more than 78 ounces of ...
2018-01-22 10:52
2017 Topps Silver Packs delivered special 1987 Topps Chrome cards. Rather than keeping with the 30th anniversary theme, and moving ahead to 1988, they're jumping backwards. Although 1988 has its fans, 1983 Topps Baseball is considered by many to not only be one of the most attractive sets of ...
2018-01-22 10:52
FOO FIGHTERS' "Concrete And Gold" tour has added seven new headline dates to its North American itinerary. The North American leg of the tour supporting the band's "Concrete And Gold" album (Roswell/RCA) has further expanded its 2018 itinerary with a run of new arena headlines beginning ...
2018-01-22 10:41
This year's edition commemorates "Life." It will be followed in years 2019 and 2020 with designs celebrating "Liberty" and Americans' pursuit of "Happiness." PCGS has created a special label for each coin. (See designs for the three coins.) Look to Thursday, Jan. 25, for the "Life" proof Platinum Eagle.
2018-01-22 10:41
We're all about that BLING! Stars turned up at the 2018 SAG Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Sunday, January 21, dripping in diamonds, emeralds, rubies and more gems that were as blinding as they were beautiful. From Margot Robbie's dainty designs to Allison Williams' bold ear cuff, we ...
2018-01-22 10:30
The recently popularised 'Platinum Days of Love' is a ritual where couples commemorate the day they fell in love with the exchanging of platinum rings. Although the product of a highly successful marketing campaign, it has caught on across the country, first with Bollywood and sports stars who shared ...
2018-01-22 10:30
Barrick Gold has managed to grow its production in Q4-2017 from Q3-2017, even with declining volumes from Acacia Mining, and that will fuel earnings growth. The company will likely achieve its annual AISC target, report free cash flows and reiterate its commitment to bring the debt down to $5Bn by ...
2018-01-22 10:30
Fans can't get enough of the Foo Fighters, who have expanded their North American Concrete and Gold tour to meet demand. The band has added seven new dates to their itinerary, which already included 30 dates, half of which are sold out. The tour begins in April. The additional dates have been ...
2018-01-22 10:30
Following a breakout year for Lil Pump in 2017, where his viral hit "Gucci Gang" took over the internet, the single has now reached platinum status. The RIAA (Recording Industry Academy of America) announced the news last week of "Gucci Gang" surpassing sales of 1 million to become certified ...
2018-01-22 10:30
EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Oak Services Partners, LLC ("Silver Oak"), a leading lower-middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on business, healthcare and consumer services companies, announced today that it completed the sale of Construction Labor ...
2018-01-22 10:30
Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan, who is mocked by some political analysts in AP and YSRCP leaders as the 'Agent of Chandrababu Naidu', is now being accused as Telangana CM KCR's political pawn. On the day when Pawan started Praja Yatra with the blessings of Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy, ...
2018-01-22 10:18
Foo Fighters do love their stage time and the hard touring rock vets have tacked on more 2018 dates to their "Concrete and Gold" tour. Seven new stops have been added to their itinerary, with all of the new dates taking place in October. New cities getting shows include Phoenix (Oct. 8, Talking Stick ...
2018-01-22 10:18
Gold has been on an upward slope since the Fed increase, driven by big managers' money rushing into the safe haven as doubts linger around equities, says Peter Hug, director of Global Trading at Kitco Metals.“This year, right after the Fed rate increase we've had an upward slope. If we extrapolate out ...
2018-01-22 10:18
If you thought hitting 500 episodes might make a show old, wait until you see what Pawn Stars is unearthing in its milestone episode. One of the show's stars, Rick Harrison, heads to Washington, D.C., and, as you can see in the exclusive clip above, finds a suit worn by George Washington — yes, that ...
2018-01-22 10:07
ELMHURST, QUEENS -- Cops are searching for two burglars believed to be be responsible for stealing nearly $50,000 worth of jewelry, electronics and cash in a string of heists between Elmhurst and Maspeth. The two men are suspected of breaking into nine homes less than four miles apart from one ...