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  • New York Stock Exchange March 25, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Mar 30, 2015
    The S&P 500 slipped in the first four sessions before rebounding modestly on Friday. As a result the index shed 2.23% during the week. The index has finished lower in 18 of the past 28 sessions.A piece of history was recorded in the first...
  • Karatbars: Where contrary to Warren Buffett, you can earn a return buying gold
    Karatbars: Where contrary to Warren Buffett, you can earn a return buying gold
    Back in 1998, billionaire investor Warren Buffett gave a speech at Harvard University where he unashamedly stated his disapproval with owning physical gold, citing its lack of a dividend or return as the premise for his beliefs. This doctrine was...
  • New York Stock Exchange March 18, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Mar 23, 2015
    The S&P 500 finished three sessions with fairly large gains on its way to a 2.62% weekly increase. The rebound took most stocks and the indexes out of fully oversold conditions and sent many of the constituents back into fully overbought...
  • Emily Riedel of Bering Sea Gold
    'Bering Sea Gold' Season 4 episode 2: 'Escape Goat' recap review
    Last night, March 20, "Bering Sea Gold" the reality TV series continued season 4 with an episode on The Discovery Channel titled, "Escape Goat." Last week we saw a glimpse into what each crew in Nome, Alaska hoped to recover...
  • Panning for Gold as a hobby
    Panning for Gold as a hobby
    Panning for Gold can be a great hobby for you, or the whole family. Gold panning became famous in America during the California Gold Rush. Panning for Gold is the oldest method of searching for this valuable mineral.The first recorded instance of...
  • New York Stock Exchange March 12, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Mar 16, 2015
    The S&P 500 closed lower three times in the past week and finished with a third straight week of losses as it slipped 0.86% lower. Tuesday slipped 1.70% accounting for the largest session retreat seen so far. The large drop was followed by the...
  • Metal Detecting at the beach
    The hobby of metal detecting for fun and profit
    Metal Detecting has become one of the most profitable of hobbies (sometimes) in the last 30 years or so. Yes, it’s been around for many years, but now the Metal Detectors even come in “Gold Detectors” to specifically find Gold,...
  • Emily Riedel portrait
    'Bering Sea Gold' Season 4 premiere: 'Good Morning, Viet-Nome' recap
    Last night, March 13, the "Bering Sea Gold" Season 4 TV premiere "Good Morning, Viet-Nome" on The Discovery Channel gave us a glimpse into what each crew in Nome, Alaska has to work with this season and what they plan to...
  • Gold Rush cast
    'Gold Rush' airs dirt and drama with 'The Whole Truth': recap
    Last night, March 13, on The Discovery Channel "Gold Rush" special episode, "The Whole Truth," we had a chance to see inside Season 5 of the gold mining television show on a deeper level. The show exposes the dirt and the drama...
  • New York Stock Exchange March 6, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Mar 9, 2015
    The S&P 500 closed lower in three of five sessions and slipped 1.58% lower for the week. The index saw the bulk of these losses in Friday’s setback as the index appeared to break lower from likely resistance in the upper half of the 100...
  • Todd and Jack Hoffman of Gold Rush
    'Gold Rush' Season 5 finale: 'Millions In Gold' recap
    Last night, March 6, the "Gold Rush" Season 5 finale, "Millions In Gold," on the Discovery Channel showed the true determination of the miners in their efforts to meet their goals for the year. Parker Schnabel was clearly the...
  • Coup card game
    Identity-Based Card Game Coup is All Style, Little Substance
    Indie Boards and Cards, makers of 2011’s The Resistance, continues to churn out products that look great and possess intriguing role-based themes, but Coup, like its predecessors, is crippled by gameplay flaws that preclude any attempt at...
  • NEw ork Stock Exchange Feb 20, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Mar 2, 2015
    The S&P 500 broke a three week string of gains with a small loss of 0.28% for the week. The index saw the week’s high and low separated by only 16.59 points as it traded tightly against likely resistance in the upper level of the 100 L...
  • New York Stock Exchange Feb 20, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Feb 23, 2015
    The S&P 500 finished higher in two of the holiday shorted week’s four sessions and posted a 0.64% gain. The index has finished higher in eight of the past 12 sessions. The index stalled near the lower level resistance of the 100 L early...
  • New York Stock Exchange Feb 13, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Feb 16, 2015
    For the second straight week the S&P 500 pushed higher in three sessions and posted a 2.02% gain. The index amassed a 5.11% gain in finishing six of the past ten sessions higher. The two week rebound took the S&P 500 to a record close on...