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Commission Needed to Reconsider Gold Standard: Sen. Rand Paul

Kitco News caught up with Senator Rand Paul on the sidelines of FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss the gold standard. His father, former member of the US House of Representative Dr. Ron Paul, has been known to advocate a return to a gold standard and Kitco News’ Daniela Cambone asked Sen. Rand Paul if he would carry the torch. The senator thinks a commission would be needed to study [...]

Gold’s Next Stop $1,000? — “Chart This!” w/ Kitco & The Gold Forecast

Could $1,000 be the next possible price point to watch in gold’s latest sell-off? Long overdue for a technical lesson, TheGoldForecast.com’s Gary Wagner joins Daniela Cambone of Kitco News for the latest edition of “Chart This!” amidst the recent carnage and chart damage inflicted on the gold markets. Hear what Wagner has to say from a technical standpoint in regards to gold’s drop to near 3-year lows and the recent [...]

GOLD TO REGAIN FULL STATUS AS FINANCIAL ASSET IN JANUARY AS BASEL III RULES KICK IN

Kitco News’ Daniela Cambone has released an interview with Scotia Bank’s VP of Commodities Patricia Mohr on the Basel III regulations going into effect on January 1st 2013, in which gold will be reclassified as a tier 1 asset.  As gold regains full status as a financial asset (meaning along with cash and treasuries, gold will be able to be used to meet margin calls), the metal should see substantial new demand from [...]

Judge Orders Illegal High School Valedictorian To Leave US

Daniela Pelaez has been ordered by a judge to return to her native Colombia by March 28, 2012. (CBS4)

MIAMI (CBS4) – A judge has ordered a top student at North Miami Senior High School to leave the country later this month.

The student has lived here since she was four. Now her classmates say they don’t plan on letting her leave without a fight.

Daniela Pelaez, 18, has spent most of her [...]