Some operations in Africa, Asia and South America employ kids for as little as $2 a day. Yet policing the exploitation is difficult in the porous global metals market.
India is the largest consumer of the precious metal, so investors should understand what drives demand there.
Demand for 0.1-ounce American Eagle coins spiked after a downturn in prices, depleting supplies and closing the door on entry-level bullion investors.
Gold in particular may be at a tipping point: It could either stage a rally or sink into further declines.
Once demand tapers off from warmer weather, we can expect the price of UNG to do the same.
The bubble will burst, so take some profits off the table now.
With investor sentiment running at extremely pessimistic levels, will a technical look at this sector reveal any bargains?
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