China likely source of pirated gold bars in global market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Bars of gold fraudulently stamped with well-known refineries' logos are believed to be making their way to the global market, and China is allegedly the major source o...

Brazil says 1 suspect nabbed in $30 million gold heist

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they have captured one of the participants in last week's heist of gold bullion worth more than $30 million at Sao Paulo's main airport. Au...

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Reveals America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--Wine Enthusiast magazine has released the hotly anticipated 2018 iteration of its annual America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants list, available online today, as w...

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Reveals America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--Wine Enthusiast magazine has released the hotly anticipated 2018 iteration of its annual America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants list, available online today, as w...

Three Taiwanese women arrested in Japan for smuggling gold in their bras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese media outlets have reported that three Taiwanese women have been arrested at the airport in Hakodate, Hokkaido for attempting to illegally smuggle gold into the c...

Owner of Austin vault accused of fraud in missing gold

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The founder and former majority owner of a downtown Austin vault has been charged with fraud and misusing money customers gave him to buy gold, silver and platinum on their behalf...

Metal investors left behind even as prices soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Metals prices have surged over the last year as China's economy rebounds and Donald Trump's election lifts prospects in the U.S. But investors hoping to get in on those gains face a ch...

Document: Suspect told police he left during Alaska shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The suspect in a triple homicide at an Alaska coin and precious metal shop told police he witnessed a shootout at the Anchorage business and left as bullets were flying, accor...

The Latest: Police trying to find motive in Alaska shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that left three men dead at a precious-metals shop in Alaska (all times local): 1 p.m. Police in Alaska say they'r...

California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of n...

Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government. ...

Beware of scary Brexit headlines pushing you to buy gold

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horrors in the present tense, as if they...

NT$4.8 million in cash seized from woman at airport

Taipei, Dec. 23 (CNA) A Taiwanese woman was stopped by police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday with NT$4.8 million (US$146,263) in cash concealed in her luggage and carry-on baggage,...

Bruce Lee commemorative coins go on sale in Taiwan

Silver coins featuring Bruce Lee went on sale at the Bank of Taiwan on Tuesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Hong Kong American martial artist. The one-ou...

ICE Benchmark Administration Announces Two New Direct Participants to the Gold Auction

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2015--Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced that two new direct participants have been ap...