gold

Look out below! The price of gold is plummeting.

Why the sell-off in gold is good for the economy

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Jun 27, 2013

Texas wants its gold back! Wait, what?

Texas's desire to return some of its gold from the New York Fed is a window into the strange role the yellow metal plays in the financial world.

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Mar 26, 2013

Why Germany wants its 674 tons of gold back

Alert the screenwriters! The next great movie heist can now be written.

  • Neil Irwin
  • ·
  • Jan 16, 2013

The GOP has picked the wrong time to rediscover gold

In 1981, President Ronald Reagan created the Gold Commission. The purpose of the commission was to appease conservatives who wanted to see the country return to the gold standard. The conclusion of the Commission? That's a clown idea, bro.

  • Ezra Klein
  • ·
  • Aug 24, 2012