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2009-02-03 10:17:00

Cupid Reveals Secret Weapon to Combat Economy & Radiate Love PLANO, Texas, Feb.

2008-12-02 21:26:05

The Salvation Army says a gold ring appraised at $2,000 was dropped in a Uniontown, Pa., donation kettle where it was found by charity workers. The group said the 18-karat white gold piece of jewelry was found inside a kettle placed outside a Giant Eagle supermarket, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday. The Salvation Army said the ring was was spotted by workers counting its contents Nov.

2008-11-13 12:00:17

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash-strapped consumers are finding bonanzas in their jewelry boxes as they sell their unwanted gold to pay for holiday gifts -- but more and more are complaining some gold dealers aren't ethical or offering fair prices.

2008-10-11 18:00:24

By Jeffery Muse GOLD is mined across the world and has been greatly prized since ancient times. It appears as veins in various types of rock, founds as flakes, dust or luckiest of all, as nuggets but is also present in electrum beside silver. The mineral itself is wonderfully ductile.

2008-09-02 00:00:22

By Sharen Kaur DEGEM Bhd may acquire smaller rivals to build its business, but wants to grow independently first, executive director Stephen Choong said. "If it fits into our expansion and the price is good, we may acquire the firms. But we are not looking at it now," Choong told Business Times.

2008-08-29 18:00:32

MILLIONS of motorists are struggling to cope with soaring car costs but the super-rich are being urged to wear their wealth not only on their sleeves but on the roof of their cars. While most drivers can hardly afford to fill a tank, those with mega wealth can strike gold.

2008-08-21 18:00:41

MASKED thieves broke into a man's home and attacked him while he slept in his bed, police said. Kenneth Britton, 46, was seriously assaulted about 4amon Saturday at home in theWestra area of Dinas Powys, South Wales.

2008-08-05 18:00:16

19-year-old entrepreneur Artin Afsharjavan announces the launch of his latest venture, HillStreetDiamonds.com, an online diamond wholesaler. Sales on the newly launched site exceeded one million dollars in the first two weeks, far exceeding expectations.

2008-07-28 06:01:05

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971)(President: Makoto Kawamura) is pleased to announce that it has developed a new fine ceramic with a color that closely resembles 18-karat gold. The material has been created by raising the brightness level approximately 5% (approx.

2008-07-14 15:00:39

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Vaaldiam Resources Ltd. (TSX:VAA) reports that the latest diamond sale from its 100% owned Chapada Diamond Mine, in the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil achieved a record price of US$ 800 per carat.

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