The price of an ounce of gold as of October 2015 is approximately $1,170. Gold has experienced depressed price activity in 2015 and has declined approximately $60, or 4.8 percent of its value, over the course of the year.
There are several commodity tracker websites such as GoldPrice and HardAssetsAlliance that are set up to track the price movements of various precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Precious metals are traded at a very high frequency in the stock market, so their prices tend to fluctuate more than the prices of stocks or company shares. Gold is heavily traded on the New York Commodities Exchange.