It is best to buy gold when the price per ounce is the lowest. In January and February 2015, gold prices per ounce ranged from $1,000 to $1,200. The average price per ounce in January 2005 was $420. More » Business & Finance Investing

Due to the time-sensitive and extremely fickle nature of the stock market, it is impossible for even expert investors to determine at what point it is best to buy or sell, except in hindsight. The best time also depends ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Major retailers such as Best Buy, and companies such as Apple, offer buy-now, pay-later options for customers. Best Buy offers six-and 12-month financing options, while Apple provides six-, 12- and 18-month financing cho... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

The price of silver and gold is determined by the current spot price per troy ounce set by the world’s major markets. Due to the forces of the international market, this spot price fluctuates throughout the day whenever ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Gold ETFs are exchange-traded mutual funds that track the price of gold by investing either in gold-producing companies or in physical gold bullion, explains Investopedia. Gold ETFs allow investors to take a position on ... More » Business & Finance Investing

The stock symbol for an ounce of gold is "XAU." The price of the commodity reflects the price of 1 ounce of the precious metal in U.S. dollars when traded. More »

The average price per ounce of silver in U.S. dollars was $19.08 in 2014. The price peaked in February at $22.05 after a low of $15.28 in November. This compares against an average of $23.83, high of $32.23 and low of $1... More » Business & Finance Investing