05.02.2009 - Gold part commodity part currency eyes $1,000 near term
From Marketoracle.co.uk: Gold demand in the 3Q of 2008 was very strong after being weak for several quarters. Identifiable demand was 1,133.4 tonnes. That figure was up 170.1 tonnes or 18% year over year. Valued in U.S. dollars gold demand was $31.8 billion and up 51% year over year. That number is a record and marks a 45% increase from the record numbers set in the 2Q..... Full Article: Source