Paris defends title as fashion research lab

PARIS (Reuters) – Balenciaga on Thursday proved yet again that Paris remained one of the world’s most experimental fashion capitals despite efforts by rivals Milan, New York and London to upstage it.

Gold Prices Fight for a Rally

NEW YORK (TheStreet ) — Gold prices were finally showing signs of life Friday after the metal plummeted 11% in September leaving gold investors battered and bruised. Gold for December delivery was rallying $13.30 to $1,630.60 an ounce at the Comex division of the New…

Gold Prices Fall Flat as Europe’s Debt Dance Drags On

NEW YORK (TheStreet ) — Gold prices tried to recover after a late-day selloff Wednesday triggered by technical trading and U.S. dollar strength. Gold for December delivery closed down 80 cents at $1,617.30 an ounce at the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange….

Gold to Move ‘Above $2,000 in Coming Months’: UBS

Gold’s recent sell-off belies its long term attractiveness and investors should avoid the panic and stay faithful to the precious metal, Dominic Schnider, Commodities expert at UBS Wealth Management told CNBC Thursday.

Sudanese-Canadian gold mine to expand, produce copper

HASSAI GOLD MINE, Sudan (Reuters) – Sudan plans to double gold production at its main mine run together with Canada’s La Mancha Resources within around two to three years and launch a copper production by 2015 or later, company officials said.

Fashion Bloggers Get Agents

The advent of agents who specialize in fashion bloggers, who now can command four- and five-figure deals with labels.

Gold fever at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (Reuters) – Fashion designers poured gold onto the Milan catwalks this week with collections rich in metallic finishes and designed to appeal to buyers who are keeping the luxury industry afloat in austere times.

A cad in goth’s clothing: My summer at camp before High School

When I graduated from my small, K-8th grade Catholic school, I won the not-coveted “Most Likely to Do Her Homework Ahead of Time” award. Obviously, there was only one way to celebrate this achievement before heading off to high school: summer camp. I got to…