Bernanke: Gold Seen by Some as `Disaster Insurance'

July 18 (Bloomberg) -- Gold prices have fallen this year because investors see a reduced need for "disaster insurance," Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said. Bernanke spoke in response to questions from Senator Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican, during his testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. (This is an excerpt. Source: Bloomberg)

Why This Could Be a Tough Quarter for Tesla
56:08 - David Kirkpatrick, chief executive officer at Techonomy, and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson preview Tesla earnings and discuss the outlook for the company. They speak to Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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