Gold Sales From Soros Reveal 12-Year Bull Run Decay

Gold Sales From Soros Reveal 12-Year Bull Run Decay

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The slump in gold is curbing profit for those extracting the metal, in some cases from as deep as 2.4 miles underground. As bullion almost quadrupled since 2003, mining costs jumped more than fivefold, data compiled by New York-based Kenneth Hoffman and other analysts at Bloomberg Industries show.