POSTED: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 4:24pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 8:52am
The price of gold managed to stay afloat after the stock market tumbled yesterday. As a matter of fact, prices are still climbing and people in the upper valley are taking notice.
Gold is up more than 20% for the year. Even more reason for people to turn to the precious metal.
Depending on the purity, pieces in this store range from $16 to $35 a gram.
In these tough times, that money could be put to good use.
As the price of gold soars to record highs pawn shops are expecting even more people.
If you haven't checked to see if there's a little fortune in the back of your jewelry box, In these times you might want to take a look.