By 2010 Gold was considered a rising star in the sport of figure skating. Gold got her first taste of skating at the age of 2, when her mother began carting the toddler and her fraternal twin sister, Carly, to nearby frozen marshes.Two years later she took silver at the 2012 World Juniors and the 2012 Rostelecom Cup. At the age of 5 Gold moved with her family to Springfield, Missouri, and for the next several years she didn't lace up a pair of skates.By 2010, Gold was being hailed by figure skating fans as one of the country's brightest young stars. The following season, her first as a junior-level skater, proved disappointing when Gold failed to qualify for the 2011 U. That year, while skating as a novice, she finished fourth at the U. With her sister Carly, also a competitive figure skater, Gold progressed rapidly. In addition she took home the silver medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championship and the Rostelecom Cup. At the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships in London, Ontario, Gold, who had moved up to the senior level at the start of the year, established a new personal-best score of 184.25 points to finish sixth overall.2014 was a major year for Gold. Eventually, the family moved to Chicago so that the two sisters could train with well-known figure skating coach Alexander Ouriashev. But she returned the next year in full force and captured the 2012 U. In various countries, gold is used as a standard for monetary exchange, in coinage and in jewelry.
It is specifically against IMF regulations to base any currency against gold for all IMF member states. Gold is the most malleable and ductile metal; a single gram can be beaten into a sheet of one square meter, or an ounce into 300 square feet.
The gold content of gold alloys is measured in carats (k), pure gold being designated as 24k.
Gold coins intended for circulation from 1526 into the 1930s were typically a standard 22k alloy called crown gold, for hardness.
During the Sub-Prime Mortgage driven Stock Crash of 2008, the U. Stock Market plummeted from a DOW high of 14,164 to touch a low in 2009 of 6,547.
Few investors escaped unharmed when Stocks fell 53%.Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au (from the Latin aurum, meaning shining dawn) and atomic number 79.