Gold rush: Price surge prompts Oklahomans to start new businesses

Gold prices rose steadily from 2008 to 2011, prompting an increase in the number of gold dealers in Oklahoma.

BY BRIANNA BAILEY Modified: January 20, 2013 at 1:28 am •  Published: January 20, 2013
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In search of a new career, precious metals dealer Sandra Ward opened Silver and Gold Exchange in a strip mall near NW 17 and Portland Avenue in November after seeing how well a friend was doing in the cash-for-gold business.

“I saw they were...

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