There's Never Been a Better Time to Sell Your Gold! 2.23K Hamilton Nolan 06/08/10 04:04PM Filed to: Records Records Money Matters Gold the end Gold prices rose above $1,250 per ounce today, the highest price ever. Downside: it's a reaction of panicked investors to the ongoing total collapse of the European and, yes, global economies. Upside: it's a great time for chain-snatchers. Tie.