With this app you will always have the fastest most up to date spot prices on gold and silver.Gold prices are a good indicator of how healthy the U.S. economy is. When the price of gold is high, that's when the economy is not healthy. Why? Investors flock to gold when they are protecting their investments from either a crisis or inflation. When gold prices drop, that usually means the economy is healthy. That's because investors have left gold for other, more lucrative, investments like stocks, bonds or real estate.