In "For Palestinians, Everyday Hardship at the Checkpoints" [Sept. 24, 2007], Naomi Lalo's name was spelled incorrectly.

"Four Options for Buying Gold" [Dec. 31, 2007-Jan. 7, 2008] reported that investors must have gold bullion bars or coins valued by an appraiser when selling them. In fact, appraisals are required only in certain cases.