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3 Trends That Underpin Silver in 2019

Investing | April 18, 2019

Recent gains in the stock market have been a bit of a downer for the silver market. After climbing above the $16.25 cent an ounce level in February, silver slid just below the $15.00 an ounce level. Blame it on the stock market. For now, investors have adopted a “risk-on” attitude and have pulled back […]

What China, the IMF, and the Global Economy Tell Us About Gold

Investing | April 15, 2019

Something’s afoot in China. Recently, the country has been on a gold buying spree. Data indicates that The People’s Bank of China increased their gold reserves by 60.62 million ounces in March alone. This figure marks the fourth consecutive month of increased purchases. China is not alone in their fervent gold acquisitions.    In 2018 […]

Paying 50 Cents for a Quarter

Investor Resources | April 11, 2019

What do the world’s first Ferris wheel, a quarter that costs 50 cents and Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry have in common? Answer: The 1893 World Columbian Exposition, also known as Chicago’s World Fair. It was the site of the world’s first Ferris wheel. Originally known as the “Chicago Wheel,” the Ferris wheel was […]

9 Tangible Asset Investing Terms Demystified

Investing | April 8, 2019

Education is one of the keys to success. When you are new to tangible assets investing there are several terms that may not be familiar to you. Here we break down and define 9 terms to help you get started on your precious metals investing journey. Fiat Fiat currency is defined as “paper money,” that […]

The History of The Ultra-Rare US Trade Dollar

Investor Resources | April 4, 2019

In the late 1860s and early 1870s trade between the U.S. and China was increasing. However, a threat to this trading emerged from the unlikeliest of places; the Mexican peso. * Many Chinese businesses preferred the peso to U.S. currency because the peso contained more silver than the standard U.S. dollar. This characteristic of business […]