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Gold Miners Are Trading Drills for Deals

Gold | January 28, 2019

It’s getting prohibitively difficult to source gold deposits. Mining companies are learning that the easy-to-access gold is all but gone. Now, finding gold means excessive exploration costs. Even when they make a find the cost of getting the location up to production is exorbitant. Therefore, the mining companies are finding a different way to get […]

The True Cost of the Government Shutdown (and Why It Bolsters the Case for Gold)

Gold | January 24, 2019

It’s not just the 800,000 Federal workers who are hurt from this partial government shutdown, which now scores the dubious honor of being the longest ever in U.S. history. It’s the United States economy too. The partial government shutdown has a spiraling impact on the economy and is hurting economic growth. Real GDP growth is […]

A Coin Honoring A Famous Native American Woman

Investor Resources | January 21, 2019

Every school child in America grew up learning about Sacagawea. She, of course, was a legendary Native American (Lemhi Shoshone) woman who helped Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their exploratory expedition from North Dakota across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and back in 1805-1806. Sacagawea was born in 1788 or 1789 around […]

Precious Metals Are on the Move

Gold | January 17, 2019

The Wall Street pros who said gold would have a good year got it right. For the past six weeks, the price of gold has climbed straight up. In fact, the price of gold recently touched a major level that many traders and investors watch: $1,300 an ounce. Why is this important? The $1,300 level […]

The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

Investor Resources | January 14, 2019

In 1965 the US Mint melted 316,076 silver dollar coins that never reached circulation. These coins were the early batches of an initiative intended to coin 45 million silver dollars. The story of “the coins that never were” began with one man in Nevada. Representative Image In 1918, Senator Key Pittman of Nevada championed the […]