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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 […]

Stock Market Turbulence, Rising Political Concerns Dominate Fourth Quarter

Investor Resources | January 9, 2019

2018 went out with a bang. Gold climbed steadily throughout the fourth quarter ending the year at a six-month high as investors clamored for the safety and security of precious metals in today’s increasingly turbulent environment. The U.S. stock market recorded its worst December since the Great Depression. Rising investor pessimism drove stocks sharply lower […]

How “Relativity” Plays into Gold Investments

Gold | January 7, 2019

The world is complex and it’s getting more complicated. The global marketplace is increasingly interconnected. What impacts one economy impacts another. This dynamic is also true of investment vehicles. Assets as different as equities and gold influence on one another. This concept is important in today’s stock market because a dimming equities picture is forcing […]

Understanding the Connection Between Gold Prices and the Dollar

Gold | January 2, 2019

Gold prices have increased by 9 percent since hitting a 19-month low in August of this year. Investors are noticing this trend as equities continue to approach bear market territory. However, for some, the factors driving up the price of gold are just as obscure as those pulling equities down. Historically, many cite mining activity, […]

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Investment | December 31, 2018

Do you want to eat healthier, exercise more or improve your finances in 2019? You aren’t alone. The first step is to make your resolutions. The simple act of actually defining your resolutions is important. People who made time to make resolutions were 10 times more likely to change their lives for the better after […]