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The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Libertas Americana Coin

Market News | November 4, 2019

It was October of 1781. US forces had recently defeated the British in Yorktown. The win was a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Though it would be nearly two more years until the US claimed victory, many were beginning to see how the war would end bringing a close to more than 8 years […]

What the End of Globalization Means for You

Gold | October 28, 2019

Globalization gets a bad rap. Just like much of economics, globalization is a zero-sum game. There are Winners and Losers American manufacturing workers were losers during the recent wave of globalization. It’s blamed for massive job loss here in America as manufacturers chased cheaper labor opportunities in other parts of the globe. To be fair, […]

Three Truths, And a Lie About Gold

Gold | October 23, 2019

Investors sometimes hesitate when contemplating a gold purchase. They are unsure of about taking the next step because they find commodities confusing. This uncertainty is understandable. Gold is nebulous. It doesn’t trace back to a product, service, or a board of directors. In contrast, stocks and bonds are less opaque. They are the life blood […]

Why Your Tangible Assets Portfolio Should Include Rare Coins

Market News | October 21, 2019

It’s commonly know that gold is a great hedge against inflation and a proven portfolio diversifier. What isn’t commonly known is that investments in U.S. rare coins do an even better job at growing your long-term investment returns. In fact, the investment return on U.S. rare coins over the last 40 years is higher than […]

What Does the Repo Market Drama Mean For You?

Investment | October 16, 2019

Attention passengers, the pilot has turned on the seat belt sign. There is turbulence ahead. The latest drama in the repo market may be a wake-up call that all is not right in the banking system. The repo market, a little-talked about corner of the U.S. financial system has been making headlines in recent weeks. […]