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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 […]


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, […]