Category Archives: Alternative Assets

How to Spot Counterfeit Gold

If you’re choosing to invest in gold or other precious metals, you’re making a wise investment in your future. The decision to buy gold and silver, or other precious metal investment shows you understand financial markets can vary wildly, and … Continue reading

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The Slippery Measure of Inflation

Perhaps the claim is apocryphal, but pollster George Gallup is reported to have claimed he could prove God statistically. If we didn’t know better, we might guess that he began his stellar career at the Bureau of Labor statistics, or … Continue reading

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The Threat of War and Gold

Two weeks ago, the United States launched a bombing attack on a Syrian government airbase as retaliation for that country’s use of the nerve gas sarin against its own people. President Trump found Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of sarin … Continue reading

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Gold Price Climbs Amid Geopolitical Tensions

Imagine traveling across the globe for an important afternoon appointment only to be kept waiting for hours. That’s exactly what happened to Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, who headed to Russia Wednesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir V. … Continue reading

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Stick with Physical Gold Over Mining Stocks

Gold is sure acting like it’s trying to break out. As of April 13th, 2017, gold was at $1,287 spot price and an trading at high of $1,288 spot. As mentioned in a recent blog, uncertainty in geopolitical affairs is … Continue reading

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Why Brexit Could Propel Gold to New Highs

On March 29, 2017, nine months after a referendum approving by 51.9% the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU), UK Prime Minister Theresa May signed Article 50 of the EU Charter to initiate the action.

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Join the thousands who have protected their IRA with Gold.

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Has Our Economy Become Caught in a Bubble?

5 Charts that Suggest the Value of Your Nest Egg Could Soon Drop.   Just when you thought your savings were secure, and that you were ahead of the game. Sure, we’ve heard the adage “what goes up must come … Continue reading

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Stable Gold Price Flouts Economic Indicators

The big news is in – the monthly jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor, a sacrosanct economic indicator if ever there were one. The U.S. added 253,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7%.   … Continue reading

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Gold Reserves of Russia on Track to Surpass Those of China

The world’s central banks all store physical gold. They do so as a hedge against inflation, to maintain a hard asset on their books with universal value, and as backup against the possible debasement of their currency. Many nations also … Continue reading

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