History of the United States Mint

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For over 200 years, the U.S. Mint has supplied the country with coins and notes. Like many other aspects of our history, it started with a rather unique twist. One of the great ironies of political policy will take place when the Department of the Treasury removes Alexander Hamilton as the main subject of the… Read more »

Weekly Gold Price Recap: September 7 – September 11, 2015

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Monday opened the week by dropping to levels last seen mid-August, after a mixed bag of U.S. jobs data Friday revealed no solid indications of whether the Fed will raise interest rates this month. The dollar also steadied, further pulling gold prices down. Meanwhile, in China, data has been revealed that the People’s Bank is… Read more »

Weekly Gold Price Recap: August 31 – September 4, 2015

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Gold news this week focused around discussion about whether or not the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. Monday morning saw the gold market take a dip, after the weekend’s comments from Fed policymakers. Representatives from Wyoming made statements indicating an intention to still raise interest rates by the end of the year,… Read more »

What’s the Story Behind the Nazi Gold Train?

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The news has been hopping the past few weeks with news of the possible discovery of the Nazi Gold Train 1. Though there’s a lot of excitement and speculation running wild, there are a lot of questions that still remain unanswered. What’s on the train? To whom does it legally belong? What should be done… Read more »

Weekly Gold Price Recap: August 24 – August 28, 2015

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Last Friday’s seven-week high left gold in a pretty solid position when trading opened Monday. Monday’s gold trading range held fairly steady around $1,150 as gold maintained its safe-haven stance amid “Black Monday” news from China—the Shanghai Composite fell by 8.5% to erase all 2015 profits, the factory sector is shrinking at its fastest rate… Read more »

Oil Hits $40: What It Means for Gold Prices

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When the world last saw oil prices at $40/barrel the economy was just beginning to show some signs of life after the 2008 meltdown. With the price of this essential commodity now hovering around that price and possibly going lower, many analysts are trying to evaluate what this means for the world economy over the… Read more »