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Friday morning saw gold drop $25 an ounce in two minutes due to a single sell order that triggered a large number of smaller, automated sell orders. The plunge brought gold down to... Read More »

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A checkbook IRA, also known as a self-directed IRA or a checkbook-controlled IRA, is an investment vehicle that allows the investor to control how his or her funds are invested. Checkbook IRAs are... Read More »

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U.S. Treasury Banking on Gold

Many experts recommend physical gold as a safe haven and hedge against inflation, yet even with a government shut down and struggling economy, gold prices have still not made a significant jump. This... Read More »

SAVE II Act’s Impact on Bullion Coins

A number of bills have been introduced lately looking to reduce the Federal Government’s deficit. The Savings, Accountability, Value, and Efficiency II (SAVE II) Act (H.R. 3146) is just such a bill. Introduced... Read More »

The Return to the Gold Standard

Throughout most of the 1800s and 1900s, currency around the world was tied to the value of gold. During this time, people could trade paper money for gold based on the current exchange... Read More »