Categories for Precious Metal Investing

Gold Value vs. Dollar Value

December 12, 2018

It’s been a volatile year for both the stock market and the U.S. dollar. While the dollar did see a heartening upswing after April, the current state of national and global politics has made it hard to predict with any reasonable degree of certainty how the dollar will fare at any point in the near future. Speculation that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates helped the value of the dollar, but overall, the period from June 2017 to June 2018 was not particularly kind to the dollar. After a skid from June through September 2017, the dollar began to... View Article

How Can Gold Save Your Life?

September 26, 2018

While most people invest in gold simply as a way to increase their own wealth and accrue capital, gold is also a wise investment to make in times of economic and political uncertainty. Precious metal investing isn’t tied to the success of any government, market or economic system—as a result, gold investing is an excellent way to safeguard yourself and your household against adverse economic and political circumstances. From contemporary Venezuela to the late Roman Empire, failed states and economic systems have left untold numbers of people without access to food, clean water and financial structures. Those with gold investments,... View Article

How Does the Life Cycle of Currencies Work?

July 12, 2018

Currencies are one of the oldest human inventions. Since the dawn of civilization, people have been assigning value to abstract materials and using them to trade goods and services. Even some primates exhibit this behavior, meaning that the use of currencies is probably one of the deepest evolutionary instincts that people possess. It’s important to understand the way that currencies work if you’re considering engaging in precious metal investing. In the past, currencies consisted of precious metals, like gold and silver. As states evolved, they began to establish central banks. These central banks printed coins and bills made of commonplace... View Article

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