2007 Sacajawea one dollar coin

PUBLIC LIVES: Sharing a Nation’s History and Culture, a Coin at a Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE golden coin’s message is as revolutionary as this city gets these days: Put aside revered dead presidents and contemplate Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who courageously guided Lewis and Clark in the 19th-century expedition that redefined America. In the clever marketing hands of the United States Mint’s director, Philip N. Diehl, a popular demand for…

Fallen stack of Chinese gold coins against bright red backdrop

China Turns to Gold

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Greater risk of instability can only increase the precious metal’s luster. By¬†Philip Diehl Aug. 13, 2013 12:55 p.m. ET Concerns are rising that the Chinese economy is headed for a hard landing. That would have implications for many markets, not least for gold. Conventional wisdom holds that a slowdown in China will reduce demand…