Learn about the Coinage Act of 1965 and how it impacted American coinage and half-dollars

What to Know About the Coinage Act of 1965

In the early 1960s, the U.S. faced a dwindling supply of silver that threatened to elevate the demand of coins such as the dime and quarter—coins that at the time contained actual silver—beyond their face value. The Coinage Act of 1965 aimed to address this shortage. This silver shortage spurred people to hoard significant amounts…

Gold Bars on Top of The Chinese Flag

Why China’s Secret Gold Binge Is an Overt Buy Signal

China has been buying a lot of gold lately. As a matter of fact, they’re acquiring the yellow metal at a record pace.   In March, the People’s Bank of China added 11.2 metric tons to their gold reserves. They added 9.95 metric tons in February, 11.8 in January, and 9.95 in December of last year. The latest figures put their gold holdings at more than 60 million ounces—earning them a place alongside the U.S., Germany, Italy, France, and Russia as having some of the largest…

coy wells presenting next to money being printed

Will Trump Print More Money? | USMR Market Insights

On April 4th of 2019, Donald Trump challenged the federal reserve’s actions of quantitative tightening and asked for quantitative easing, or the printing of more money and lowering of interest rates. Will Trump Print More Money?- Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00 As we conclude our segment on 401ks and IRA’s and the benefits of transferring…

patrick brunson presenting next to sea of drowning dollar signs in an ocean of debt

America’s Debt Addiction | USMR Market Insights

Ten years after our worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, many still haven’t recovered—and neither has our national debt. Our debt nightmare has skyrocketed to an all-time record high of $22 trillion, and many are worried this could be the tipping point for yet another financial calamity.  America’s Debt Addiction- Video Transcription Patrick…

coy wells presenting next to a gold coin in its protective case about quantitative easing

Enduring Quantitative Easing | USMR Market Insights

For financial markets, 2018 was one of the most volatile years on record and the worst-performing year in recent memory. As consumers, the effect of this leaves potential for decline and threatens the integrity of our IRA’s and 401(k) plans. Now, with the potential for quantitative easing to take effect in 2019, many are looking…

Gold: Your Strategic Asset for 2019

What Makes Gold a Strategic Asset

Some people buy gold coins because they believe it stabilizes their wealth, as gold can protect your purchasing power in times of rising inflation. Other people buy gold as a form of legacy protection in order to pass down to their kids later on. Whatever the reason, buying gold can be a good thing for…