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Is This Gold’s Big Breakout? USMR Market Insights

The price of gold topped $1,300/oz last Friday, hitting its highest level since June 2018. As confidence in the dollar continues to fall amidst geopolitical uncertainty, individuals and countries are flocking to the proven safe haven of physical gold. Is This Gold’s Big Breakout?- Video Transcription Patrick Brunson:               00:00 So over the last week, we’ve…

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Why The Dollar Won’t Drop To Zero USMR Market Insights

Various sources have been discussing that the United States could lose its rank as one of the largest economies going into the year 2020. On this episode of Market Insights, Coy Wells discusses why this doesn’t forecast doom for the U.S. dollar.  Why The Dollar Won’t Drop To Zero- Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00…

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Palladium at Record High USMR Market Insights

Gold, silver, and platinum are well-known assets for protecting your hard-earned dollars, but one metal has taken the precious metals market by storm. Palladium recently broke through $1,400 for the first time, making it the top-performing commodity of the last several years.  Palladium at Record High- Video Transcription Patrick Brunson:               00:01 Over the last…

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“Darkening Skies”: Global Storm Clouds are Gathering

While the United States grapples with the longest government shutdown on record, there seems to be little common ground among lawmakers and no likely deal in sight.   Some 800,000 government workers just missed their first paycheck since parts of the government were shuttered—and there’s increasing pressure on both sides of the political aisle to come together for the sake of the clerical, technical, administrative, and professional workers at agencies like the Departments of Homeland…

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Gold Is on the Move | USMR Market Insights

Recently, the gold market has been moving in an upward direction. What will the markets do in the short and long term? In today’s episode of USMR Market Insights, Patrick Brunson and Coy Wells talk about what we could see gold do in the near future.  Gold Is on the Move- Video Transcription Coy…

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A New Year. An Old Portfolio. A Questionable Outcome.

The holidays are over. Christmas trees have been tossed to the curb, and we’re finally back to work. It’s 2019, the 19th year of the 21st century and the last year of the 2010s. We are customarily knee-deep in resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, and get more sleep—but also up to our eyeballs in the fallout from 2018.    It was a tough year for anyone with a savings or retirement…