What Is A Mint Mark on a Coin?

What Is a Mint Mark on a Coin?

S, W, D, P Are these letters an arcane initialism? Secret message? Online coupon code? These letters are none of the above! S, W, D, and P are mint marks you’re likely to see on American coinage. Coin mint marks provide information about a coin that’s important for the following reasons. A Coin’s Mint Mark…

How Much Gold Is In the World? Market Insights

How Much Gold Remains in the World? Watch the Video!

Central banks around the world are reportedly buying gold at an alarming rate. Just how much of the world’s gold supply are these global powerhouses stockpiling, and what are the other major sources driving gold demand today? Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.  How Much Gold Is in…

Gold & Silver American Eagle Coin Stacks

Diversification Brings Peace of Mind in Tumultuous Times

It’s the simple things that we all have in common. Sometimes, all anyone wants at the end of the day is a sense of inner peace. Peace of mind, however, can be a scarce commodity.   Nearly 40 percent of Americans have reported that politics have stressed them out.  If you are stressed out about political turmoil, you are not alone. A recent study published in the Public Library of…

How Much Gold Is In the World? Download U.S. Money Reserve's Special Report to Find Out

How Much Gold Is In the World?

Gold remains one of the rarest elements on earth. But just how hard is it to come by, and when might the gold supply run out? America’s Gold Authority® has the answers. How Much Gold Has Been Mined? No one knows for certain how to calculate the total amount of gold ever mined, but the…

What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNS

What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNs

Financial giant Barclays has rolled out a new way to obtain precious metals: exchange-traded notes (ETNs). How do they work and are there hidden costs? Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Coy Wells.  What You Might Not Know About Gold ETNs – Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00 The UK based…

Can I Buy Silver at the Silver Spot Price?

Can I Buy Silver at the Silver Spot Price?

The spot price of silver reflects the current market price of one ounce of silver. It doesn’t necessarily reflect the time or energy it takes to design, mint, or ship a silver coin. It also doesn’t factor in the supply or demand for an individual silver coin. Here, we’ll explain why offers to buy silver…

Recession-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Step-by-Step Guide

 Recession-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Step-By-Step Guide

With many analysts forecasting a slowdown—if not a full-blown recession—in the near future, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared before it happens. Find out how owning precious metals, like gold and silver, can help protect you from a potential economic downturn in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.  Recession-Proofing Your…

Is It Safe to Buy Gold Online? Person Holding Their Credit Card and Looking to Buy Gold Coins Online

Is It Safe to Buy Gold Coins and Bars Online?

You shop for clothes, books, groceries, and gifts online. You may even do most of your banking online. But buying gold online? You might be a little wary, and that’s okay. We’ll explain how you can be smart and buy gold online—safely. Are You at Risk? Amid the meteoric rise of the price of gold…

Gold Bars Stacked on Top of One Hundred Dollar Bills

Paper Wealth, Paper Millionaires, and the Paper Rich

We all know that the financial markets cannot continue to climb indefinitely. Stocks have routinely collapsed throughout history, and bad things have been set in motion by a variety of factors, like speculation, inflation, asset bubbles, bank failures, mass unemployment, and geopolitics.   Market crashes wipe out what’s called “paper wealth,” leaving a wake of decimated “paper millionaires” who, according to Investopedia, are individuals with “a high net worth as a result of the large total market value of the assets he or she owns.”  Many of us with robust pensions or 401(k)s may…

What Are These Recession Indicators Saying?

What Are These Recession Indicators Saying?

When you’re trying to protect yourself against future economic shocks, not knowing what’s around the corner can be frustrating. Make sure you’re up to date on these current recession indicators and why they matter now. Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Coy Wells.  What Are These Recession Indicators Saying? –…