Are We Headed for an All-Out Currency War?

Last week, China pushed down the value of its yuan to its lowest level in 11 years, and the U.S. Treasury designated China a “currency manipulator” in response. Meanwhile, gold soared to fresh six-year highs after breaking through the key $1,500/oz. level. Many worry this could spark an all-out currency war between the two powerhouses…

Gold-Filled Shipwrecks That'll Impress You

4 Gold-Filled Shipwrecks You’ll Want to See to Believe

The sea holds many mysteries. Few of them are as captivating as the final resting places of vessels transporting gold coins, bullion, and bars. Sometimes, enterprising treasure hunters solve one of these mysteries—and the sunken treasure they find is amazing. Here are four gold-filled shipwrecks you need to see to believe! Civil War–Era Shipwreck Gold…

Track Gold Prices with These Five Resources

5 Reliable Resources to Help Track Gold Prices

Some people track team points in their fantasy football leagues. Others carefully note the comings and goings of Washington, D.C., insiders. Almost everyone likes to know which Hollywood movies are big hits—or bigger misses. But you? You like to track gold prices. As interests go, this one is equal parts important and fascinating. Staying on…

100 dollar bill superimposed with the chinese flag with the text "what if china stops buying our debt?"

What If China Stops Buying Our Debt?

The trade war continues to heat up between the world’s two largest economies, making investors and analysts nervous about its effects on an already fragile global economy. As the largest foreign owner of U.S. Treasuries, China arguably holds the biggest trade weapon of them all: its ability to dump significant amounts of U.S. debt. Learn…