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…

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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…

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China Bans Stock Sales by Major Shareholders for Six Months

China’s securities regulator banned major shareholders, corporate executives and directors from selling stakes in listed companies for six months, its latest effort to stop the nation’s $3.5 trillion stock-market rout. Investors with stakes exceeding 5 percent must maintain their positions, the China Securities Regulatory Commission said in a statement. The rule is intended to guard…

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