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 Is in the World?

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…

2020 Recession Risks

Despite recent stock market highs, many analysts are still warning about the growing risk of a 2020 recession. With persistently low inflation, trade tensions and overall global growth concerns, the alarm bells of an economic fallout are getting louder. Learn more about these indicators and what you can do to help make your portfolio more…

Russia Dumps Dollars for Gold | USMR Market Insights

Russia is aggressively dumping billions of U.S. dollars and instead is increasing its share of euro and Chinese yuan. This could prove particularly dangerous over the long run, especially if other countries follow suit. The country has also ramped up its gold purchases to become the world’s biggest gold buyer of the last decade. Is…

Ensuring Your Family’s Future | USMR Market Insights

Families today are often faced with many options when it comes to passing down wealth to secure their children’s financial future. Unfortunately, generational wealth can often be depleted by the interference of taxes and other economic barriers. With that said, there are avenues that can be utilized to prevent the depreciation of the money you…

The Declining Dollar | USMR Market Insights

A sudden decline in the dollar is something that would create global economic turmoil and many people are very worried about this situation. If this happens, it’s very likely that investors would rush to other currencies, such as the euro, or other assets, such as gold and commodities. Learn more in today’s edition of USMR…

The Power of the Dollar | USMR Market Insights

The U.S. dollar’s spending ability has been affected drastically in the span of the last 100 years. Inflation, economic difficulties, and a wavering economy have contributed to the dollar’s decline in buying power. Coy Wells breaks it down in today’s edition of USMR Market Insights.   The Power of the Dollar – Video Transcription Coy…

Stacks of shimmering gold bars

Why Do People Buy Gold?

People buy physical gold for many reasons: to protect against losses in other asset categories, for security in times of crisis, and because it’s a tangible, liquid, and private asset. Why might YOU buy gold? The choice is yours. Make an informed decision. Learn more as we dive deeper into each of these reasons people…

Certified Proof Coin Case Label

How to Read the Label on a Certified Proof Coin

You may already know how powerful certified proof coins can be when held for a long time. What you may not know, however, is what all the information on the coin’s plastic slab means. There are numbers, letters, abbreviations, dates, and more. Understanding this printed information equips you with the knowledge you need to properly…