What is an 11-letter 4-letter word? USMR Market Insights

What Is an 11-Letter Four-Letter Word?

Watch to learn about financial derivatives and the part they played in causing past recessions  What Is an 11-Letter Four-Letter Word? -Video Transcription Coy Wells: 00:00 If you’re worrying about a repeat of the 2008 recession, you’re not alone. Anxiety about a new recession is on the rise. You may ask, would something so…

Can a president alone start or stop a recession? USMR Market Insights

Can a President Alone Start or Stop a Recession?

As the election starts to heat up, candidates will begin to discuss their plan for the economy. Discover how the president’s relationship with foreign trading powers can affect the start or stop of a recession. Can a President Alone Start or Stop a Recession? – Video Transcription Patrick Brunson: 00:00 Everyone should be expecting to…

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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…

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Should The American Eagle Coin be Redesigned?

The U.S. Mint is potentially introducing new designs for the gold and silver American Eagle bullion coins. These coins are some of the best selling and most recognized coins in the world. This new design change, will be the first change to the coins since the 1980’s. Learn more in today’s episode of Market Insights…

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The Secret History of the Gold American Eagle

The Gold American Eagle Coin is one of the most iconic symbols of America’s freedom. Bearing a timeless design, the Gold American Eagle is a perfect combination of our nation’s heritage and bright future. Discover the interesting history about this celebrated gold coin and more in this episode of Market Insights with Coy Wells. The…

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Gold, Debt, & You

Gold prices hit a 6-year high last Friday, and continued to remain above the key level of $1,400 per ounce on Monday, June 24. Many see gold’s rally as a reaction to uncertainty in our nation’s economic stability, especially given the Fed’s decision last week to keep interest rates on hold and our growing national…

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Gold’s Rise in Geopolitical Tensions

We’ve now seen gold not only move over a hundred dollars since May 6th but an additional $43 just yesterday. Tensions with Iran and looming financial uncertainty threaten possible economic decline for the U.S. economy, meaning that gold could rise even more. Join Coy Wells and Patrick Brunson as they discuss these issues and their…

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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…