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The Importance of Traditions

Last week, I, like millions of other Americans, celebrated one of our most cherished holidays: Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a holiday of traditions going back to our earliest days as an English settlement, up until its official federal status and what it represents today. It’s a time for people to enjoy days off work; watch a…

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Specialty Coins: Did You Know?

Over the years, the United States Mint has designed and struck a variety of precious metal coins to commemorate certain people, places, and events. These coins are highly collectible and produced only in limited numbers. If you’re interested in learning more about these coins, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know.” …

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…

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…

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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…

gold ans silver american eagle coins

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…

The history of the gold american eagle coin

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…

Gold, debt, and you

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…