Why is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

Why Is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates and spent $4.5 trillion in “quantitative easing” during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Now that interest rates are already low, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that during the next financial crisis, the Federal Reserve might have to rely even more heavily on quantitative easing. Experts believe…

Did You Know: King Tut’s Gold

One of the most amazing archeological discoveries of all time was that of King Tutankhamen’s tomb. When archeologist Howard Carter’s team unearthed the tomb almost 100 years ago, they found an enthralling array of artifacts, many of which were made from gold. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s…

Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution

Watch and listen to learn more about the Gold Maple Leaf Coin’s History & Evolution  Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution Narrator (00:11): The Royal Canadian Mint introduced the one ounce gold maple leaf coin in 1979. At the time, the purity of the coins gold was 99.9%. Four years after the coins…

How Could Brexit Affect the Global Economy? USMR Market Insights

How Could Brexit Affect the Global Economy?

Uncertainty could be a persistent element in the global economy for a post-Brexit world. Until a new status quo is set in stone, the nature of the U.K.’s new trade relationships with the European Union, the United States, and more are in question. Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.…

Largest Gold Nuggets Found

Striking a colossal payload is every gold miner’s dream. Watch and listen to learn about a miner who found the largest gold nugget ever discovered in  2018.  Largest Gold Nuggets Found: Did You Know? Narrator (00:05): Australia is home to the first and second-largest gold nuggets recorded in history. The first one was named…

When Will the Fed's Repo Operations End? USMR Market Insights

When Will the Fed’s Repo Operations End?

Reports by the Wall Street Journal show that the Federal Reserve has continued to inject billions of dollars into what is called the “repo market” and have even begun adding something called a “reverse repo” into the mix. Reuters has noted that these operations have no clear ending in the immediate future. Learn more in…

Why Is Gold Au: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to learn about the origin of the symbol for gold “Au,” why the atomic number for gold is 79, and where the word gold comes from. Where the Chemical Symbol AU Comes From: Did You Know? – Video Transcription 00:15 [inaudible]. Narrator: 00:16 Gold is a chemical element with the atomic number…

The First Gold Coins: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to find out which kingdom is attributed to being the first recorded civilization to use gold coinage as currency.  The First Gold Coins: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator: 00:09 Gold coins have been used as currency since before the common era. The Romans, Persians, and Greeks all utilized gold…

Is This the Start of Gold's Best Year Yet? - Market Insights

Is This the Start of Gold’s Best Year Yet?

2020 has just begun and it is already looking like a bright year for gold. On January 6, gold notched a ninth straight day of gains and surged towards a 7-year high. The factors fueling this rise could easily drive the rally even higher. Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Coy…

Reed Gold Mine - Did You Know?

Reed Gold Discovery: Did You Know?

Discoveries of gold have been generating excitement in the United States since the dawn of the country. The very first discovery was an accident by the 12 year old son of a man named John Reed. While he did not understand the significance of what he had for a couple of years, he later opened…

Gold Coins in the Kettle - Did You Know?

Gold in Salvation Army Kettles: Did You Know?

Since the 90s, people have been putting something out of the ordinary into salvation army donation buckets: Gold. Everything from Gold American Eagle Coins, South African Krugerrand Coins and even gold bars have been donated in a practice that continues to today.  Gold in Dentistry: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:     …

Didi 2019 Pave the Road to 2020 with Gold?

Did 2019 Pave the Road to 2020 with Gold?

2019 may have been the most exciting year for precious metals in recent memory. From palladium’s dramatic rally to record prices, to central banks across the globe binging on gold, there was no shortage of important events. Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Coy Wells. Did 2019 Pave the Road to…