Did You Know? History of American Coinage

History of American Coinage: Did You Know?

Have you ever been curious about the various events that lead to the creation of American coins? In today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” we follow the 200-year timeline of American Coinage from the first coins ever minted to the famous, modern Gold American Eagle.  History of American Coinage: Did You…

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Vintage Coins: Did You Know?

Prior to the coin recall of 1933, various American gold and silver coins were produced as currency and placed into circulation.  Vintage Coins: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:               00:08 The 1849 Liberty double Eagle is one of the most famous and valuable coins ever struck. Only a single example of this legendary…

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The Great Gold Robbery of 1855: Did You Know?

The Great Gold Robbery of 1855 is regarded as one of the first train robberies in history. The elaborate heist that took four years from conception to execution, has reserved its place in historical infamy.  The Great Gold Robbery of 1855: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator:               00:05 Did you know: The great…

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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…

Specialty coins did you know informational video

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 Remains in the World? Watch the Video!

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…

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…