How Is Gold Refined and Processed

How Is Gold Refined and Processed?

Do you think you have to be a chemist to understand how gold transforms from a “rock” in the ground into the American Eagle you hold in your hand? Think again! We’ll walk you through how gold is refined and processed and highlight the key role that the U.S. Mint plays in producing some of…

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.…

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Is the Yield Curve Contradicting the Fed?

While Fed Chairman Jerome Powell forecasted an optimistic view of the economy in the first FOMC meeting of the year, a dark shadow formed in the background. MarketWatch reported that the inverted yield curve, an infamous recession indicator, has once again reared its ugly head. Learn why this has worried analysts and more in this…

Why Does Rhodium’s Price Matter?

The precious metal rhodium is seeing a meteoric rise, as MarketWatch reports that prices are rising over 40% in 2020 so far. While Bloomberg has documented that most rhodium is mostly bought by industrial consumers, it has been speculated that the factors leading this rally could have major implications for holders of other precious metals,…

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…

Graded vs Ungraded Coins: Did You Know?

Coins are classified by applying the official Sheldon grading scale from 1 to 70, with 1 being the worst and 70 being the absolute best possible condition. A higher grade can often result in greater potential profit in the open market. In this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?,” we cover the difference…

The Most Popular Gold Bar Questions, Answered

Answers to All Your Gold Bar Questions

For buyers of precious metals, few things compare to a gold bar—holding it is like gripping the weight of wealth and centuries of global fascination. It’s heavy stuff, in more ways than one. If you’re considering joining the “gold bar club,” you likely have a few questions. You’re not alone. These are the most common…

Track Gold Prices with These Five Resources

5 Reliable Resources to Help Track Gold Prices

Some people track team points in their fantasy football leagues. Others carefully note the comings and goings of Washington, D.C., insiders. Almost everyone likes to know which Hollywood movies are big hits—or bigger misses. But you? You like to track gold prices. As interests go, this one is equal parts important and fascinating. Staying on…