Could Bitcoin replace gold? Doubtful.

Will Cryptocurrencies Ever Replace Gold?

Gold has been shining bright for thousands of years, including the year 2017. Gold prices gained 9 percent in the first quarter and 10 percent so far this year, reports Nasdaq. Despite such success, gold has taken a backseat to cryptocurrencies in some circles, leaving precious metals owners and market analysts alike wondering, “Could there…

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The Lessons of 1994

The Lessons of 1994 By Angela Koch Back in 1994, a gallon of gas was about $1.09. A movie ticket was about $4 and the average cost of a new home in the United States was just under $120,000. But, presiding economic conditions, along with a few uncanny political events, and one major fiscal calamity offer…

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Understanding the Gold-to-Silver Ratio

What is the gold-to-silver ratio and why does it matter? This question is fundamental to understanding the relationship between silver and gold. What’s more, this ratio is one of the many key indicators used by seasoned precious metals holders to help determine the right time for them to buy silver or gold, in light of…