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Executive Insights

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AngelaRoberts

Angela Roberts

CEO

Chief Executive Officer Angela Roberts joined U.S. Money Reserve in 2003. Roberts has held numerous positions within the organization, culminating in her promotion to CEO in 2015. She is credited with creating the analytic and KPI structure at U.S. Money Reserve. Believing strongly that the people make the business, Roberts has positioned U.S. Money Reserve to be a trusted precious metal leader that always puts their customers and employees first. Learn more in her interview with Forbes.

John-Rothans

John Rothans

Master Numismatist

Chief Procurement Officer and Master Numismatist John Rothans has been a key fixture in the numismatic industry for over 30 years. Rothans joined U.S. Money Reserve as a consultant in 2004, eventually becoming Chief Procurement Officer and overseeing all wholesale operations, new product lines, and coin strategy. Rothans is credited with the development, production, and distribution of proprietary product offerings, including U.S. Money Reserve’s best-selling Pearl Harbor and Iwo Jima coin series.

Philip-Diehl

Philip Diehl

President

Philip N. Diehl is the president of U.S. Money Reserve and a published analyst of the precious metals markets. As 35th Director of the U.S. Mint (1994–2000), Diehl oversaw one of the most impressive government agency turnarounds in recent U.S. history through new product initiatives, increased oversight, strategic reorganization, and fiscal responsibility. His experience and expert knowledge in the field of precious metals strengthens U.S. Money Reserve’s commitment to a superior customer experience.

Edmund c moy u.s. mint direct headshot

Edmund C. Moy

Senior IRA Strategist

Edmund C. Moy collaborates with U.S. Money Reserve as Senior IRA Strategist. A recipient of the Alexander Hamilton Medal for public service, awarded to him by then-Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Moy served as the 38th Director of the United States Mint (2006–2011). Among many accomplishments during his tenure, Moy oversaw one of the largest increases in volume of precious metals output in Mint history, as Americans turned to safe-haven assets in the wake of the Great Recession.

Recent Articles

Can I Buy Silver at the Silver Spot Price?

Can I Buy Silver at the Silver Spot Price?

The spot price of silver reflects the current market price of one ounce of silver. It doesn’t necessarily reflect the time or energy it takes to design, mint, or ship a silver coin. It also doesn’t factor in the supply or demand for an individual silver coin. Here, we’ll explain why offers to buy silver at the spot price can often end...

Consumer Sentiment: A Wall Street “Sell” Signal?

Consumer Sentiment: A Wall Street “Sell” Signal?

For the past year, we’ve heard various predictions and prognostications from economic experts about an impending recession. Some have called for a downturn by the end of this year. Others maintain that there could be a recession—along with a contentious election—next year. And yet another group of analysts are calling for the longest...

Is It Safe to Buy Gold Coins and Bars Online?

Is It Safe to Buy Gold Coins and Bars Online?

You shop for clothes, books, groceries, and gifts online. You may even do most of your banking online. But buying gold online? You might be a little wary, and that’s okay. We’ll explain how you can be smart and buy gold online—safely. Are You at Risk? Amid the meteoric rise of the price of gold in 2019, the Accredited Precious Metals...

Paper Wealth, Paper Millionaires, and the Paper Rich

Paper Wealth, Paper Millionaires, and the Paper Rich

We all know that the financial markets cannot continue to climb indefinitely. Stocks have routinely collapsed throughout history, and bad things have been set in motion by a variety of factors, like speculation, inflation, asset bubbles, bank failures, mass unemployment, and geopolitics.   Market crashes wipe out what’s called “paper...

When Did the U.S. Go off the Silver Standard?

When Did the U.S. Go off the Silver Standard?

The “silver standard” lasted for centuries, and the U.S., China, India, and Great Britain are countries that had adopted it. The Coinage Act of 1792, which created the U.S. Mint, first defined the dollar relative to silver, not gold. So why don’t we hear about the silver standard anymore, and what happened to it? Read on to learn more...

The Mighty German Engine Is Sputtering—so Goes the Eurozone?

The Mighty German Engine Is Sputtering—so Goes the Eurozone?

Europe has just posted downright dismal PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) numbers. The Purchasing Managers’ Index is a leading indicator of manufacturing activity and a carefully watched barometer of economic health. The latest PMI flash data that covers 19 countries in the European Union suggests that the eurozone could be moving closer...

What You Can Learn from Stock Market Crashes

What You Can Learn from Stock Market Crashes

The infamous 1929 crash of the U.S. stock market heralded the economic meltdown that became known as the Great Depression. The turmoil of the Great Depression lasted 10 years, etching its place in history as the worst economic slump ever in the industrialized world. About half of the banks in the U.S. collapsed. Millions of Americans...

Gold in America: Do You Live in a Gold-Rich State?

Gold in America: Do You Live in a Gold-Rich State?

Swarms of people headed to California during the gold rush of the mid 1800s in search of great fortune. But did you know that gold has been found in every state in the U.S.? The Gold Bullion Act of 1985 directed the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue gold coins in $50, $25, $10, and $5 denominations, and the gold for such coins...

What Keeps Baby Boomers Awake at Night?

What Keeps Baby Boomers Awake at Night?

Baby boomers are the children of the Greatest Generation and most often defined as those born between 1946 and 1964 during the post–World War II baby boom that saw the U.S. population surge by more than 76 million. Boomers, however, have proven to be great in their own right. They’re a hardworking, entrepreneurial generation that values...

Do Billionaires Buy Gold? You Bet.

Do Billionaires Buy Gold? You Bet.

Jeffrey Gundlach. Naguib Sawiris. Paul Tudor Jones. Sam Zell. Ray Dalio. Lord Jacob Rothschild. These are all billionaires who believe in the power of gold, but for different reasons. Some buy gold for portfolio diversification. Others buy gold as a way to preserve wealth. What can you learn from these billionaires? Follow along to find...

Has U.S. Manufacturing Fired a Warning Shot?

Has U.S. Manufacturing Fired a Warning Shot?

In a year of dramatic stock volatility, trade struggles, profit worries, bond mayhem, and endless recession timelines, it’s easy to become immune to the various “dire” economic warnings that arise each week. But sometimes one indicator takes you by surprise. The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Index fell to 49.1 in...

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