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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.

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China to Buy $90 Billion Gold Vault in London

China to Buy $90 Billion Gold Vault in London

China is buying one of London's biggest gold vaults. The Chinese state-owned ICBC Standard Bank (IDCBF), the world's biggest bank by assets, has agreed to buy Barclays precious metals storage business, including its state-of-the-art storage facility in London. The deal will boost China's access to London's gold market, and expand the...

Bank of America: We are Witnessing a Stock Market ‘Exodus'

Bank of America: We are Witnessing a Stock Market ‘Exodus'

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Should I Buy Gold Locally?

Should I Buy Gold Locally?

Last quarter marked a 30-year high for gold, which is already up 18 percent this year. That kind of growth makes it the best performing major asset of 2016, according to Bloomberg. Recent surges are more than encouraging for gold buyers and holders; historically speaking, gold has maintained a positive return in 12 of the last 15 years....

Druckenmiller: Get out of the Stock Market, Own Gold

Druckenmiller: Get out of the Stock Market, Own Gold

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Gold Pushes through $1,300 as Dollar Suffers Anew

Gold Pushes through $1,300 as Dollar Suffers Anew

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HSBC: Gold Could Explode if Britain Votes for Brexit

HSBC: Gold Could Explode if Britain Votes for Brexit

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Is It Too Late to Buy Gold? 5 Reasons It’s Not

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China Debt Load Reaches Record High as Risk to Economy Mounts

China Debt Load Reaches Record High as Risk to Economy Mounts

China’s total debt rose to a record 237 per cent of gross domestic product in the first quarter, far above emerging-market counterparts, raising the risk of a financial crisis or a prolonged slowdown in growth, economists warn. Beijing has turned to massive lending to boost economic growth, bringing total net debt to Rmb163tn ($25tn) at...

Gold's Best Forecasters See Rally Resuming on Rates Caution

Gold's Best Forecasters See Rally Resuming on Rates Caution

Gold, one of this year’s best performing assets, has room to extend its advance, according to top-ranked forecasters, even as the rebound shows signs of losing steam. Capital Economics Ltd. and Cantor Fitzgerald LP are bullish as real interest rates will probably stay low even if the Federal Reserve raises borrowing costs in response to...

China to Buy $90 Billion Gold Vault in London

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Two international banks will join the proposed Chinese yuan gold fix, which is expected to be launched in less than a week, according to media reports. Wednesday, Reuters reported that ANZ and Standard Bank will be the only two international banks that will be involved in the daily gold auction, with a total of 18 banks participating....

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