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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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Gold rebounds as safe-haven demand returns

Gold rebounds as safe-haven demand returns

Gold prices staged a solid rebound on Tuesday as a weaker trading session in Asia and further depreciation in the Chinese yuan spurred investors to buy into safe haven assets. Gold futures for April delivery GCJ6, +1.02% jumped $7.60, or 0.6%, to $1,217.70 an ounce, rising for the fourth time in five sessions. The contract slumped 1.7%...

The South Carolina primary, one day out

The South Carolina primary, one day out

I follow politics pretty closely. Back in November, I saw an article in FiveThirtyEight in which the author argued that the GOP’s primary and caucus rules doom the outsider candidates—Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Ben Carson—by tilting the playing field in favor of the insider candidates—Marco Rubio, John Kasich, and Jeb Bush. I thought...

BofA: Market Sees 50-50 Chance of Recession

BofA: Market Sees 50-50 Chance of Recession

Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees a 25 percent chance of a recession, but says the market is pricing in a 50 percent chance of a recession in the next 12 months. "In our view, not only is fear trumping fundamentals, but the fundamentals for the equity market are worse than for the overall economy," the firm said in a note. It also...

Nervousness about Global Banking Giants Intensifies

Nervousness about Global Banking Giants Intensifies

An unsettling trend has emerged from the heavy selling that sent global markets tumbling this year: Investors are getting nervous about the world’s biggest banks. The concerns about the banks are clearly reflected in the stock markets, where shares in banking giants are plunging. But there are also ominous signs in markets that...

$12.3 Trillion of QE has Added Up to…This?

$12.3 Trillion of QE has Added Up to…This?

Central banks have been pumping money into the global economy without a whole lot to show for it other than sharply higher stock prices, and even that has been on the downturn for the past year. Growth remains anemic, and worries are escalating that the U.S. and the rest of the world are on the brink of a recession, despite...

Gold Eyes Longest Winning Run since 2011 as Safe Havens Rule

Gold Eyes Longest Winning Run since 2011 as Safe Havens Rule

Gold edged up to near its highest since June on Tuesday, as uncertainty over global growth that has hammered stocks puts the precious metal on course for its longest rally since 2011. Tuesday would mark gold's eighth straight day of gains as investors sought safe havens in the face of instability in other financial markets, although...

Gold Tops $1,200 as Risk-Off Mode Sweeps Through World Markets

Gold Tops $1,200 as Risk-Off Mode Sweeps Through World Markets

Gold rallied for an eighth straight day after topping $1,200 an ounce for the first time since June as increased concern about the state of the global economy hurt equity markets and boosted demand for a haven. Producers’ shares rallied. Bullion for immediate delivery rose as much as 0.5 percent to $1,195.66 and traded at $1,190.21 at...

European Banks near ‘Terrifying' Crisis: Raoul Pal

European Banks near ‘Terrifying' Crisis: Raoul Pal

With European banks sitting at multiyear lows, one widely followed market watcher said some of the biggest ones could go bankrupt. Former hedge fund manager and Goldman Sachs alumnus Raoul Pal said his scenario is one most investors aren't looking at right now. Pal said the banking issues have the potential to overtake risks associated...

Negative Rates in US? Here's Why It Could Happen

Negative Rates in US? Here's Why It Could Happen

Less than two months after the Fed enacted its first rate hike in more than nine years, market talk already has turned to whether the central bank's future may not be more hikes, but rather negative rates. Intensifying recession fears, volatile financial markets and moves toward negative rates by other central banks have triggered...

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