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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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World Bank Chief Economist Warns Fed to Delay Rate Rise

World Bank Chief Economist Warns Fed to Delay Rate Rise

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The Many Uses of Gold

The Many Uses of Gold

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IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

China’s slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world’s largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. “Risks are tilted to the downside, and a simultaneous realization of some of these risks would imply a much weaker...

Investors Dump Stocks at Record Pace

Investors Dump Stocks at Record Pace

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The Little-Used NYSE Rule That Can Tame a Wild Market

The Little-Used NYSE Rule That Can Tame a Wild Market

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China Stocks Crash Again but Global Markets Recover

China Stocks Crash Again but Global Markets Recover

China stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday but the damage was largely contained with most major world markets staging a recovery from Monday's selloff. The benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 7.6%, while the smaller Shenzhen Composite shed 7.2%. The Shanghai index has now crashed 42% from its June 12 peak. After Chinese markets closed,...

Why Now Is a Great Time to Buy Gold

Why Now Is a Great Time to Buy Gold

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Greek Bailout: Europe Strikes Deal after Marathon Talks

Greek Bailout: Europe Strikes Deal after Marathon Talks

Europe has offered Greece a new $96 billion bailout after its government agreed to enact deep economic reforms under close supervision by its creditors. The rescue -- Greece's third since 2010 - should secure its place in the euro, for now. The country's potential exit from the currency union would have shaken Europe to its core. Greece...

China Bans Stock Sales by Major Shareholders for Six Months

China Bans Stock Sales by Major Shareholders for Six Months

China’s securities regulator banned major shareholders, corporate executives and directors from selling stakes in listed companies for six months, its latest effort to stop the nation’s $3.5 trillion stock-market rout. Investors with stakes exceeding 5 percent must maintain their positions, the China Securities Regulatory Commission...

Greece ‘48 Hours Away From Unrest’

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BlackRock Seeks SEC Clearance for Internal Fund Lending

BlackRock Seeks SEC Clearance for Internal Fund Lending

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