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Three Things to Read Before Buying Gold


Written by Philip Diehl

Apr 29, 2022

Gold has once again been making headlines as the nation’s financial markets continue to face uncertainty. On April 22, 2022, Barron’s reported that gold had made yet another run at $2,000/oz., nearing its all-time-high reached in August 2020.

That same day, Barron’s reported that the stock market experienced its largest drop since October 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, for example, finished the day nearly 1,000 points down.

It’s something I saw firsthand during my time as Director of the United States Mint: consumers looking to add hard assets to their portfolios to help hedge against market turbulence.

That turbulence continues to impact stock prices. On April 29, 2022, The Wall Street Journal reported drops in tech stocks, with Amazon shares falling 14%—their largest single-day drop since 2006—Apple stocks falling 3.7% in a single day, and Netflix stocks dropping by 49% over the course of April 2022.

And while gold has fallen below its all-time high, it remains up from six months ago because consumers continue to give the precious metal bumps in price by “buying the dip” and moving more of their portfolios into gold as prices become more affordable.

Some analysts believe that gold will continue to drive toward its all-time high and beyond. The Barron’s article mentioned above noted that Lawrence Lepard, managing partner of Equity Management Associates, “is betting that gold hits $3,000 [per ounce] within the next two years.”

If you believe that now is the time to add gold to your portfolio, you have many options available. But if you’ve never purchased gold before, or if you are unsure of whether to buy gold at all, you can find multiple resources available from U.S. Money Reserve to help you make an educated decision.

U.S. Money Reserve is constantly updating our new website with the latest market information and executive insights.

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If you haven’t visited U.S. Money Reserve’s website lately, I suggest you take a look. We recently relaunched our site with all-new features and sections that help you explore the latest precious metals news and read the latest edition of our weekly “Market Insider” articles.

On our new website, you’ll be able to examine up-to-the-minute prices on precious metals and explore historical data charts to see how gold, silver, platinum, and palladium have all grown over time.

In addition, our team regularly contributes executive insights from our personal points of view. You’ll find blog posts as well as Gold News & Views columns from myself, U.S. Money Reserve CEO Angela Roberts, Master Numismatist John Rothans, and Senior IRA Strategist Edmund C. Moy, a fellow former Director of the United States Mint.

You can literally spend anywhere from minutes to hours on our site, quickly examining the latest headlines and prices or poring over all our articles and blog posts.

In addition to providing timely market news, we are also constantly working on our annual and special reports.

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Each year, we release an updated version of our 25 Reasons to Own Gold and Global Gold Forecast special reports, as well as other special reports that take in-depth looks at specific topics with possible impacts on the world of precious metals.

For each of these reports, our team of researchers provides deep dives into the current state of the precious metals industry. These reports give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the global gold marketplace and discover which factors impact the demand and price of gold and other precious metals, as well as read predictions about how those factors may affect the gold market in the future.

Every one of our clients gains access to our industry-leading Gold Information Kits.

At U.S. Money Reserve, we pride ourselves on providing you with as much detailed information as possible to assist you in making the best choices for your unique portfolio. This includes helping you decide whether precious metals are right for you, which precious metals to choose, and which products best suit your needs. That all begins with our free Gold Information Kits.

Whether you’re looking to diversify your portfolio with gold and silver, looking to add another layer of protection to your retirement portfolio with a precious metals IRA, or wanting to explore the exciting world of certified precious metals, you can find in our free Gold Information Kit an exceptional top-down view of gold as a hard asset and an explanation of the many benefits of gold ownership. Our free Gold Information Kits also cover topics like diversification and can provide you with information on just a few of the precious metals products we offer.

Gold prices are higher than they were 60 days ago and around $130 higher than they were only 6 months ago. If you’re interested in exploring physical gold ownership, I suggest you take advantage of the many resources offered by U.S. Money Reserve.

To learn more about the benefits of physical gold ownership, CLICK HERE to request a FREE copy of our Gold Information Kit.


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