Gold in Radiation Shielding: Did You Know?

High levels of radiation in outer space can present a danger to astronauts. However, NASA has found gold in radiation shielding is useful in protecting space travelers and even satellites from deadly rays. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Gold in Radiation Shielding: Did You…

How to Identify Gold: Did You Know?

Watch and listen to this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” to learn how to identify real gold from false gold.   How to Identify Gold: Did You Know? Narrator (00:04): Counterfeit gold poses a common problem around the world. Iron pyrite or “fool’s gold” has often been mistaken for real gold throughout…

3 High-Profile Coin Redesigns in America

Watch and listen to learn more about 3-high profile coin redesigns in America  3 High-Profile Coin Redesigns in America Narrator (00:13): The 1907 Double Eagle Gold Coin. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt, feeling that the current American coinage lacked artistic merit, asked U.S. Mint Director George Roberts to commission friend and sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens,…

Why is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

Why Is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates and spent $4.5 trillion in “quantitative easing” during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Now that interest rates are already low, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that during the next financial crisis, the Federal Reserve might have to rely even more heavily on quantitative easing. Experts believe…

Did You Know: King Tut’s Gold

One of the most amazing archeological discoveries of all time was that of King Tutankhamen’s tomb. When archeologist Howard Carter’s team unearthed the tomb almost 100 years ago, they found an enthralling array of artifacts, many of which were made from gold. If you’re interested in learning more, watch today’s episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s…

Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution

Watch and listen to learn more about the Gold Maple Leaf Coin’s History & Evolution  Gold Maple Leaf Coin: History & Evolution Narrator (00:11): The Royal Canadian Mint introduced the one ounce gold maple leaf coin in 1979. At the time, the purity of the coins gold was 99.9%. Four years after the coins…

How Could Brexit Affect the Global Economy? USMR Market Insights

How Could Brexit Affect the Global Economy?

Uncertainty could be a persistent element in the global economy for a post-Brexit world. Until a new status quo is set in stone, the nature of the U.K.’s new trade relationships with the European Union, the United States, and more are in question. Learn more in this episode of USMR Market Insights with Patrick Brunson.…

Did You Know? 198 LBS World's Largest Gold Nugget Ever

Largest Gold Nuggets Found

Striking a colossal payload is every gold miner’s dream. Watch and listen to learn about a miner who found the largest gold nugget ever discovered in  2018.  Largest Gold Nuggets Found: Did You Know? Narrator (00:05): Australia is home to the first and second-largest gold nuggets recorded in history. The first one was named…

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Is the Yield Curve Contradicting the Fed?

While Fed Chairman Jerome Powell forecasted an optimistic view of the economy in the first FOMC meeting of the year, a dark shadow formed in the background. MarketWatch reported that the inverted yield curve, an infamous recession indicator, has once again reared its ugly head. Learn why this has worried analysts and more in this…

Gold in Olympic Medals – Did You Know?

One of the highest honors in athletics is receiving a gold medal at an Olympic event. This proud tradition has origins in ancient Greek art, but didn’t become an official part of the event until the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis. Gold in Olympic Medals – Did You Know? Narrator (00:04): The ancient Olympics…

When Will the Fed's Repo Operations End? USMR Market Insights

When Will the Fed’s Repo Operations End?

Reports by the Wall Street Journal show that the Federal Reserve has continued to inject billions of dollars into what is called the “repo market” and have even begun adding something called a “reverse repo” into the mix. Reuters has noted that these operations have no clear ending in the immediate future. Learn more in…