50 Years Ago the US Government Stripped Dimes, Quarters & Halves of Silver

July 23, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the debasement of United States’ coinage. The Coinage Act of 1965 debased the coinage of silver from the dimes and quarter dollars and diminished the silver content of the half dollar from 90% to 40% before it, too, lost all of its silver content about 5 years [...]

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“America Is America’s Puerto Rico” – Exclusive Interview With Andrew Hoffman

A storm is brewing on the global level. In recent weeks the world has seen numerous nation-states plagued by economic turmoil. China, Greece, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and others have had a taste that the global crisis which shocked the world in 2008 was not in the past. Rather, it remained in the present, as well. [...]

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An Asteroid Worth $5.4 Trillion In Precious Metals Passes The Earth Today

An asteroid worth $5.4 trillion will pass by the Earth on Sunday and you can watch it LIVE!  The platinum filled asteroid, Asteroid 2011 UW-158, will be streamed from an observatory in Canary Islands.  The asteroid mining company Planetary Resources believes the asteroid has a 100 million ton core of platinum that the company might [...]

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Crisis Stricken Nations See Interest Increase For Gold, Bitcoin

Numerous nations throughout the world are currently dealing with currency or debt crises of one kind or another. Greece has stolen the headlines where they’ve needed to secure a bailout from the European Union so as to not go broke, and Puerto Rico, a US protectorate, has said it will not have the funds to [...]

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French Billionaire Returns Looted Gold Antiquities

Gold antiquities looted from China were returned by a French billionaire after a long effort by Beijing to recoup pillaged art. The antiquities were purchased by billionaire luxury tycoon François Pinault. The four gold heads of prey birds are worth €1 million (£710,000). Mr Pinault, owner of brands from Gucci to Saint Laurent, donated the 7th century BC solid [...]

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NYSE Technical Glitch, China Stock Meltdown & Greece’s Final Hour

Trading on the New York Stock Exchanged resumed Wednesday after being halted for about four hours due to “unknown internal technical reasons.”  Internal technical issues are being cited for the reason why NYSE shut down trading at 11:32am EST, which also shut down trading on the NYSE MKT exchange, a market where small companies are [...]

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The Truth About Buying Gold In Europe

Gold demand in Europe is extremely high. Sovereign gold coins, as Bloomberg covers, were selling at double the five-month average in June, according to the UK Royal Mint.  Sales last week were the highest since Cyprus limited cash withdrawals in 2013.  The Germans, French and Greeks are leading the buying. “Most of our common gold [...]

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Puerto Rico Is The United States’ Greece

The United States is facing its own Greece moment as Puerto Rico faces similar debt questions. One key difference is that it seems unlikely that Puerto Rico will leave the United States, potentially leaving American citizens on the hook to foot the bill for the US territory of Puerto Rico. On June 28, Puerto Rico’s [...]

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Gold Mining Sector Shows Signs Of Growth, GFMS Predicts $1,250 Gold In 2016

The gold mining industry has seen $2 billion in projects completed through the first five months of this year, twice 2014′s pace. This points towards that the precious metals industry, despite stagnant prices, remains stalwart amid decreasing demand at the numerous retail levels. In the first quarter 2015, Paris asset manager Carmignac Gestion purchased 11.65 [...]

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BitGold Strives To Go Public & Offer Services In US, Raises Another $17 Million For Gold Storage

At the end of last week, BitGold announced it raised $17 million in a deal that began as a $14.8 million offering. This deal is one of many in recent months which has put the company at the forefront of the financial press. Alongside the millions in recently raised capital, BitGold founder Joshua Crumb has [...]

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