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In the event of a recession or economic crisis, there are wide-ranging emergency powers that President Trump can invoke. There are also already rampant predatory lending practices happening in the market. Outright wealth confiscation is not an impossible scenario.
Venezuela is not only in the midst of a protracted economic crisis, but the Maduro government is also facing a growing political impasse. Where does the country's gold fit into this difficult situation?
Get caught up on why the public, and increasingly the official press, are now explosively critical of the Indian government's "80:20" scheme for imported gold. The policy is being characterized as a "heist."
There were several multimillion-dollar auction prices realized at the annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) coin show in Orlando. The rare coin market appears strong, and has been especially healthy in comparison to other asset classes.
The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf and Canadian Gold Maple Leaf are two of the most popular, trusted bullion coins in the world. 2019 issues of each of these .9999 fine coins are now available!
Potentially hazardous encounters with wild game hunters are increasingly common at the Greens Creek Mine in the Alaskan wilderness. The company is asking the Board of Game to ban hunting near the silver mining operation.
After ending 2018 mostly flat, gold prices are poised to rally in 2019 due to an alignment of economic conditions. Between slowing growth, trade wars, and policy uncertainty, safe-haven demand for gold is likely to be strong.
After offering a $50,000 grand prize to the winner of a scavenger hunt for a gold coin in Singapore last year, the same group is raising the prize to twice as much, promising $100,000 to the winner.
Thursday is the traditional Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. Check out some interesting facts about this annual celebration, including its origins and history over the centuries.
After years of speculation and suspicions that big banks engaged in manipulating gold and silver prices, a guilty plea by a JPMorgan trader has placed the topic into mainstream discourse.