News Articles and Resources
Catch up on all the latest news about gold, silver, and the financial markets. Our expert articles often explore how macro economic factors -- the "big picture" -- can have a big effect on precious metals prices. You can keep abreast of all of this in our News section.
It's always a good idea for investors to keep up with new developments in the market. We curate the financial headlines for you and provide commentary on all the current events that could impact your investment portfolio.
How Basel III Will Affect Gold Prices and Gold ETFs
Gold prices and gold ETFs could see a major reaction to planned changes the Basel III accords in financial regulation. Here's what to expect.
What Does the Silver Supply Deficit Mean for Markets?
Even as the silver mine supply remains in a deficit, the price of silver continues to languish at bargain levels. How long will this be the case?
Group of 17th-Century Silver Coins Found in Northern Ireland Declared Treasure
Four silver coins (three sixpence and one Spanish 4 reales) that were found in Northern Ireland in 2016 have been declared treasure by the coroner's court.
More States Are Exempting Sales Tax on Precious Metals, Coins
Many U.S. states have changed their laws or amended state constitutions to eliminate sales tax on gold and silver bullion coins since the financial crisis.
Rare Lincoln Penny Exceeds $1 Million In Sale
The extremely rare copper (or bronze) 1943 Lincoln cent recently sold for more than $1 million. It is recognized as the most valuable Lincoln penny.
Staggering Cache of Chinese Copper Coins Found
A massive hoard of 300,000 copper coins that date to the Song Dynasty (10th century to 13th century) were discovered in China in October.
Fenn Treasure Hunt In Jeopardy
After the second death of a person searching for the Forrest Fenn Treasure, New Mexico state police are calling for an end to the seven-year hunt.
Controversial New Civil Asset Forfeiture Bill
New legislation proposed in the Senate bolsters asset forfeiture laws by extending their scope to include a much wider range of assets and circumstances.
NFC Tags Used to Track Gold and Silver?
Collectors are concerned that bullion with NFC tags could generate reports about the sale that include location data and the quantity of metals purchased.