Japan's Forgotten Gold Mining Industry Rebounds
For decades, the gold mining industry has been largely dormant in Japan. However, many exploration opportunities are now being pursued, including some potentially rich gold deposits.
Barrick Withdraws Hostile Takeover Offer for Newmont
Amid a rash of merger and acquisition activity in the gold mining sector, two industry titans have scrapped plans for a possible merger and will instead enter a limited joint venture in Nevada.
Perth Mint Appointed as Member of Shanghai Gold Exchange
The Shanghai Gold Exchange continues to emerge as one of the world's premier gold trading platforms. Australia's Perth Mint has been named an international member of the exchange, strengthening ties between the two regional powers.
Coin Collection Survives California Wildfires
The California wildfires last year destroyed hundreds of homes, wiping out an incredible amount of possessions. However, one man's coin collection was recovered and restored after the fire thanks to NGC.
9 Bonafide Reasons Why Silver Is So Valuable
Many investors include silver bullion in their investment portfolios, but what makes this metal “precious”? Learn more about why silver is valuable before making your next purchase.
Don't Discount Trump Using Emergency Powers to Rescue the Economy
In the event of a recession or economic crisis, there are wide-ranging emergency powers that President Trump can invoke. There are also already signs of slowing growth and uncertainty in global markets. Outright wealth confiscation in a crisis is not an impossible scenario.
The Problem With Venezuela's Gold
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?
Gold and Silver Canadian Maple Leaf Coins Available
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!
Gold Price Outlook for 2019 Appears Bullish
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.
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