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Good Samaritan Returns $10,000 in Gold Coins to Owner

June 3rd, 2018 by

It’s probably safe to say that, for those of us who missed the cut for the Forbes 400 (maybe next year!), unexpectedly finding even a single gold coin would be a cause for wild celebration. A visiting faculty member from Egypt at the University of Colorado, however, proved his remarkable altruism and integrity when such […]

Eating Gold in the Age of Instagram

May 27th, 2018 by

Why would someone eat gold? It may sound like an asinine question, but don’t tell that to the high-net-worth individuals who have shelled out thousands of dollars for the opportunity to do so.

An Egyptian Billionaire Is Investing Half of His Net Worth in Gold

May 5th, 2018 by

Prominent hedge fund managers and personalities in the investing community will at various times make the case for gold as an investment. Sometimes the reason cited is technical in nature, the result of analyzing price charts. Others base their call on fundamentals such as inflation. Aside from the fact that the argument for investing in […]

Akshaya Tritiya Festival Spurs Gold Demand

April 17th, 2018 by

[This article also appears on CoinWeek.] Each year, the spring festival known as Akshaya Tritiya is celebrated by Hindus and Jains all around the world. The beginning of the celebration falls on April 18th (today) this year. As is always the case, the holiday will be accompanied by a surge in gold purchases.

Bill in Congress Proposes Return to Gold Standard

April 14th, 2018 by

Legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Alex Mooney of West Virginia seeks to return the United States to a system of sound money. After roughly 50 years of experimenting with a purely fiat currency, Rep. Mooney wants to once again back our currency with gold.

Russia Arrests Nuclear Scientists for Trying to Mine Bitcoin

February 24th, 2018 by

It seems that everybody is trying to get rich quick with cryptocurrencies these days. Many investors, particularly those with little experience, are finding out that this can be a rather risky undertaking. However, a group of Russian scientists working for the Kremlin ran afoul of their employer by plotting to use state resources to mine […]

2018 Lunar Year of the Dog: Gold and Silver Coins

February 11th, 2018 by

This coming Friday, February 16th, marks the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The occasion signals the end of the Year of the Rooster and the start of the Year of Dog in 2018. It is a time of celebration for many cultures around the world. Accordingly, the Lunar New Year is often seen […]

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Shipwreck From 19th Century Discovered Off the Carolina Coast

February 10th, 2018 by

From the time that Europeans started arriving in the New World during the 16th and 17th centuries, shipwrecks began piling up along the Atlantic coast and in the Caribbean Sea. A company based in Jacksonville, Florida that specializes in recovering treasure from these sunken ships believes it may have made a major discovery in the […]

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How Much Gold Is In a Super Bowl Ring?

February 4th, 2018 by

Later today, fans in Philadelphia and New England will be hoping their respective football teams strike gold in Super Bowl LII. The Roman numerals “LII” indicate it’s the 52nd iteration of the National Football League’s yearly contest to crown a new champion. Have you ever wondered: How much precious metal goes into a Super Bowl […]

Motor Trend Journalists Visit London’s Gold Market

January 28th, 2018 by

Wealth and lifestyle are often closely interconnected ideas. Sure, there’s always the outlier like Warren Buffett, who has tens of billions of dollars but has chosen to live in the same home and drive the same car for decades. In general, however, people tend to associate large sums of money with a certain outward style. […]