Along with gold, silver has been considered money for thousands of years. In ancient Rome, for example, the silver Denarius coin was first minted in the third century BC.
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reserve currency can only function as such if there is a general consensus that it provides a stable store of value.
Gold prices have been supported by central bank gold purchases.
This is a clear example of how gold remains the only way to really protect yourself from Washington’s destruction of the greenback.
In the investment world, it’s said that the best remedy for high prices is… high prices.
As QE3 and other measures continually devalue the dollar, many are concerned about what it will do to their wealth. Another perhaps greater concern is the widespread societal distrust that occurs when currency debasement sets in.
Somewhere deep in the bowels of the world’s Western central banks lie vaults holding gargantuan piles of physical gold bars… or at least that’s what they all claim.
Both the US dollar and the Euro currency systems are in crisis.
In one of the most bullish gold calls since the Federal Reserve announced a new round of easing last week, one strategist sees a 36 percent jump in the metal's price [GCCV1 1773.50 4.80 (+0.27%) ], to $2,400 an ounce, by the end of 2014.
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A Carson City recluse whose body was found in his home at least a month after he died left only $200 in his bank account.
David Morgan, editor of "The Morgan Report" and founder of Silver-Investor.com, started investing in the stock market well before turning 18 years of age.
"It has never been easy to have a rational conversation about the value of gold," wrote Ken Rogoff in a 2010 piece titled $10,000 Gold?.
Felix Zulauf, a Swiss hedge fund manager, is out with another bearish forecast for stocks, bonds and currencies.
Our friends at Visual Capitalist have put together another knockout infographic, this time on how Nevada will soon witness a 21st century gold mining rush.
After finding ten 1933 Saint Gauden double eagle coins in their grandfather's safety deposit box, the Langbord family sent them into the Philadelphia mint only to have them confiscated by the government.
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It's impossible to use gold as money when it's taxed as a collectible. Does the Constitution implicitly forbid such a tax? I think such a case can be made under Article 1, Section 10:
Art Cashin believes it was a mistake for the U.S. dollar to come off of the gold standard.
Unknown to most Americans, there is a 51st state tucked away amid the Rocky Mountains.
Gold prices are at a 3.5-month high.
Despite the nice pop in silver today up +.51, hold on to the bubbly.
We've written in the past about how gold and silver confiscation might take place if the price becomes intolerably high from the point of view of the power elites that want to remain in control of central banking and fiat money. The chances are sl
In a gold-based monetary system, every asset is ultimately backed by gold.
Demand for gold as an investment got crushed in the second quarter this year, declining 25.9 percent from last quarter – the worst quarter-over-quarter drop seen since the third quarter of 2010.
Gold bulls have endured a long and frustrating year. Gold continues to move sideways.
In early August, the FDIC1 and the Fed2 issued a "Notice of Proposed Rulemaking" stating that it intends to adopt the Basel III3 capital requirements.
Italy’s traditional goldsmiths are up in arms over a boom in the poorly regulated cash-for-gold sector that is making billions for the mafia as hard-up Italians rush to sell off their bling. Cash-for-gold shops have filled Italy’s streets in recen