Political

Gold and Silver Prices Steady, Trend Should Continue Through Election

One of the frustrating things for investors, and particularly precious metals investors, is seeing prices that you know should go through the roof remain stagnant instead. Gold investors who have a long-term view of the market know that gold has made great strides already, but they know that it...

How a Joe Biden Victory Could Sink Stocks, Boost Gold

It’s hard to tell from media coverage and polls who will win the Presidential election in November. Each camp tries to play up positive coverage and claim that it has the advantage. And while the election is still nearly two months away, more and more investors are getting nervous...

Closing the Gold Window: What Effect Did It Have on Gold?

On August 15, 1971, President Nixon officially closed the gold window, thus severing the last official link between the US dollar and gold. While US citizens had been banned from owning gold since 1933, foreign governments still had the opportunity to exchange their dollars for gold by redeeming them...

How the Democratic Primary Is Shaping Up

After last night’s Democratic primaries, things aren’t looking so hot for Bernie Sanders, once the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Joe Biden currently leads Sanders in the delegate race, about 860 to 710. That’s not an insurmountable lead, but the change in momentum that occurred after Super...