The Outlook for Palladium Is Promising—and There’s More!

Most people, when they think of diversifying their investment portfolios, only consider silver and gold (and platinum too, in rare cases). However,  another precious metal has become all the rage among investors for the past few years: Palladium. This precious...

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Why do Investors Flock to Gold During Recessions?

Gold has always been seen as a safe investment during times of crisis. This is largely because buying physical gold serves as a defense against inflation and counter party risk. Even if the price of gold goes down, it still...

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How Gold Performed During the Last Financial Crisis

Gold has been the oldest mode of currency. People started using it as a replacement for money to purchase goods and services. However, the fact that its value is not dependant on market breakdowns, unlike paper currency, makes it...

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Coronavirus: Lessons for Investors from SARS

As the global population engages in mass hysteria over the COVID-19 pandemic, we forget that a similar outbreak was experienced some 17 years ago. SARS had a record of affecting 8,000 people worldwide, with 800 fatalities resulting from it. It...

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Gold and Currencies: 3 Interesting Facts

Ah, the awe-striking aesthetics and power of yellow metal. Even though gold is no longer the primary currency, it continues to have a significant influence on the value of money. Moreover, there's a robust correlation between the value of currencies...

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Precious Metal Forecast for This Year

From ancient Greece to modern-day America, precious metals have stood the test of time and economic pressures. Be it inflation or economic depression, they have survived countless financial crises and emerged unaffected. This is why metals such as gold...

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Precious Metal FAQs: COVID-19 Edition

Every pandemic has grave economic implications. The length of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused American gold investors and other precious metal investors a great deal of anxiety. Gold is currently experiencing a wide gap between supply and demand, and is...

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COVID-19: The Supply and Demand of Precious Metals Are Crashing

The panic that COVID-19 brought with it has led to a global upsurge in the demand for precious metals. Precious metals have historically been a safe long-term investment in times of economic crises. This is evident in the fact that...

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Factors That Influence Gold Prices: Part 2

In our previous blog, we had a detailed discussion on the impact of central bank reserves, the value of the U.S. dollar, and inflation on the gold prices. Here, we have explained three more factors that significantly influence the movement...

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Factors That Influence Gold Prices: Part 1

Today, gold is one of the most sought after precious metals. It isn't only popular among the investors, but it's also highly demanded by the manufacturers of specific medical equipment and electronic devices. As of April 16, 2020, gold was...

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Choosing a Precious Metals Investment Dealer: 5 Keys Investors Must Follow

Yes. You need professional advice based on analysis of past trends and potential for future growth to decide what you should invest in and when. An experienced advisor will offer you an in-depth look into the markets and provide...

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The Disconnect Between Paper and Physical Gold—Here’s What You Should Know

Precious metals are great investments due to the long-term financial safety net they offer. Gold investments can be in two forms: paper gold and physical gold. You might be asking yourself whether it’s safe to invest in paper gold because,...

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When Will COVID-19 End? And Should You Invest in Gold To Protect Yourself In the Meanwhile?

Pandemics bring economic uncertainty with them, and with economic uncertainty comes high gold prices. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to investors purchasing gold in record-breaking numbers. In the first quarter of 2020, investors acquired$23 billion in exchange-traded funds that hold...

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Investing in Precious Metals: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

On account of current market conditions of the major economies worldwide—because of the novel coronavirus crisis—investment experts believe that we must prepare ourselves for a global financial crisis. Precious metals are independent of the effects of currency depletion and other...

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Why Are Retirees Looking At Gold Investment?

You may have come across advertisements on television, radio, and online platforms from gold brokers about how gold is a great investment. It may not seem too convincing to you, since gold doesn’t pay any dividends, or interest, and...

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