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The History of Gold

The History of Gold

It is quite astonishing that we remain so interested in gold when it was first discovered over five thousand years ago. For millennia, we have been enamored with this shiny yellow metal, mining it, shaping it, and trading it. Its value is immortalized in the saying that ‘not all that glitters is gold’. We are almost halfway into 2016 and people are still clamoring over the rising and declining prices of gold. It is impressive to see that after all this time, we still rely on one of the world’s oldest currencies. It appears that despite technological advances and digital tendencies, some things simply are too precious to let go. […]

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Gold or Silver—Which is Better for the Investor?

Gold or Silver—Which is Better for the Investor?

Precious metal investments skyrocketed following the 2008 recession. Less than a decade later, there’s still a high demand for precious metal investments. Gold and silver hedges against economic downturns, so it’s natural that when the dollar is devalued, people would seek to invest more in precious metals. Now, the big question is, which is more lucrative: gold or silver? Gold has centuries old association with wealth while silver is considered the “poor man’s gold.” As amusing as popular perceptions might be, they do not necessarily affect the business of investment. In the past several years, both gold and silver prices have gone up. If you are a savvy investor who wants […]

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Best Places to Buy Gold and Silver Stocks

Best Places to Buy Gold and Silver Stocks

Now that the precious metal stocks are rising again, here are several excellent companies to buy gold and silver stocks from: Gold Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) Despite the challenging market, Newmont Mining has outearned their revenue goals for the past four quarters. The company has reduced its debt taking advantage of depressed gold prices, and has taken steps to make production more cost-efficient. In the past year, the company has had low all-in sustaining costs (AISC), thus driving up overall profitability. As gold prices seem to be going up again, Newmont Mining stocks are ready to reap in the rewards. NovaGold Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT: NG) This gold miner holds assets […]

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