Tag Archives: Gold
Could My Gold be Confiscated?
A common question that gold investors have is: “Could my gold ever be confiscated?” While the notion of confiscation-whether it is gold or any other property-may cause a degree of anxiety, one must also consider the facts surrounding such an idea.
When it comes to gold ownership and the idea of confiscation, one must also be aware of what has occurred in the past, and what could potentially occur in the future.
This brief guide will provide a short history of gold confiscation as well as discuss some key points pertaining to the possibility of a similar scenario in the future.read more
The Top 10 Reasons to Own Gold
While different investors may have different reasons for owning gold, there are several reasons that are very common among gold buyers. Here we will outline the top ten reasons to own physical gold.read more
Physical or “Paper” Gold and Silver?
Investors today have a lot of choices when it comes to investing in precious metals. Gold or silver backed ETFs, gold or silver mining stocks and certificates are just a few of the choices available. We believe that owning physical, tangible precious metals is the best way to go. This guide will outline some of the key differences between these investment choices, and why physical ownership may be beneficial.read more
The Gold Dollar
The relationship between gold and the U.S. dollar is an important one. Understanding this relationship can be advantageous when it comes to making investment decisions.read more
What Determines the Spot Price?
The spot gold price is in a constant state of flux. The price of gold may experience quiet periods as well as volatile periods in which large swings in price may be seen. That being said, there are a number of factors that may potentially influence gold prices.read more
Bullion Coins versus Numismatics
Many people who are new to buying gold, silver and other precious metals fail to grasp the differences between bullion coins and numismatic coins. These two coin types are in fact very different, and may be used for different purposes. Here we will outline both bullion coins and numismatics, and discuss the differences between the two. Having a thorough understanding of these differences may help you buy the coins that are most suitable for your needs.read more
Coins versus Rounds versus Bars
One has many different choices to make when buying precious metals. There are thousands of coin and bullion products to choose from, and these different products come in various forms including coins, bullion bars, and rounds. Here we will discuss each type of product, and discuss any pros or cons of each.read more
Common Gold Scams to Avoid
There are many excellent precious metals retailers today that sell coin and bullion products to customers. As with any other type of business, however, there are some dealers that may not have their customer’s best interest at heart. Here we will discuss some common ways one may be taken advantage of when buying precious metals, and how to avoid them.
Are Gold Certificates the Same as Owning Gold?
When looking to invest in gold, silver or other precious metals, people face a variety of choices. You can buy gold or silver based ETFs, mining stocks, precious metals certificates, or coins, bars and rounds.read more