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Factors that Affect the Price of Precious Metals

Category: Precious Metals

Gold, Market Insight, Precious Metals, Silver | September 28, 2022

Investors have long viewed precious metals as a safe haven asset. When economic conditions are poor, we tend to see the price of precious metals rise, and vice versa. Like most commodities, supply and demand also influence the value of precious metals. Here are some of the trends we have found that seem... 

Gold, Portfolio Diversification, Precious Metals | September 7, 2022

The Demise of the Gold Standard Throughout human history, gold has been related to money in some way or another. The monetary system known as the gold standard, which used gold to back our U.S. dollar, was abandoned in the 70’s. Although gold is no longer a primary form of currency there remains a...