The Buying Power of the U.S. Dollar Over the Last Century
The Buying Power of the U.S. Dollar Over the Last Century The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money. The value of money is not static. In the short....
Texas Lawmaker: It’s Time to Protect Gold Depository, Reduce Precious-Metal Taxes
In 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott in 2015 signed into law an act establishing a state bullion depository at no cost to taxpayers. He intends to enter into a public-private partnership with a qualified company to provide a secure, physical depository and an agency of innovation. A non-banking....
13 Stunning Visualizations of Silver Put Global Debt Into Perspective
Although gold has a bigger reputation today as a monetary metal, it was often deemed too valuable for everyday transactions throughout history. For the most part, common people in places like Ancient Rome used silver to buy daily staples like grain or wine. As a result, silver has a strong....
Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2016
2016 full-year gold demand gained 2% to reach a 3-year high of 4,308.7t. Annual inflows into ETFs reached 531.9t, the second highest on record. Declines in jewellery and central bank purchases offset this growth. Annual bar and coin demand were broadly stable at 1,029.2t, helped by a Q4 surge. Read....