WORLD GOLD COUNCIL GOLD DEMAND TRENDS: 3Q 2016
Global gold demand amounted to 993t in Q3 2016 (-10%), as high gold prices discouraged consumers. ETPs were the only bright spot during the quarter, with 146t of inflows helping to counterbalance weak demand elsewhere, notably in jewellery (-21%), bars and coins (-36%) and purchases by central....
Gold sales heat up in Europe after Trump win but not in U.S.
Donald Trump's U.S. presidential victory has spurred safe-haven buying of physical gold in Europe, but traditional bullion holders in the United States are standing pat. After all, many of them are optimistic after voting for Trump. The contrast in reactions to Trump's surprise victory shows a....
How Did the Media and Pollsters Get the Election So Wrong?
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 day before the 2016 US Presidential Election, most pollsters and statistical models had pegged....
Demystifying the Chinese Yuan
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. With one of the world’s largest economies and a growing financial sector, China continues to rise as a....
 

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It is fitting that President William McKinley is honored on a gold coin. McKinley highlighted his successful 1896 bid for the Presidency with his support of “sound money” –...
The first term of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration saw a flourish of new commemorative half dollars issued. For the most part, the intent of the Mint in issuing these...
The Lincoln Cent is the longest-running coin design in American numismatic history. Its story begins with another US President, Theodore Roosevelt, who was instrumental in its...
Huguenots were French Protestants who were frequently persecuted in majority-Catholic France in the 16th and 17th centuries. After decades of oppression and failed...