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Gold Measurements: What Do the Terms “Karat” & “Troy” Ounce Actually Mean? (+40M Views To Date)

You have no doubt read countless articles on the price of gold costing "x dollars per ounce", own a gold ring or some other piece of gold jewellery and/or wear or have bought/plan to buy a diamond ring but do you really understand exactly what you are buying? What's the difference between 1 troy ounce of gold and 1 (regular) ounce? What's the difference between 18 and 10 karat gold? What's the difference between a .75 and a 1.0 carat diamond? Let me explain. Words: 1102

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These Minerals Are Critical to U.S. Economic & National Security

What do cobalt, uranium, helium, titanium, and fluorspar have in common? According to the U.S. government, these are all minerals that are deemed critical to both the economic and national security of the country. The list of 35 minerals (listed below) includes those that are important for defense, economic, and industrial purposes – and it keys in especially on minerals that are not produced in substantial quantities domestically.

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The Case For $2,450/ozt. Platinum!

The Platinum:Palladium and Gold:Platinum Ratios, plus the decline in supply growth, suggest that we could see much higher platinum prices in the years to come - perhaps by as much as 160.6% were its pricing to revert back to the historical mean.

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My Precious Metals Predictions for 2017: Am I Brave Or Just Stupid?

This is the time of year that those of us who are brave - or more likely stupid - come up with some predictions for the year ahead...so let's look at what this observer considers will happen during the year ahead for the precious metals, precious metals stocks and the geopolitical drivers behind what I see as the likely price trends.

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Silver: The ‘forgotten’ precious metal

Gold is the most famous and most widely held precious metal but there are 3 others, namely palladium, platinum, and silver. Silver in particular may be worth a closer look so today I sat down with the founder and CEO of one of the fastest growing storage and precious metals trading firms in the world to discuss what he considers to be the 'forgotten' precious metal. I think you’ll learn a lot from his insights.

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Which Gold/Silver Bullion Assets are Permitted in Your IRA & Roth 401(k)?

Some physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion assets, in addition to traditional paper assets, can be part of your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or Roth account and they can be bought and sold with no tax consequence until you move money out of the account. [This short article reveals just which bullion assets can, and cannot, be included.] Words: 573

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