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How Much Gold Has Been Mined?

That’s a complicated question. The exact amount of previously mined gold is disputed for two reasons:  Because of how much gold has been used in the course of history.  Because of uncertainty around how much gold has yet to be discovered.  According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), around 244,000 metric tons of gold have been discovered. Nearly 187,000 metric tons have historically been produced, with an additional 57,000 metric tons in underground reserves.  As a natural resource, gold’s value is largely determined by... Continue Reading

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What Is the Best Precious Metal to Invest In?

Buying precious metals can be an attractive option for anyone who wants to diversify their investment portfolio. Whether you’re seeking an alternative home for your retirement assets or want to hedge against rising inflation and other economic uncertainties, precious metals can make a lot of sense.  Investors who want to buy precious metals have four main options: gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. While gold is perhaps the most prominent investment metal, the others offer compelling reasons to invest. But how do you know what precious... Continue Reading

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