Friday the 13th Could Have Been Known as “Kill Your Banker Day”
The History of Money: Installment 1 – The Templars
This article was originally crafted by my father for his readers in September of 2003, but its content is possibly more relevant than ever before. This is one of the original tales...
Gold: A Journey With Idris Elba
Oct 5, 2023
This documentary film explores the varied and often surprising ways in which gold and the societies it is part of have transformed over time.
Join Idris Elba on a global journey that traces the human story of gold—and discover why the...
I did not grow up with any wealth and I am only now, in my 40s, and beginning to understand how to invest and save for retirement for myself.
However, with everything I’ve learned, I am trying to ensure my child will be in a better position and have knowledge and opportunities...
Gaza Gold: Little coins help the poor in Palestinian enclave to save
GAZA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - A Gaza dentist has developed ultra-lightweight gold coins to allow people without much money to access to one of the most widely used savings methods across the Middle East.
"The idea stemmed from...
Govenments and businesses accept "monopoly money" for goods and services while the smart ones in society convert their FIAT to gold and silver. Central banks are doing it and so are we. What a great system for those that are "awake" today. STACK ON and enjoy building real wealth!!!
*Not going to start a thread on metal detecting (maybe ex-gimer @Irons will do that.) Just going to post some accidental finds I come across in the news.
Hiker Stumbles Across Hoard of 2,000-Year-Old Silver Coins In Italy
Story by Clare Fitzgerald • 2h ago
We all dream of coming across buried...
Gold Ingot Realizes $138,000 In S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure Auction
A nearly two-pound Kellogg & Humbert assayer’s gold ingot was among the highlights in the second and final auction of never-before-offered California Gold Rush artifacts recovered from the 1857 sinking of the fabled...
Perth Mint sold diluted gold to China, got caught, and tried to cover it up
The historic Perth Mint is facing a potential $9 billion recall of gold bars after selling diluted or "doped" bullion to China and then covering it up, according to a leaked...
Dozens of Russians working for a mining company in Sudan are being probed by authorities on suspicion of gold-smuggling, in a potential setback for Moscow’s ambitions in the resource-rich North African state...
Decent effort at addressing the issue, it does miss a few important points (I will elaborate later if folks are interested):
Switzerland sent 524 tonnes of gold to China last year, the most since 2018
January 24, 2023 — 05:09 am EST
LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Swiss exports of gold to countries including China, Turkey, Singapore and Thailand surged to multi-year highs last year, Swiss customs data showed on Tuesday...
Watched part 1 earlier. Hooked! It's on Discovery. If I come across any decent vids I'll post them.
The Strange Mystery of the Victorio Peak Treasure
Since time unremembered there has been a certain allure to the idea of lost treasure. To think that there is a vast hoard of loot or priceless...
Is it just me or is anyone else getting flooded with We buy gold advertisements on social media recently?
I started noticing the local print advertisement magazines with We buy gold dealers advertising and seeing a few of the pop up We buy gold shops coming back from the dead.
LBMA blindsided by Russia buying physical gold - Live From The Vault Ep: 106
Jan 13, 2023
In the first Live from the Vault of 2023, Andrew Maguire reports on Russia’s Sberbank issuing its first gold-based blockchain asset in a game-changing manoeuvre that might instigate...