The gold-to-silver ratio used to define the value of currencies and still remains an important metric for metals investors today.
2020 brought about massive changes in U.S. monetary policy, with a 25% increase in M3 money supply and near-zero interest rates.
The interest income needed to beat inflation since 1994 has varied, but in the last 13 years, savings accounts failed to live up to the task.
Central banks have long held onto gold in their reserves, but how have they been managing their gold reserves over the past 20 years?
$1 in 1913 had the same purchasing power as $26 in 2020. This chart shows how the purchasing power of the dollar has changed over time.