Entries by Manuel Rodrigues


2019 Economic Development Week

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) designated the week of May 6 – May 11 as Economic Development Week 2019. This week celebrates the achievements of economic development efforts locally and globally and raises awareness of economic development programs that support job creation, businesses retention and expansion, and an overall prosperous economy and quality of […]

The Gold Center 2019 Gold, Silver, Platinum Coins

For over 40 years The Gold Center, Inc. has been a trusted source for dealers and brokers across the country. As one of only nine authorized purchasers for the U.S. Mint, we specialize in high volume and razor thin margins as well as offering special exchange rates for scrap metal. The Gold Center, Inc. ships […]

Italy Moves To Seize Gold From Central Bank

Two weeks ago, ECB President Mario Draghi issued a statement confirming that the European Central Bank needs to approve any operation in the foreign reserves of euro zone countries, including gold holdings. At the time the statement did not seem particularly notable, but now things are starting to make more sense as The Wall Street […]

First W Mint Mark Quarters to be Released

The US Mint has announced that limited mintage 2019-W quarters are being released directly into circulation starting this month, April 2019. These are the first quarters to feature the “W” mint mark of the West Point Mint, and have a total mintage of just 2 million per design.   “We want to encourage Americans to […]