Saturday, May 21, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Offices and factories have shut down. Hospitals are scrambling for equipment and beds. With many people required to stay at home, people working in grocery stores and retail shops are now essential workers.

The crisis has injected uncertainty into what used to be mundane tasks for many people: Is that doorknob safe to touch? Can I go to the gym or do my laundry? Can I hug my grandparents?

We know you have questions about staying healthy, about what to do if you’ve lost your job, what has happened to your retirement investments and which businesses are still open and why.

Below are some of the most common questions and answers on health, life, politics, travel & money.

Health

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...

Life

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...

Travel

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...

Politics

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...

Money

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...

Staying In

Gold and Silver Mark First Weekly Gains in Five Weeks

Gold rose slightly on Friday while silver, platinum and palladium declined. All the metals posted weekly gains, however, with those for gold and silver...

U.S. Mint Produces Over 1.27 Billion Coins for Circulation in April

The U.S. Mint's pace of striking coins slowed for the first time in four months in April but it was still quick. The Mint produced...

NGC-certified British Coins Realize $5.8M in SINCONA Auction 75

With a highly prized "Una and the Lion" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Rise Thursday, May 19

Gold, silver and platinum scored solid increases on Thursday, with each also registering more than one-week settlement highs, while palladium declined for a second...

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Accelerate in April

Australian bullion sales in April jumped for products struck in silver and slowed for those minted in gold, the latest figures from The Perth Mint...

Three NGC-certified Chinese Silver Coins Each Top $1.4M in Taisei Auction

Three highly valuable vintage Chinese coins that were certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) each sold for over $1 million in a sale presented...

Precious Metals Decline Wednesday, May 18

Precious metals declined on Wednesday, led by matching 2% drops in platinum and palladium. Losses in silver and palladium were their first in four...

Precious Metals Rise Tuesday, May 17

Precious metal prices increased on Tuesday with advances ranging from 0.3% for gold to 2% for platinum. Silver and palladium marked their third straight...

US Mint Sales: 2022 Gold Buffalo Debuts

Later last week, on Thursday, May 12, the United States Mint released the 2022-W $50 Proof American Gold Buffalo for $2,790. The 24-karat gold coin was the U.S....

Gold, Silver and Palladium Rise in Week’s Start

Platinum declined on Monday while gold, silver and palladium gained. Gold's increase follows two straight session losses and a 14-week settlement low. Gold for June...