Monday, September 20, 2021

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 Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...

Life

Gold Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...

Travel

Gold Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...

Politics

Gold Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...

Money

Gold Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...

Staying In

Gold Posts 2.3% Weekly Loss; Silver Marks Nearly 14-Month Low

Platinum gained on Friday while gold, silver and palladium declined. All the metals, however, dropped on the week. Palladium and silver finished the day...

George H.W. Bush Coin & Chronicles Set Release

Honoring the 41st President of the United States and his wife, the U.S. Mint at noon ET releases the George Herbert Walker Bush Coin...

Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soften in August

Australian bullion sales split in August, with tallies higher for coins and bars in silver but lower for those in gold, according to the...

Gold Logs 5-Week Low; Silver Marks Lowest Price Since Nov. 2020

Precious metals moved in the same direction for a second straight session Thursday, with palladium rising and gold, silver and platinum falling. Silver dropped...

US Mint Sales: 2021-W Uncirculated Silver Eagle Debuts

The United States Mint recently released its redesigned 2021-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle which features a refreshed obverse and completely new reverse. It didn't...

Gold, Silver and Platinum Ease Lower Wednesday, Sept. 15

Palladium rose modestly on Wednesday while gold, silver and platinum finished slightly lower. Gold's loss was its first in three sessions and follows a...

Gold and Silver Rise Modestly Following Inflation Data

Previous metals divided Tuesday with gold and silver each rising less than 1% and platinum and palladium tumbling -- 2% and 5%, respectively. Gold's...

Gold and Platinum Edge Higher Monday, Sept. 13

Precious metals split Monday with gold and platinum edging higher and silver and palladium ending lower. Gold for December delivery rose $2.30, or 0.1%, to...

2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set Launch

Anticipated by many, once delayed, and likely not available for long, the United States Mint's 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle Two-Coin Set goes...

Gold Logs First Weekly Decline in Five Weeks

Precious metals declined on Friday, increasing their losses on the week. Gold's weekly fall was its first in five weeks. Gold for December delivery lost...