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A wide choice of bullion products, worldwide storage options, low prices, complete liquidity, total security, limited reporting requirements, and access to our 24-hour buying and selling platform make a SmartMetals® account with the Hard Assets Alliance simply the best choice for securing your financial future.

Best Selling Products

Gold 10 oz Bar

These 10 oz gold bars are .9999 fine (99.99% pure).

Price from: $12,427.58

Gold American Eagle (1 oz) Coin

American Eagle Gold Bullion Coins are created according to the durable, .9167 fine or 22-karat standard.

Price from: $1,261.21

Silver 100 oz Bar

Silver 100 oz bars maintain a fineness of at least 99.9% purity.

Price from: $1,742.55

Silver Canadian Maple Leaf

The coin is .9999 fine silver and the Canadian government guarantees its purity.

Price from: $18.95

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Store Precious Metals Globally

Store your precious metals with total security in fully audited and insured independent vaults in New York (Brinks), Salt Lake City (Brinks), Zurich (ViaMat), London (ViaMat), Singapore (Malca Amit) or Sydney (Brinks) - the same vaults used by central banks and governments throughout the world. More locations coming soon.

Of course, you can also have your bullion delivered anywhere in the world via bonded, insured carrier, for storage however you see fit.

Global Storage Options

Physical Metal

The bullion you buy from Hard Assets Alliance is just that: your bullion. You may have it shipped to you or placed in storage on your behalf. Either way, a precise amount of gold, silver, platinum, or palladium belongs to you - plain and simple. No "pool accounts," no paper proxies, no funny business.

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Introducing SmartMetals®

A wide choice of bullion products, worldwide storage options, low prices, complete liquidity, total security, limited reporting requirements, and access to our buying and selling platform make a SmartMetals® account with the Hard Assets Alliance simply the best choice for securing your financial future.

When you open your account online, you'll be asked the type of account to be opened (individual, joint, corporate, partnership, sole proprietorship, LLC, IRA or trust account) and some simple information to establish your identity, as required by US regulations. You do not need to be a US citizen or company to open an account.

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Another Reason to Diversify into Precious Metals

Once upon a time, interest rates conveyed critical information about securities: the higher the rate, the riskier the investment.

Today, bond yields communicate little about underlying security risk and are arguably misleading. Consider the 1.57% yield on 10-year Spanish bonds. That level of return is hardly commensurate for a country suffering 23.9% unemployment.

The culprit for deceptive interest rates is a familiar one. Across the globe, central banks have suppressed rates to fend off crises or boost sagging economies—and zero percent is not the lowest band for this type of manipulation.

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Portugal: A(nother) Central Bank Story

The Greenspan put, the Bernanke put, the Yellen put, the Draghi put?

Easy money causes people to take risks that they otherwise wouldn’t. And the result is always the same—a boom followed by a bust. Will the retail investor ever learn? Probably—but it won’t last because the emotions of greed and fear are too strong.

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Silver: As Close to a No-Brainer Investment as It Gets

Despite playing an instrumental role in the near-collapse of the global economy, Wall Street hasn’t exactly been on its best behavior in the years since (surprise, surprise). These days, a week doesn’t seem to pass without a major financial institution becoming entangled in accusations of corruption, bribery, or outright market manipulation.

Fortunately, this unscrupulous behavior is not going unpunished.

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Foreign Holdings Of U.S. Treasuries Have Fallen

While it is no secret that the US is severely addicted to debt, what some may find surprising is that over half of all privately held US public debt is held by foreigners. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United States accounted for 37.4% of the world's imported foreign capital in 2012.

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