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The Hard Assets Alliance

Buy Gold and Other Precious Metals.
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The Hard Assets Alliance makes buying, storing, and selling precious metal as easy as trading ETFs—but with the guarantee that you can take delivery of your holdings at any time.

“Simply, the SmartMetals account brings together the latest in secure technology and ultra-efficient process to reduce costs and to take the hassle and uncertainty out of owning precious metals.”
Chris Martenson
Founder and CEO of Peak Prosperity
“Along with dozens of other esteemed financial researchers, Mauldin Economics is a member of Hard Assets Alliance, an innovative way to buy and hold gold both domestically and internationally. I highly recommend you take a look...”
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Chairman of Mauldin Economics

Members of Hard Assets Alliance include these familiar companies, trusted by millions of investors like yourself:

Mauldin Economics
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The Street
Peak Prosperity
Agora Financial
Weoss Research
The Oxford Club
Rich Dad
The Sovereign Society
Eagle Financial Publications
Street Authority
Daily Reckoning

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What Makes Us Different

Easy To Use

With a SmartMetals account you can buy, sell, store, or take direct delivery of metal to your home with just a few clicks of your mouse.
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Superior Purchasing Power

With access to an extensive network of dealers, the Hard Assets Alliance is able to keep prices extremely competitive.
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Secure Storage with Full Allocation

We offer storage at six of the world's largest non-bank vaults. The metal you buy is secure from bank holidays, asset seizure, and is truly yours.
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Live Customer Support

We have a dedicated team ready to answer your questions about opening and funding accounts, buying and selling metal and, so much more.
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Will China’s First Oil Futures Raise Gold Prices?
Will China’s First Oil Futures Raise Gold Prices?

You are right that China will start trading oil futures on the Shanghai Futures Exchange. Although this move is important in itself, it is part of a bigger trend. In November 2015, the International Monetary Fund included the yuan in its basket of reserve...   Read More

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How Gold Helped Cambodian Refugees Escape the War
How Gold Helped Cambodian Refugees Escape the War

It was 1974, and I was a young teenager, when I had a defining experience that I remember to this day. I grew up in a little medieval town in France, and my parents were very involved in our community of about fifteen thousand people. When a small group...   Read More

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