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Gold premiums rise while bullion declines

The IMF will provide $18 billion to Ukraine and an additional amount from other sources brings the total up to $28 billion over two years. Continue reading

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Proof Eagle premiums move higher

Proof gold Eagles have edged up percentage-wise to bullion having gained nearly 2 percent in premium. Interestingly, proof silver Eagles are up a few dollars while their melt value is down $2. Gotta love those investment portfolio buyers. Continue reading

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Proof gold Eagles see premium boost

Last week precious metals were steady with an upward bias, but it’s a different story this week. Gold and platinum are both off about 1.5 percent, while silver took a 3 percent hit. Personally I feel the bias is still upward, but traders were disappointed in the FOMC not introducing a brand new stimulus package. Continue reading

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Silver Eagle interest start of trend?

The precious metals market has the feel of having formed a bottom for a probable run to higher levels. Buyers for common silver dollars have been absent from the wholesale markets, but I have noticed over the last several days they are again bidding for circulated Morgan and Peace dollars and are looking for bag quantities or partial bags. Continue reading

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U.S. type coin market remains steady

Oh, what a difference a week makes. Bad news and pessimism are replaced by hope and optimism with most feeling that the European Central Bank will ease their money supply to lift the Spanish banks. It would be impolite to say bailout. Continue reading

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Negatives buffet gold; proofs rise

There is a lot of negative news regarding precious metals. Much of it has merit. What else can you expect with the dollar rising strongly and 10-year Treasury rates reaching a 60-year record low of 1.6 percent? Continue reading

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Gold and silver firm up after swoon

A nice precious metals rally began a few hours after last week’s column was written. The metals then declined sharply. As I write this, gold and silver are firm. Continue reading

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Drop in bullion stirs up new ideas

While I would certainly prefer to write about older U.S. coins, I cannot help but pay attention to the greatest overall force in the current coin market. Gold has declined 3 percent over the last month, silver a rather substantial 8 percent and platinum over 3 percent. Continue reading

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Coins move up as bullion declines

Gold is down 3 percent, silver down 5 percent and platinum down 4 percent. The world’s stock markets continue a slow crash with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 11 out of 12 days. Continue reading

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Quality key for U.S. type coins

Well, the precious metals market trend has certainly turned down. Over the past several days both gold and silver have declined approximately 3 percent and platinum lost 4 percent bringing its ratio to gold the lowest ever. Continue reading

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