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It is time to make my annual forecasts. I will treat this like a tooth extraction. The swifter it is, the l Continue reading
I have always freely acknowledged that I am an optimist. That seems to have become my major flaw as I assess last year’s 10 forecasts for the year 2013. Continue reading
How many times have you heard the statement that kids don’t collect coins anymore because with all the computer games, iPhones and iPads out there coins are not interesting to them? Continue reading
I had a telephone call as this issue was being prepared. The caller identified himself and said he was 90 years old. Continue reading
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If a visitor from China asked you for recommendations as to where to put his money in American numismatics, what would you tell him? Continue reading
I just severed one of my ties to the past. In this case, the past I am writing about is the recent past when the U.S. Treasury issued new regulations in December 2006 that made it illegal to melt cents and nickels.
Clifford Mishler asked me at lunch this week how my annual forecasts for 2013 were panning out. Continue reading
There are a lot of modern proof sets that are selling very cheaply. Continue reading