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Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years. Bullion buyers in 1980 had to endure 21 years before the final bottom was put in place for gold in 2001 and the long up market began. What will happen to … Continue reading
I pulled out the June 1, 2010, issue of Numismatic News for a quick look this morning. The front page featured a gold story that reported the precious metal had nearly reached $1,250 in the prior week before retreating a … Continue reading
Gold dropped below the $1,300 mark this morning, according to the Kitco website. This price decline prompts some thoughts. Wisconsin elected a governor in 1978 who was found of saying, “He who has the gold makes the rules.” Obviously gold … Continue reading
Questions are the life blood of the numismatic hobby. There is no way any collector can know everything. There is also no way you can start in the hobby and learn about it without forming questions of your own. I … Continue reading
Silver is a magic word online. When I mention it, online readership jumps. On the other hand, when I ask weekly poll questions regarding silver bullion and silver coins, the lack of response is deafening. Every week our online poll … Continue reading
My email has apparently decided to follow the example of government and shut down. Well not quite, but I have been trying to access it for over an hour and have not yet succeeded. When Monday begins in this fashion, … Continue reading
Today the nominating panel for the Coin of the Year awards meets in Iola to begin the judging process. Coins dated 2012 are under consideration. The Coin of the Year Award winner, and the winners in each of the 10 … Continue reading
Though the shutdown of the federal government does not affect the U.S. Mint operations or anything that goes on in the private hobby sector, you would think the political standoff is a numismatic nonevent. But is it? There has been … Continue reading
Has yesterday’s $40.50 drop in the price of gold bullion to a closing price of $1,286 a troy ounce created a new buying opportunity, or is it a signal that worse is to come? Some two years after gold peaked … Continue reading