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Precious Metals Mining Stocks

Although I work buying and selling physical precious metals, many of our customers also own shares of precious metals mining companies. They sometimes ask my opinion on owning mining shares in general or about specific mining companies. I owned shares … Continue reading

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Precious Metals’ Soaring Prices Drives Buyers

By Patrick A. Heller Have you heard the adage of “be careful what you wish for as you may get it?” That certainly applies to people who purchase precious metals in anticipation of soaring prices. If the prices of gold, … Continue reading

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Physical Precious Metals More Available, Premiums Declining

By the middle of March, demand in the U.S. for physical precious metals, especially gold and silver, was so strong that retailer inventories were largely depleted. As dealers attempted to restock from suppliers, wholesale inventories ran out. As primary distributors … Continue reading

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What Is Really Happening In Precious Metals Markets?

By Patrick Heller In 2020, there has been another modest surge of interest of Americans wanting to own some physical precious metals, especially gold and silver. People are becoming more aware that governments’ inflation of the money supplies is almost … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market

The March 24, 2020 consumer/investor advisory statement below is from Doug Davis, Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation. Mr.Davis is a former Texas police chief. ——- The 11- year low in silver and the … Continue reading

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Precious Metals Spot Prices Down, Physical Market Premiums Up Strong

For those of us who have seen volatile markets multiple times over the decades, it is entirely understandable that when the spot prices in the “paper” commodity markets suddenly plummet, the premiums for actual physical gold and silver coins and … Continue reading

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London Bullion Market Association Board Member Charged With Rigging Precious Metals Prices

On Monday this week, US federal prosecutors announced indictments of three JPMorgan Chase precious metals traders.  They are charged with participating in a racketeering conspiracy over eight years, from 2008 to 2016, to manipulate precious metals prices. As a result … Continue reading

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There is Reason for Optimism in Precious Metals Markets

The price of gold has risen by more than 19 percent since the beginning of the year. Silver is, at the moment this is being written, flirting with $18 an ounce. Since both are denominated in U.S. dollars there is … Continue reading

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Will Some Precious Metals IRA Purchases Be Subject To Sales Taxes?

There will doubtless be a number of unintended consequences arising out of the June 2018 Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. The issue in this court case was whether the South Dakota government could require some out-of-state sellers … Continue reading

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Precious Metals Have Re-Awakened

The market for both bullion and collectible coins is gaining steam, with interest in coins enjoying a boost brought about by the recent gains in both gold and silver bullion prices. Bullion coins and coins impacted directly by their intrinsic … Continue reading

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