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The Gold to Silver Ratio

Gold received a healthy bounce recently, primarily based on economic fears involving China’s trade relations with the United States. This in turn brought a modest upturn to many collectible US gold coins whose value is still primarily supported by the … Continue reading

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Market is on the move but at glacial speed

It appears gold and silver have each recently settled into a new and higher trading range. It is challenging to get a fix on how this has impacted the sale of bullion coins, but we know the U.S. Mint sold … Continue reading

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Eagles gain as 2019 sales strong

Do statistics soothe your nerves? Diving into some numbers and figuring out their significance can distract me from a crazy day in the office. I took a look at the Mint’s sales report of bullion American Eagles. The results should … Continue reading

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Eagle bullion numbers leave 2018 worries behind

Do statistics soothe your nerves? Diving into some numbers and figuring out their significance can distract me from a crazy day in the office. I took a look at the Mint’s sales report of bullion American Eagles. The results should … Continue reading

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First Eagle sales bode well for 2019

American Eagle bullion coins went on sale Jan. 7, 2019. Would you believe the Mint can sell in one day more than half of all Eagles sold in 2018? It can. Platinum Eagles’ first-day sales totaled 18,000 pieces. Only 30,000 … Continue reading

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Silver Eagle buyers stand their ground better

Are silver American Eagle bullion coin buyers more committed, more loyal, more willing to carry on through the ups and downs of the marketplace than gold American Eagle buyers? Yes is the answer if you look at the numbers as … Continue reading

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My forecasts are battered and bruised

As the year comes to a close, I have to begin thinking about my annual forecast columns. Some years I do better than others, but on average you would do as well tossing a coin. Even with two weeks to … Continue reading

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Sideways we will go with U.S. gold coins

The spot price of gold ended the month of November almost where it had begun. This outcome perhaps discouraged many potential bullion-related coin sales in its wake. No excitement often leads to no buyers. Mint sales of gold and silver … Continue reading

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Anxious buyers pop December silver Eagle sales

Editor’s Note: After this blog was posted, sales numbers reported by the U.S. Mint changed. It was not the normal sort of accretional change requiring an update but a significant change indicating that everything written here was completely wrong. Get … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Holiday demand pushes up proofs

Holiday shopping seems to be boosting certain Mint sales items. The 2018 clad proof set jumped by 10,711 to 406,984. Silver proof sets rose by 6,065 to 264,239. The puzzle is why clad sets outsell silver when silver sets tend … Continue reading

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