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Price Sensitive But Value Foolish

At the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois I had various conversations with other dealers about how some customers and potential customers are incredibly critical about small differences in prices quoted by different dealers for a … Continue reading

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Tone of the Current Coin Market is Optimistic

Anxiety! The threat of a war with Iran, the Federal Reserve Bank considering lowering interest rates at its next meeting, and gold; the metal which has been quietly appreciating modestly suddenly took off as the US dollar dropped in exchange … Continue reading

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Why Are Americans Dumb Precious Metals Traders?

When it comes to buying and selling physical precious metals, it seems like the majority of Americans tend to get their timing wrong. India and China are the world’s two largest gold and silver consuming nations.  Invariably, residents in those … Continue reading

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Why you want lower gold and silver prices

I advocate that the prudent person should allocate a minor percentage of their investment portfolio or net worth to the ownership of bullion-priced physical gold and silver. In my mind, this is buying “wealth insurance.” The concept behind doing so … Continue reading

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Gold performance beats day-to-day worries

When there is a snowstorm in the Midwest, it stops routine living until we can clear the snow away. Then we go about our business as normal. Was there a storm of another kind for silver and gold investors this … Continue reading

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Buyers return to gold coin market

When the price of gold vaulted over $1,200, it sparked a return to the physical gold market of former customers along with new retail buyers, according to officials of the Professional Numismatists Guild. “Comments we’ve been hearing from members of … Continue reading

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Ten best buys in pre-1933 gold

By Mike Thorne, Ph.D. Do you remember the first U.S. gold piece you saw? I do, even though it was well over 50 years ago. It was an Indian Head quarter eagle. My father and I were visiting a neighbor … Continue reading

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