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Buy/Sell Formulas for Gold and Silver

A frequent question I am asked is what kind of buy/sell formulas for gold and silver my company might use if prices soar far above their current levels. An implicit question that is part of that is whether people would … 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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Numismatic Literary Guild 2020 Award Winners

The Numismatic Literary Guild recently announced its 2020 award winners, the organization announced in an Aug. 18 statement. Respected researchers and award-winning numismatic authors Len Augsburger and Joel Orosz have received another prestigious award. They have been selected as the … Continue reading

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Risks of Having ‘Unallocated Storage’ in IRAs

By Patrick Heller  Virtually all Americans who have self-directed Precious Metals Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)  have chosen the less expensive form of “unallocated storage” in vaults for their holdings in these IRAs. As we learned during the bankruptcy of MF … Continue reading

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Tell Stories About Money

By Patrick Heller Numismatic collectors and dealers both have an incentive to attract more people to the hobby/industry. The greater number of collectors that exist, the higher the demand (and almost certainly prices) for coins and paper money they sell. … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Gold $3,000+?

By Patrick Heller  For 6,000 years, long before the first coins were created, gold has been used as a safe haven medium of exchange. Physical gold (and silver) have never failed in preserving wealth. This is in sharp contrast to … 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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Why You Should Be a Collector

By Patrick Heller With so many people today facing sudden financial hardships and possible time constraints, it may make sense to consider whether to pursue a pre-existing or new hobby. This could apply to every hobby, not just numismatics. Hobbies … Continue reading

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Did The London/New York Markets Default On Gold Deliveries?

By Patrick A. Heller  On Tuesday, March 24, two different bullion wholesalers told us that the London Bullion Market Association, the world’s largest gold market, was not delivering any gold to settle maturing contracts that had been called for delivery … Continue reading

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