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Record Silver Shortage in 2020?

On Nov. 17, the Silver Institute issued their annual interim Silver Market Review. This report was prepared for the Silver Institute by consultants at Metals Focus. This Review includes historical supply and demand statistics and projected 2020 data. You can … 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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Mint Statistics: Silver Bullion makes a small leap

After a small drought in silver bullion sales, a moderate increase from last week has silver bullion one ounce Eagles at 726,000, up from last week’s total of 160,000.   Bullion gold Buffalos increased year to date by another 3,000, while … Continue reading

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Mint Statistics: Bullion still not available from U.S. Mint

As reported last week, silver bullion is still not available from the U.S. Mint. There are no sales to report for platinum for March, and gold is off to a modest start with 1,500 ounces sold. We will continue to … 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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Mint cuts ATB 5 oz coin mintages

A mintage of 126,700 for each of the 2011 5-ounce silver America the Beautiful bullion coins sounded good at the start, but with sluggish sales this past year, the U.S. Mint has decided to slash output in 2012. Continue reading

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