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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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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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Currencies and Stocks Plummet in Value Against an Ounce of Gold

By Patrick Heller  The main reason why I advocate that people should own some bullion-priced physical gold and silver coins and ingots as part of their investment portfolio or net worth is to serve as a form of “wealth insurance” … Continue reading

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Lower prices good for long-term buyer

A well-known financial commentator recently summarized the current stock market situation as a bear market rather than as a correction. That economic diagnosis can set anyone with a retirement plan on edge. The coin market has been both in a … Continue reading

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Realistic prices key to making coin sales

Coins should be collected first and bought as investments second if at all. Nevertheless, the first thing on just about every collector’s mind consistently is, “How much is it worth?” Without this question being asked, the pricing information offered here … Continue reading

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Feeling good about buying what we need now

Gold and silver prices are virtually identical to what they were a week ago. However, the October downturn in the stock market averages appear to place the metals in a more favorable position than they have been in for some … Continue reading

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Ready or not, the stock market intrudes

What perfect timing. I have a dental appointment today. The stock market is gyrating in ways this month that people think is worse than pulling a tooth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down over 600 points yesterday. Where will … Continue reading

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Who knew stock crashes come in flavors?

What now? The stock market had a whoopsie time of it yesterday, down 831 points on the Dow. It is October. This month is known for a number of famous crashes. Pardon me if I am a little bit nervous. … Continue reading

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