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Interesting Facts about the Mercury Dime

Market News | October 18, 2018

You can purchase a Mercury dime for a few dollars. Yet, some of the most coveted key dates and mint marks are worth north of $25,000. Not bad for a dime. Collectors actively pursue this stunning coin for the exceptional design created by Adolph A. Weinman. The metal content is 90% silver and 10% copper. […]

The Most Important Economic Measurement You’re Not Watching

Investment | October 15, 2018

Recent weeks have left equity investors shaken. A selloff resulted in a 5% loss in the S&P 500 for the month. Until now, equity investors have taken global events, good and bad, in stride. Their confidence was only outpaced by the unstoppable market growth, but something has changed. Many have cited interest rate hikes and […]

2 Reasons This Is a Once in a Generation Opportunity to Buy Gold

Gold | October 10, 2018

Gold fell just below $1,200 an ounce in August and many on Wall Street are now whispering that a bottom is in place. A new MarketWatch article entitled: “Why Gold Prices May Have Already Bottomed” highlighted a few key reasons that Wall Street pros are picking up bargain basement prices in gold right now. The […]

The Unexpected Journey of the 1933 Saint- Gaudens Double Eagle

Market News | October 8, 2018

In late August of 2005 the US Mint seized ten 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle coins gold coins from a Philadelphia jeweler. Many consider the total value of the coins to be incalculable. They are among the rarest in the world. The jeweler, Joan S. Langbord, immediately started a federal court lawsuit to recover the coins. […]

Barron’s Cover Story: Why Gold Should Be Part of Your Portfolio

Gold | October 4, 2018

In case you missed it, Barron’s devoted its cover story to gold on September 21. The title of the article: “Gold Is Cheap. Inflation Is Coming. You Do the Math.” Kind of catchy, right? The basic premise of the article is that gold has taken a hit this year (down about 8%), but more importantly […]