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Rare Coins: A Proven Solution To Wealth Preservation And Estate Planning In The Post-Great Recession Reality

Investment | March 2, 2016
Estate planning has been a growth industry for more than a decade, fueled by rising concerns by potential clients about preserving wealth for a comfortable retirement and building a legacy for their heirs. Especially perplexing for many who thought they had a good plan, new regulations and changing rules collided with the Great Recession. As…

Gold miners tout metals prospects as bull awakens in 2016

Market News | March 1, 2016
Golds fortunes have turned around in 2016, and likewise, the miners that produce the yellow metal also are seeing their stocks rise. BMO Capital Markets this week hosted the 25th Global Metals and Mining Conference in Hollywood, Fla., where several top industry executives weighed in on golds prospects going forward. The fundamentals which keep the…

Silver American Eagle coin sales blitz to all-time February record

Market News | March 1, 2016
A Feb. 26 CoinWeek article headline posed the question, Are gold coins driving buying momentum? Judging by the U.S. Mints February sales figures, the answer is leaning toward yes. Although gold is outshining silver this year, finishing the month up more than 10% to add to its 6% gain in January, the Mints 2016 silver…

Gold, silver still top of the 2016 heap as Greenspan warns of huge unknowns

Gold | March 1, 2016
February is over, and gold and silver once again have proven their mettle as some of the best investments so far in 2016. Gold gained more than 10% in February to rack up a roughly 17% advance for the year so far until Tuesdays profit-taking pullback. That was its best monthly performance since 2012. Silver,…

Coin investing: How rare coins can serve as a portfolio hedge

Market News | February 26, 2016
By Douglas LePre, Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc. Today’s rare coin market has the highest number of active investors looking to diversify their financial portfolios than any other time in history, and each of them has entered the market with various goals. Some are looking for gains, some are building legacies to…