Precious Metal & Rare Coin Market News

Why The Next 20 Years Won’t Look Like The Last 40

Why The Next 20 Years Won’t Look Like The Last 40

Gold, Market News |
When a man like Russell Napier speaks, people listen. And they should. In the summer of 2020, he forecast the inflation of today long before anyone saw it. There were many who didn’t agree with his assessment. After all, we had not seen any meaningful inflation in about 40 years. For nearly 30 years Professor Russell Napier has advised global institutional investors on their asset allocation strategies. He is also the author of Anatomy of ... >> Read More        
The State of the Economy and Gold: Tipping Toward Recession

The State of the Economy and Gold: Tipping Toward Recession

Gold, Market News |
You may not have noticed, but gold has been up 10% since early November. Indeed, gold jumped again this week scaling the $1,800 mark to hit a new three-and-a-half-month high. Comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggesting the central bank will pull back the pace of its interest rate hikes boosted gold and depressed the dollar. Let's take a look at the state of the U.S. economy and what it means for gold. Recession ... >> Read More        
stock market

A Gold Investor’s Playbook to Survive and Thrive During Market Manias and Bubbles

Gold, Investment, Market News |
It's human nature to want more. It's also human nature to not want to miss out. Students of financial markets history are well aware that, going back hundreds of years, market manias or bubbles, occur time and time again. What is a bubble? A bubble is an increase in asset prices based more on emotion than fundamentals. Bubbles form because of human psychology. But, it's important to point out that bubbles also form because of ... >> Read More        
Inflation in 2022

Lessons from History: High Inflation Can Last a Decade

Gold, Investment, Market News |
Is the inflation crisis over? When the government reported the October consumer price index (CPI) rose by 7.7%, slightly less than expected – the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 1000 points on the news. Despite the stock market's jubilant reaction, the inflation fight is far from over, according to a new research paper. Consider this. Before the October CPI reading, that inflation measure registered 8% or higher for seven consecutive months. The annual CPI hit ... >> Read More        
5 Very Valuable Key Date Coins

5 Very Valuable Key Date Coins

Market News, Rare Coins |
Do you own any key date coins? If you do, you understand the feeling of triumph, pride and excitement of adding a key date coin to your collection. Key date coins are those with a low mintage or with mintages with few survivors and they are prized in the world of numismatics. The performance returns of key date coins have historically outpaced gold bullion and other rare coin markets. It comes down to supply and ... >> Read More        
Silver Jumps As Metal Held in London Vaults Sinks to Record Low

Silver Jumps As Metal Held in London Vaults Sinks to Record Low

The price of silver jumped to a 4-month high this week fueled by massive investor demand for the metal. This investor demand for silver is now draining the London vaults of their silver holdings – which fell to a record low in October, according to the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). In a year where Americans have faced shortages from items like baby formula to certain prescription drugs to gasoline, silver supplies are now running ... >> Read More        
Cashing In On Controversy: The Strange History of the 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

Cashing In On Controversy: The Strange History of the 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent

Market News, Rare Coins |
Never before have three little letters meant so much. The 1909 Lincoln cent - designed to replace the Indian Head penny - was welcomed by Americans with enthusiasm, before quickly being discontinued due to one small detail. Then President Theodore Roosevelt believed that US coins needed new imagery that would inspire Americans. At this same time, he found himself intrigued with the work of Lithuanian-born artist, Victor David Brenner. While meeting with the artist to ... >> Read More        
The State of Economy and Gold: U.S. Not Out of the Woods Yet

The State of Economy and Gold: U.S. Not Out of the Woods Yet

Gold, Market News |
Gold has served as money and a store of value for thousands of years and it's no surprise that demand for gold is rising in the current environment with record high inflation, rising interest rates, climbing U.S. debt levels and the potential for a recession. Indeed, in the first half of 2022, gold demand climbed by 12% year-over-year, according to the World Gold Council. Let's take a deeper look at the state of the U.S ... >> Read More        
Central Bank Digital Currency Is Coming: Are You Ready?

Central Bank Digital Currency Is Coming: Are You Ready?

Investment, Market News |
Central bank digital currencies are gaining steam all around the globe. A total of 105 countries are currently exploring a CBDC, and 10 countries have already launched a digital currency, according to the Atlantic Council. If you are wondering what a Central Bank Digital Currency is and how it's different from cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, you aren't alone. Here's a simple definition of a Central Bank Digital Currency: It is a government-regulated and a government sponsored ... >> Read More        
How Gold Might Benefit From Blockchain Technology

How Gold Might Benefit From Blockchain Technology

Gold, Market News |
The value of Bitcoin has dropped by more than 55% year-to-date. Consequently, many investors have abandoned their hopes of Bitcoin becoming the primary currency in our economy. The digital currency, once heralded as the future of commerce, has failed to become a mainstay of finance since its inception more than a decade ago. While Bitcoin may be a dream coming to an end it seems that the underlying blockchain technology that powers it has an ... >> Read More