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What Is A Troy Pound? What is a Troy Ounce?

May 22, 2015 0 Comments
What Is A Troy Pound? What is a Troy Ounce?

Many new investors and coin collectors believe that their one ounce silver coin is the same weight as one ounce of salami from the grocery store. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. In modern day society, everything around you that is weighed is more than likely measured in a system of weight known as avoirdupois. When […]

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How Much Silver Can I Buy Without Reporting

May 19, 2015 0 Comments
How Much Silver Can I Buy Without Reporting

For simplicity’s sake, when it comes to buying and selling bullion, the United States Government wants to know two things: if you are laundering money, or if you are avoiding taxes. With that being said, the reporting for bullion is more stringent on the selling side than on the buying side. For a detailed guide […]

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What Kind Of 1 oz Silver Bar Should I Buy?

May 12, 2015 0 Comments
What Kind Of 1 oz Silver Bar Should I Buy?

Our new customers frequently ask this question when they’re looking to invest in silver. And for the most part, they can’t really go wrong. Investors who buy silver bars are already in a product with a lower premium (silver bars typically are cheaper than silver coins) so choosing a silver bar mainly has to do […]

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New Pamp Suisse Gold Bars

May 1, 2015 0 Comments
New Pamp Suisse Gold Bars

One ounce gold bars are a staple of gold investing. When customers want to get a cheaper premium and avoid gold coins, they often ask what is the best gold bar to purchase. In that conversation, PAMP Suisse is almost always mentioned. This is because PAMP bars are among the most recognized gold bars in […]

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All About The Silver Eagle Monster Box

April 22, 2015 0 Comments
All About The Silver Eagle Monster Box

For many decades, silver investing has been a popular choice among investors looking to store their wealth in the safety of precious metals. But when it comes to increasing exposure to silver, there are many different ways to do it, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Some investors prefer the ease of ETF’s and […]

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Gold Krugerrand Sets

April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Gold Krugerrand Sets

The Gold Krugerrand could arguably be called the world’s most famous gold bullion coin. Currently, it does not have the sales figures of the American Gold Eagle, but it may have more worldwide notoriety since it was the first gold bullion coin produced in modern times. Not only has it been around the longest, but […]

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How Can I Buy Silver For Spot Price?

April 9, 2015 0 Comments
How Can I Buy Silver For Spot Price?

This is a common question for new investors when it comes to buying silver or gold online. In order to fully understand the answer to this question, you need to know what exactly the “spot price” of silver is. Silver Spot Price Spot silver is the “spot price” for which the commodity could be transacted […]

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End of the London Gold Fix?

April 1, 2015 0 Comments
End of the London Gold Fix?

Two weeks ago, for the first time in almost 100 years, the gold market daily price fix is about to change. This move is an attempt to achieve more transparency in the gold market and could provide a clearer picture into China’s voracious appetite for the yellow metal. Since 1919, the London Gold Fix has been […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (3/30/2015) – Golden Eagle

March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (3/30/2015) – Golden Eagle

Last week was a very mixed one for precious metals. The platinum group performed poorly, with rhodium going nowhere and palladium losing value. Gold and silver, however, both managed to climb again, raising hopes that a more positive trend could be establishing itself there. There’s still a lot of volatility both in the metals sector […]

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How Much Gold Is In Fort Knox?

March 26, 2015 0 Comments
How Much Gold Is In Fort Knox?

As there has never been an approved full audit of the contents of Fort Knox, the exact contents cannot be verified. However, as of October 31,2014 according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s “Status Report of U.S. Treasury-Owned Gold” there are 258,641,878.074 million troy ounces of gold. If the U.S. Treasury’s accounting is correct […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (3/22/2015) – Golden Eagle

March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (3/22/2015) – Golden Eagle

Last week looked much better for precious metals than the two that went before, with every price managing to rise except palladium and rhodium, and silver doing particularly well. The gains made weren’t enough to fully recover from recent losses but they did make up a big chunk of it and shifted the sector in […]

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How To Test For Fake Gold and Silver

March 19, 2015 0 Comments
How To Test For Fake Gold and Silver

One of the main appeals to investing in precious metals is that the product is physical – you can actually hold the silver or gold that you are buying. This is unlike paper money that is easy to print by counterfeiters as well as the government. Precious metals, because of their physical nature (size, and […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (3/14/2015) – Golden Eagle

March 14, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (3/14/2015) – Golden Eagle

On the face of it last week was another disappointing week for precious metals, with four of the five key prices falling again and the last one staying static. It wasn’t quite as bad as the week before, though – none of the losses were as large, and starting Wednesday there were some signs of […]

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How Much Silver Is In A Bag Of 90% Coins?

March 10, 2015 1 Comment
How Much Silver Is In A Bag Of 90% Coins?

One of the easiest ways to invest in silver is by collecting “junk silver.” This is the common term for any circulation U.S. coinage that was minted prior to 1965. Most pre-1965 coins are made of 90% silver, hence the term. If you’re unfamiliar with this topic, check out our article on JUNK SILVER. Other […]

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Gold and Silver Market Update (3/7/2015) – Golden Eagle

March 7, 2015 0 Comments
Gold and Silver Market Update (3/7/2015) – Golden Eagle

In another sign of continuing volatility, last week saw every single major precious metal take a dive – some of them dramatic. Unusually this all happened against a background of falling equities markets and a static oil price; the conditions should have been right for some good performances from metals, especially gold and silver which […]

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