Bullion & Metals

Is The Obamacare Fiasco Affecting Gold And Silver Prices?

Is The Obamacare Fiasco Affecting Gold And Silver Prices?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. It has been somewhat widely reported by the media that Thanksgiving weekend retail sales volume fell from 2012 levels.  I can think of two significant probable reasons why this occurred. First, even though the US government and the media are trying to pretend that […]

The Coin Analyst: Precious Metal Bulls May Need to Rethink Their Position

The Coin Analyst: Precious Metal Bulls May Need to Rethink Their Position

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As the end of the first year in two decades in which gold prices are down for the year to the tune of 29%, it is a good time to review the outlook for precious metals and whether it is time to rethink one’s perspective. After all, if one […]

By December 1, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Independent Precious Metals Market Analysts Running Conservative

Independent Precious Metals Market Analysts Running Conservative

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. When you see gold and silver future price projections put out by the likes of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Bank of America, Citigroup, and other trading partners of the US government, keep in mind that they are almost certainly being told what to […]

Is There Really Gold in Fort Knox? VIDEO: 5:27.

Is There Really Gold in Fort Knox? VIDEO: 5:27.

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director. Fort Knox is supposed to be the primary repository of America’s gold reserves. There have been rumors that the gold is missing or has disappeared. Edmund C. Moy was responsible for the production of circulating coinage and bullion gold and silver Eagles from 2006 until 2011. He tells […]

By November 22, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Bearish Bets on Gold Hiked Aggressively But Prices Move Sideways Short Term

Bearish Bets on Gold Hiked Aggressively But Prices Move Sideways Short Term

LONDON prices for gold reflected subdued dealing Monday morning, slipping 0.9% to $1279 by lunchtime as silver and other commodities also dropped but major government bond price edged higher. European shares drifted lower as well, but the MSCI World index was pulled up to 6-year highs by a sharp rise in Chinese equities. Prices ended […]

By November 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01

Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director…………….. There are some economists and financial advisors who believe that holding gold reserves represents a barbarous relic from the past. Former Director of the United States Mint Edmund Moy shares his perspective of history and world economics that shows that gold still plays an important role in the […]

By November 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Price and the State of the Economy. VIDEO: 2:38.

Gold Price and the State of the Economy. VIDEO: 2:38.

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director………….. At the recent Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore former US Mint Director Edmund Moy was asked a question that was very relevant. A young man wondered if the decline in the price in gold indicated an improvement in the American economy. Director Moy offers an explanation […]

By November 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How to Exchange Gold and Other Precious Metals: New Direction IRA Announces Industry-Best Metals Exchange Process

How to Exchange Gold and Other Precious Metals: New Direction IRA Announces Industry-Best Metals Exchange Process

New Direction IRA announces the fastest metals exchange procedure of any self-directed IRA provider, utilizing industry-best technology and a knowledgeable client support team. New Direction IRA helps investors learn how to exchange gold and other precious metals within their IRAs. LOUISVILLE, COLO. – New Direction IRA announces the fastest metals exchange procedure of any self […]

Speculation “Driving Gold” Near 4-Week Lows as Chinese Gold Market Gets “Massive Vote of Confidence”

Speculation “Driving Gold” Near 4-Week Lows as Chinese Gold Market Gets “Massive Vote of Confidence”

WHOLESALE DEALING in gold was muted Monday morning in London, with prices bouncing off their lowest level in almost 4 weeks at $1280 per ounce as European stock markets rose. Major government bonds ticked higher after Friday’s sharp sell-off on strong US jobs data. Silver prices also fell to their lowest level since Oct. 17th, turning […]

By November 11, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Sales Of Silver American Eagle Coins Surge And Could Near Their 2011 Record

Sales Of Silver American Eagle Coins Surge And Could Near Their 2011 Record

Silver Eagles are easier to sell, store and transport than large bars So far this year, sales of American Eagle silver coins from the United States Mint have already surpassed last year’s level as investors snap them up at a breakneck pace. The Mint will continue the sale of the 2013 Silver American Eagle Coins […]

Gold industry generated over $210 billion for the global economy in 2012, new study finds

Gold industry generated over $210 billion for the global economy in 2012, new study finds

The gold industry contributed more than US$210 billion to the world’s economy in 2012 – roughly equivalent to the GDP of the Republic of Ireland, Czech Republic or Beijing – new research released today reveals. The direct economic impact of gold, an independent research report by economists at PwC and commissioned by the World Gold […]

Urge to Dump Gold Finished as US Fed Turns Dovish

Urge to Dump Gold Finished as US Fed Turns Dovish

WHOLESALE London prices of gold sat tight Monday morning, holding onto Friday’s 6-week closing high as European stockmarkets failed to continue a rise in Asian shares. Silver was unchanged with commodities, major government bonds and gold, sitting at $22.58 per ounce by lunchtime. The US Dollar rallied after hitting a new 9-month low on its […]

By October 28, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Best Week in 11 for Gold on US Short-Covering, Indian Festivals

Best Week in 11 for Gold on US Short-Covering, Indian Festivals

from Adrian Ash – BullionVault ………………… The PRICE of wholesale gold slipped but held near 1-month highs Friday morning in London, heading for the strongest week-on-week gain since mid-August at $1343 per ounce. Rising 1.7% from last Friday’s finish, gold prices lagged silver – up 2.3% for the week – as European stock markets held […]

By October 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014 Effectively Abolishes US Federal Debt Ceiling

Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014 Effectively Abolishes US Federal Debt Ceiling

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. The Continuing Appropriations Act of 2014 enacted this week proves once more that you can count on politicians to think of themselves first, and the people last. Section 1002 of this law has its own title, “Default Prevention Act of 2013.”  This section effectively […]

The Gold and Silver Bullion Market’s Big Issues, Part I

The Gold and Silver Bullion Market’s Big Issues, Part I

by Adrian Ash BullionVault………… Price action isn’t the big players’ big concern in gold and silver right now… “FAITH and RELIGION,” said Edel Tully of UBS, the Swiss investment and bullion bank. “Those were key themes,” she said, summing up this year’s LBMA conference last Tuesday evening. We could hardly ignore those topics, meeting in the hills just […]

Sense of Calm Keeps Gold Flat Despite Threat the US Won’t Pay Its Bills

Sense of Calm Keeps Gold Flat Despite Threat the US Won’t Pay Its Bills

PRECIOUS METAL prices were unchanged in what dealers called “thin, quiet” Asian and London trade Monday morning, despite increasing fears the US government will fail to meet its obligations in only 10 days’ time. “Congress is playing with fire,” Treasury secretary Jack Lew told CNN on Sunday. Because “if the United States government, for the […]

Volatility Rising in Gold and Silver as US Shutdown Cancels Non-Farm Friday

Volatility Rising in Gold and Silver as US Shutdown Cancels Non-Farm Friday

PRECIOUS METALS fell back Thursday morning in London, with gold reversing $20 of yesterday’s near-$50 rally to trade 2.6% lower for the week so far. The price of silver dropped almost 50c from Wednesday’s peak, but held only 1.1% beneath last week’s finish at $21.57. World stock markets meantime ticked lower, as did major government […]

By October 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Strange CFTC Announcement About Silver Market Manipulation

Strange CFTC Announcement About Silver Market Manipulation

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Last Wednesday, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a news release titled “CFTC Closes  Investigation Concerning the Silver Market.” The last sentence of the first paragraph states, “Based upon the law and evidence as they exist at this time, there is not […]

Is it All Doom and Gloom for Gold?

Is it All Doom and Gloom for Gold?

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Nouriel Roubini, who is known in the financial industry as “Dr. Doom,” was recently the keynote speaker at the IndexUniverse’s annual conference. He shared with the attendees his forecast of various asset classes, including gold, which were published in a recent MarketWatch piece. Dr. Roubini […]

By September 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29

Austrian Mint Director Talks About the Silver Philharmonic Bullion Coin. VIDEO: 1:29

Manfred Matzinger-Leopold, Director, Austrian Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… The European counterpart to the American Silver Eagle is called the Philharmonic. It is a one ounce silver denominated coin struck in Austria. The Director of the Austrian Mint talks about the success and continued demand for this European Philharmonic bullion coin. Copyright © CoinWeek – […]

By September 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Three Reasons Why Gold and Silver Investors Should Ignore Talk of Fed Tapering

Three Reasons Why Gold and Silver Investors Should Ignore Talk of Fed Tapering

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. If you follow the commodities markets, you’ve probably noticed that there has been a good bit of volatility in the price of gold and silver leading up to the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) September meeting. The Fed completed their two day meeting this afternoon […]

By September 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gold “Fierce” If Fed Surprises, Investment Banks Urge “Sell” as Traders “Spooked”

Gold “Fierce” If Fed Surprises, Investment Banks Urge “Sell” as Traders “Spooked”

The WHOLESALE price of gold fell below $1300 for the first time in 6 weeks Wednesday morning in Asia, as traders in all markets awaited today’s US Fed announcement on QE tapering. Regaining that level in London – a record high when first reached 3 years ago next week – gold still held 7% beneath […]

By September 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Took Off When Lehman Melted Down

Gold Took Off When Lehman Melted Down

By Miguel Perez-Santalla ………. Reflections on Precious Metals on the 5 Year Anniversary of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers Five years ago, on September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers collapsed and the entire U.S. financial systems threatened to go with it. In record numbers, investors looked to gold as a hedge against a plummeting stock market […]

By September 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Investor Index Hits 4-Month High as Silver Surges

Gold Investor Index Hits 4-Month High as Silver Surges

By Miguel Perez-Santalla Private investor sentiment towards gold bullion rose in August to its best level since April’s 16-month high, according to the latest Gold Investor Index from BullionVault. As the price of gold recovered to $1400 per ounce, erasing the last of June’s 15% plunge, the online bullion exchange saw its measure of investor […]

By September 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Free Competition in Currency Act: Member Of Congress Does Not Understand Economics And US Monetary History

The Free Competition in Currency Act: Member Of Congress Does Not Understand Economics And US Monetary History

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Last week, a customer of mine forwarded to me the text of a letter he received from the US House of Representatives member for his district.  The August 28 letter was in response to our customer’s request that this Representative support H.R. 77, the […]

Gold Erases Week’s 2.5% Gain After UK Rejects Syrian Action

Gold Erases Week’s 2.5% Gain After UK Rejects Syrian Action

The PRICE of gold fell $15 in London trade Friday morning, reversing the last of the week’s 2.5% gain to sit flat at $1395 per ounce. Silver had already slipped, and then also fell hard as London opened for business, dipping below $23.50 per ounce. Unlike the gold price silver then regained most of that […]

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ……… Today we’re visiting one of the mints that supplies Gainesville Coins with some of its best-selling silver rounds and bars. I’ve brought along one of the 1000 oz silver bars we send to them, and today we’re going to follow this bar, from smelting to final […]

Quest For Profitability in Precious Metals

Quest For Profitability in Precious Metals

By Rick Mills – Aheadoftheherd.com ………. As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information There’s an interesting interview done by Geoff Candy over on mineweb. com. In the interview Geoff asks Gold Fields CEO, Nick Holland “What went wrong with the gold industry?” Holland’s reply […]

By August 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Consumer Demand for Gold Up 53% in Q2 2013 Led by Strong Growth in China and India

Consumer Demand for Gold Up 53% in Q2 2013 Led by Strong Growth in China and India

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period April-June 2013, highlights how recent falls in the gold price have generated significant increases in demand, most notably from consumers in China and India – by far the biggest markets for gold – compared with the same time last year. Globally, jewellery […]

Perth Mint Reveals 2014 Gold and Silver Australian Bullion Coin Program

Perth Mint Reveals 2014 Gold and Silver Australian Bullion Coin Program

The Perth Mint has unveiled the latest designs of the Australian Bullion Coin Program to an audience of financiers and investors in Frankfurt, Germany. Featuring six series, the 2014 program showcases Australia’s iconic fauna in their natural environment, and the seventh animal from the ancient Chinese zodiac as the lunar calendar enters the spirited Year […]

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