Tag: Gold

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 →
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 →
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 →
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 […]

Fed Minutes Split Metals Traders, India’s Festival Gold “Already Stockpiled”

Fed Minutes Split Metals Traders, India’s Festival Gold “Already Stockpiled”

London Gold Market Report from Adrian Ash BullionVault Wednesday, 21 August 08:15 EST BULLION prices recovered most of an earlier dip lunchtime Wednesday in London, with gold trading 1.2% lower for the week so far ahead of policy-meeting minutes from the US Federal Reserve. Asian and European stock markets fell once again, as did commodities […]

Gold Nears 10% Monthly Gain Ahead of Fed Decision as US Economy Surges, Inflation Flatlines

Gold Nears 10% Monthly Gain Ahead of Fed Decision as US Economy Surges, Inflation Flatlines

Adrian Ash – BullionVault ………… The PRICE of wholesale gold fell back to $1320 per ounce Wednesday lunchtime in London as new data showed the US economy expanding faster-than-expected. Second quarter GDP rose 1.7% in real terms from a year earlier, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said. Inflation in consumer goods and services fell to […]

By July 31, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Bernanke Claims Not to Understand What Affects Gold Prices

Bernanke Claims Not to Understand What Affects Gold Prices

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve’s Chairman, in testimony before Congress on Thursday made several comments in reference to the price of gold.  While claiming not to understand what affects gold prices, he stated that falling gold prices indicate that investors are less concerned about “extreme” […]

Precious Metals Prices and the Numismatic Market. VIDEO: 3:06

Precious Metals Prices and the Numismatic Market. VIDEO: 3:06

Brian Cushing, Dick Osburn Rare Coin, Daniel Kedem, Gainesville Coin, Larry Lee, Coin and Bullion Reserve, & Daniel Frank Sedwick, Treasure Coins. Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Precious metals prices have been very erratic lately. Gold dropped more than $200 an ounce in April 2013 and silver has been equally as volatile. How do these price swings […]

By July 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Is Bitcoin a Legitimate Alternative Currency to Gold?

Is Bitcoin a Legitimate Alternative Currency to Gold?

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. Matthew Lynn from Market Watch published an article today entitled  “What is the biggest long-term threat to the price of gold?” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-real-threat-to-gold-is-digital-2013-07-17  In it, he attempts to make the case that Bitcoins are a legitimate threat to overtake gold as the favored alternative currency.  While […]

SILVER 101 – Making The Transition From Silver To Gold

SILVER 101 – Making The Transition From Silver To Gold

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… According to popular wisdom and common sense, beginning precious metals investors who lack large budgets should purchase silver before venturing into gold. This is very logical for a number of reasons, but it leaves an important question unanswered: When does the silver buyer make the switch to the yellow metal? This is a […]

By July 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst:  What Should Gold Investors Do Now?

The Coin Analyst: What Should Gold Investors Do Now?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Ever since last Wednesday, June 19, when gold began its second major drop of the year, market pundits and analysts have been weighing in on why gold has declined so much and what the prospects are for the future. The decline was set off by a widely-anticipated Federal Reserve Bank […]

“Sour” Investment Sentiment Sees Gold Head for Biggest Quarterly Drop on Record

“Sour” Investment Sentiment Sees Gold Head for Biggest Quarterly Drop on Record

London Gold Market Report from Ben Traynor BullionVault Thursday 27 June 2013, 08:00 EDT “Sour” Investment Sentiment Sees Gold Head for Biggest Quarterly Drop on Record WHOLESALE gold bullion prices fell back towards $1230 an ounce Thursday morning in London, having ticked higher in earlier Asian trading, as stocks and commodities were little changed on the day […]

Gold & Silver Fall to 2010 Levels on Bernanke Comments

Gold & Silver Fall to 2010 Levels on Bernanke Comments

  SPOT MARKET gold and silver prices fell to their lowest levels since September 2010 Thursday, with gold dropping through $1300 an ounce during London trading and silver falling below $20 an ounce. Stocks and commodities also fell and the US Dollar strengthened after US Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke told a press conference that […]

Gold Market Has Seen Paradigm Shift in Investor Attitudes

Gold Market Has Seen Paradigm Shift in Investor Attitudes

GOLD drifted to a one-week low below $1380 an ounce Tuesday morning, as silver dipped below $21.80 an ounce, with stocks and commodities broadly flat on the day ahead of tomorrow’s US Federal Reserve decision, with analysts speculating on whether the Fed will give details of when and how it might slow down its quantitative […]

The Big Driver for Precious metals this Week”, Wall Street Betting Against Silver Price

The Big Driver for Precious metals this Week”, Wall Street Betting Against Silver Price

THE U.S. DOLLAR gold price drifted back below $1390 an ounce Monday morning in London, but remained well within its trading range of the last few weeks, as European stock markets edged higher, with analysts citing Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee decision on US monetary policy as “the big driver” for this week. “On the whole, the […]

Gold Price and the Effect on the Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:42

Gold Price and the Effect on the Coin Market. VIDEO: 3:42

Michael Boyer, Vic Bozarth, Leo Frese, Michael Grant, Carl Schwenker, Richie Self, & Jessie Zhang Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Most coin dealers sell both numismatic and bullion items. When the price of gold rises or falls it can have an effect on the trading of different items. Find out how the current price of gold is […]

By June 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Falls to 3-Week Low with Talk of Slowing QE

Gold Falls to 3-Week Low with Talk of Slowing QE

SPOT GOLD fell to three week lows below $1370 an ounce Tuesday, as stocks and commodities also fell amid ongoing speculation over when the US Federal Reserve might begin reducing the size of its quantitative easing program. “Gold remains bearish while trading below the $1424 current June high,” reckons Commerzbank senior technical analyst Axel Rudolph. […]

Gold Trying to Build Base as Retail Demand Counters More ETF Selling

Gold Trying to Build Base as Retail Demand Counters More ETF Selling

The GOLD PRICE fell $10 per ounce after reaching almost $1400 for the 5th time this week in London trade Friday morning. Silver held tight around $22.50 per ounce, managing only one-third of gold’s 2.0% gain for the week. After yesterday’s 7% plunge Japan’s stock market bounced, but other Asian equities fell, as did European […]

Hoarding Gold or Silver

Hoarding Gold or Silver

By Allen Rowe  –  Northern Nevada Coin ………. Hoarding gold is part of life for more than many think. Recently in our local news was an unassuming man who passed away with over seven million dollars worth of gold coins in his house. In this case the gold was stored in ammo cans stashed in […]

Legend Market Report – THE LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL

Legend Market Report – THE LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL

By laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……… This was an “off” show for sure. It had only about half the normal attendance, no auction (only one per quarter), and we believe the 100 degree temperatures limited public attendance. No, the PCGS Invitationals are not in any danger of collapsing or becoming miserable. What happened was […]

Gold Shortage Seen in Asia with Physical Market Still Tight

Gold Shortage Seen in Asia with Physical Market Still Tight

GOLD drifted lower towards $1460 an ounce Friday morning in London, having climbed to its highest level since last week’s price drop at $1485 during Asian trading. “The next resistance level is $1487,” says a note from technical analysts at Scotia Mocatta published late Thursday. “Should we trade through that, we believe it will open […]

Legend Market Report – Better Karma This Week Ahead

Legend Market Report – Better Karma This Week Ahead

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Market Report GOLD Sure, we couldn’t just have a little slowness because of tax day? NOT! Gold had to stage a massive sudden correction early in the week. For the first two days of the week, it pretty much slowed us to a crawl with our business-something we did […]

Soros Says Gold’s Safe-Haven Status Is Destroyed

Soros Says Gold’s Safe-Haven Status Is Destroyed

Small Speculators Slash Bullish Bets on Futures Market The GOLD PRICE ticked lower against the US Dollar early Monday, but held onto the bulk of Friday’s sharp rally at $1577 per ounce as world stock markets rose alongside commodities. Silver bullion traded at $27.30 per ounce, some 2.5% above last week’s 9-month low, while both […]

The Coin Analyst:  Texas Wants Its Gold Back, but to What End?

The Coin Analyst: Texas Wants Its Gold Back, but to What End?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… At first blush Texas might not seem to share much in common with Germany. But in addition to being the largest states in their respective unions, Texas, like Germany, now wants to take physical possession of its physical gold reserves stored outside the state. A few years back the […]

The Coin Analyst:  Could Cyprus Be the Catalyst for Upward Momentum in Gold?

The Coin Analyst: Could Cyprus Be the Catalyst for Upward Momentum in Gold?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Over the weekend we learned that the EU was giving the small country of Cyprus, with an economy smaller than that of any U.S. state, a bailout of 10 billion euros, or 13 billion dollars. Then we found out that based on an initial plan by European authorities that holders […]

The Coin Analyst: What’s Going on with Precious Metals?

The Coin Analyst: What’s Going on with Precious Metals?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… So far this year gold and silver have really been underperforming. Both have been stuck in a trading range for most of the past two months, and they have erased last year’s gains, which were already modest compared to their performance in the preceding decade. Precious market bulls keep […]

Patience Thin for Gold Investors on Worst Price-Drop in 9 Months, ETF Liquidation

Patience Thin for Gold Investors on Worst Price-Drop in 9 Months, ETF Liquidation

The PRICE of gold slipped again below $1600 per ounce on Thursday – a level first reached on the way up in July 2011 – to head for its worst one-month drop since May as world stock markets rose. Broad commodity markets were little changed, while silver bullion crept back above $29 per ounce. Down […]

By February 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
US Government’s Solution To Critical Self-Inflicted Financial Problems:  Suppress The Price Of Gold!

US Government’s Solution To Critical Self-Inflicted Financial Problems: Suppress The Price Of Gold!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Over the next several weeks, the US government is facing a series of critical financial problems of its own making. Unless there is a last-minute agreement, this Friday the federal government will experience an automatic annual $85 billion reduction in spending increases called sequestration. […]

Thinking of Trading Certified Rare Coins for Bullion?

Thinking of Trading Certified Rare Coins for Bullion?

Richard Schwary – California Numismatic Investments The incredible rise in precious metals prices has given more than a few rare coin investors a reason to pause and question their investment strategy. And while this commentary will not be of much interest if you own the rare coins which have moved substantially higher this past decade […]

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