Live Metal Prices / oz
Gold: 1526.42 USD
Silver: 17.37 USD
Platinum: 860.00 USD
Palladium: 1451.50 USD
Rhodium: 4025.00 USD

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Coins

The Year of Palladium

If you’ve been watching the financial markets, one area that you hopefully haven’t been missing out on is the precious metals markets. The precious metals – gold, silver, platinum, p...

Why Invest in Gold Sovereigns

Owning gold bullion has a number of really potentially positive benefits, including hedging against inflation, maintaining value during a recession, and being freely recognised and traded worlwide. ...

Silver Coins - Collecting vs Investing

Silver Coins can be divided into 4 categories: Proof Coins, Silver Coins, Silver Rounds and Junk Silver. Depending on your reason for buying silver coins, one of these may be preferable over another. ...

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Bars

The Year of Palladium

If you’ve been watching the financial markets, one area that you hopefully haven’t been missing out on is the precious metals markets. The precious metals – gold, silver, platinum, p...

Why Should I Buy Gold Bars?

It is important to consider the spot price and the premium when purchasing gold bars. Generally, it is a good idea to invest in bars that carry a lower premium. Gold bars carry a lower premium than mo...

Buying Platinum vs Buying Palladium

Platinum and palladium are both members of the platinum group of metals. Their prices tend to move in tandem, and they have many of the same uses in industry. However, investors often have trouble dec...

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Investing Guide

Who Doesn't Love a Currency War?

One of the most interesting topics in the field of economics, or of the global markets in general, is the topic of currency wars.  At their core, currency wars are really just wars without guns, ...

Germany's Entirely Negative Yield Curve Should Be Good for Gold

Bond markets are in territory the world has never seen before.  At least a quarter of all investment grade debt is trading at a negative yield.  And, for the first time ever, the entire Germ...

When Gold Booms, Should You Buy Silver?

Gold and silver are perhaps the two most well-known investment vehicles across the globe.  Their ability to hold a store of value has lasted centuries.  Let’s suppose one had to decide...

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Gold Market News

Who Doesn't Love a Currency War?

One of the most interesting topics in the field of economics, or of the global markets in general, is the topic of currency wars.  At their core, currency wars are really just wars without guns, ...

Germany's Entirely Negative Yield Curve Should Be Good for Gold

Bond markets are in territory the world has never seen before.  At least a quarter of all investment grade debt is trading at a negative yield.  And, for the first time ever, the entire Germ...

Russia Is Holding More Gold Than Ever To De-Dollarize Its Reserves

World governments are currently increasing their gold reserves in order to hedge against inflation. Russia has had one of the largest net increases in gold reserves worldwide, reserving and buying muc...

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Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and Trump

Lots of politicians have taken shots at Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  It likely comes as no surprise to people familiar with the mindset of status quo politics and the innovative creep tha...

Libra is Good News for Bitcoin

Huh, Facebook’s Libra is Good News for Bitcoin? Perhaps the most attention-gathering cryptocurrency news in the past month came on June 18th, when social media giant Facebook announced that it ...

Europeans have Faith in the Future of Cryptocurrencies

bitFlyer, a cryptocurrency exchange, recently surveyed 10,000 individuals across ten European countries regarding two questions. The first question asked respondents whether they thought cryptocurr...

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When Gold Booms, Should You Buy Silver?

Gold and silver are perhaps the two most well-known investment vehicles across the globe.  Their ability to hold a store of value has lasted centuries.  Let’s suppose one had to decide...

The Benefits of Storing Gold and Silver Bars in Switzerland

Buying gold and silver bars and storing them is a popular form of investment. If you are looking to invest or build a portfolio, consider investing in gold or silver bars. It should be noted that th...

What is Precious Metals Price Manipulation

Precious metal manipulation is one of the most controversial topics amongst bullion investors of all types and sizes. Some consider it an evil thing done by the bullion banks and other big i...

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Who Doesn't Love a Currency War?

One of the most interesting topics in the field of economics, or of the global markets in general, is the topic of currency wars.  At their core, currency wars are really just wars without guns, ...

Germany's Entirely Negative Yield Curve Should Be Good for Gold

Bond markets are in territory the world has never seen before.  At least a quarter of all investment grade debt is trading at a negative yield.  And, for the first time ever, the entire Germ...

Russia Is Holding More Gold Than Ever To De-Dollarize Its Reserves

World governments are currently increasing their gold reserves in order to hedge against inflation. Russia has had one of the largest net increases in gold reserves worldwide, reserving and buying muc...

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Why Gold and Precious Metals Love Central Banks

On Wednesday of this past week, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced that the U.S. central bank would not beg...

Why Currencies Care About Debt

Debt is a big issue recently.  Given the western world’s inability to manage the expenditure side of their balance sheets, debt is likely to continue to be a big issue for the foreseeable f...

Would a Gold Standard be that Bad?

The question here is relatively straightforward: would a gold standard really be detrimental to business and the economy at large?  First, we need to define gold standard. A gold standard h...

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