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Silver: 14.79 USD
Platinum: 793.00 USD
Palladium: 1451.50 USD
Rhodium: 3500.00 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

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...

Dripping into Inflation

Price appreciation, commonly known as inflation, is a bad omen for almost every stock investor that has not put the requisite effort into protecting against inflation.  Could higher inflation be ...

Is Bitcoin a Good Option for a Diversified Portfolio?

Perhaps the most popular word in the financial world is diversification.  The idea is that investors should hold multiple eggs in multiple baskets.  It’s as simple as that.  ...

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Gold Market News

The Decade of Gold and Palladium

The financial world, there is no lack of ratios.  Financiers have come up with ratios such as the P/E ratio (which is the price of a stock relative to its ratio), the bid to cover ratio (which is...

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...

Italy Considers Launching New Currency to Counter Excessive Debt

Retaliation Italy is under the first ever “Excessive Deficit” ruling in EU history. Italy is further being threatened by the European Commission, which could impose a 3 billion euro fine ...

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Cryptocurrencies

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...

Is Bitcoin a Positive Addition to Payment Methods?

In the world of finance, today’s buzzword is cryptocurrency.  After the success of Nakamoto’s brainchild, it seems as if every organization in the world is considering their own crypt...

Is Bitcoin a Good Option for a Diversified Portfolio?

Perhaps the most popular word in the financial world is diversification.  The idea is that investors should hold multiple eggs in multiple baskets.  It’s as simple as that.  ...

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How to?

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...

What is the World Gold Council?

The World Gold Council (WGC) was registered in 1987 as a non-profit organization to help increase the demand and application of gold and development of certain gold products in the global market. It h...

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The Decade of Gold and Palladium

The financial world, there is no lack of ratios.  Financiers have come up with ratios such as the P/E ratio (which is the price of a stock relative to its ratio), the bid to cover ratio (which is...

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...

Italy Considers Launching New Currency to Counter Excessive Debt

Retaliation Italy is under the first ever “Excessive Deficit” ruling in EU history. Italy is further being threatened by the European Commission, which could impose a 3 billion euro fine ...

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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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