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Gold: 1459.57 USD
Silver: 16.52 USD
Platinum: 897.50 USD
Palladium: 1851.00 USD
Rhodium: 5950.00 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, ...

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, ...

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 m...

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 de...

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Investing Guide

When Will Inflation Consume Us?

One of the more interesting storylines of the 21st century so far is the lack of large inflation spikes, at least when using conventional measures of inflation.  Across the world, inflation has ...

What Does 2020 Have in Store for Bitcoin?

The topic here is simple – What does 2020 have in store for Bitcoin? The question is prescient because 2019 has been an amazing year for Bitcoin holders.  The cryptocurrency began the...

Could a Group Corner the Bitcoin Market

The secret dream of almost any trader is to corner a market, or so some might think.  The question here is simple – Could a group of wealthy individuals attempt to the corner the Bitcoin m...

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Gold Market News

Poland Successfully Repatriates 100 Tons of Gold

100 metric tons of Polish bullion is successfully repatriated back from England. The amount equals almost half of the country’s total gold reserve.  “The (repatriated) g...

Deutsche Bank begins selling its 'Bad Bank' portfolio to Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs bought over $50 billion worth of Deutsche bank’s ‘bad bank’ assets. Earlier this year, DB made plans to lay off long-dated derivatives in order to c...

Germany’s Banks Downgraded Due to Risk Concerns.

Accounting for approximately 28% of Europe's economy, Germany's economy can be described as a developed social bank economy and is reportedly the fifth-largest by GDP and fourth by...

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Cryptocurrencies

Poland Successfully Repatriates 100 Tons of Gold

100 metric tons of Polish bullion is successfully repatriated back from England. The amount equals almost half of the country’s total gold reserve.  “The (repatriated) g...

Is Bitcoin's Price Affected by Population Growth?

Bitcoin Holders Benefit from Slowing Population Growth Across large parts of the world, fewer children is becoming the norm.  This is showing in slower population figures. W...

What Does 2020 Have in Store for Bitcoin?

The topic here is simple – What does 2020 have in store for Bitcoin? The question is prescient because 2019 has been an amazing year for Bitcoin holders.  The cryptocurrency began the...

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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 decid...

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 ...

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 ...

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Poland Successfully Repatriates 100 Tons of Gold

100 metric tons of Polish bullion is successfully repatriated back from England. The amount equals almost half of the country’s total gold reserve.  “The (repatriated) g...

Deutsche Bank begins selling its 'Bad Bank' portfolio to Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs bought over $50 billion worth of Deutsche bank’s ‘bad bank’ assets. Earlier this year, DB made plans to lay off long-dated derivatives in order to c...

Germany’s Banks Downgraded Due to Risk Concerns.

Accounting for approximately 28% of Europe's economy, Germany's economy can be described as a developed social bank economy and is reportedly the fifth-largest by GDP and fourth by...

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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 be...

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 ...

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 stand...

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