Are The New 2018 American Gold Eagle Coins Worth Buying?

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Have you seen the advertisements offering new 2018 American Gold Eagle coins? They're already popping up, and it begs the question: is now a good time to buy gold coins? Should you buy 2018 American Gold Eagles? It's all a matter of what your investment strategy is. Of course, 2018 gold coins are popular as gifts, and there's always that crop of in...
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Commitment of Traders Report & Why Precious Metals Will Rise Soon

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Commitment of Traders Report (the COT Report) on gold and silver futures trading is a weekly report released on a Friday for data at end of trading day the previous Tuesday by cftc.gov for trading positions, long & short, at COMEX (a subsidiary of CME Group). Within minutes of release other interested parties aggregate and publish the data. I l...
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Should You Buy Junk Silver Coins When Silver Prices Drop?

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Is it wise to buy junk silver coins when silver bullion prices tumble? Many bullion investors want know, especially when the metals market behaves as it has recently. Silver prices go up, then they go down. When silver prices go down, bullion investors do one of two things: Some silver investors panic about losing money and sell off some of all of ...
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Why Are Carson City Morgan Dollars So Popular?

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In coin collecting, there are few coins more popular than Carson City Morgan dollars. These old silver dollars from Nevada, bearing a "CC" mintmark on the reverse ("tail's side") under the eagle to denote their origin at the long-defunct Carson City Mint, are widely collected by coin hobbyists and collectively represent the most expensive issues in...
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Coin Buyer Beware… See These 4 Phrases in an Ad? Then Run, Don’t Walk, Away From The Seller

Coin Buyer Beware… See These 4 Phrases in an Ad? Then Run, Don’t Walk, Away From The Seller
If you shop for coins online or from dealer advertisements in magazines and newspapers, then you've likely come across a few familiar marketing phrases with each of the coin ads you've come across. Some of the phrasing is legit, such as "our business is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau" or "Member of the Professional Numismatists Guild." In f...
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Before You Buy Rare Coins: 3 Things To Remember

Before You Buy Rare Coins: 3 Things To Remember
​ I know many folks who buy rare coins because they have the money and want to earn more of it through reselling their coins down the road, when their investments may increase in value. But I also know many individuals who have bought rare coins and didn't make all the money they expected to. Or, they wound up inadvertently buying counterfeit coins...
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Resistivity Meters & PCGS

Resistivity Meters & PCGS
​ Hi gang... I recently met up with my former parole officer.  He wanted my opinion on resistivity meters for checking real Au / Ag vs fake.  (You can web search yourself by typing: -resistivity meter for coins-). What I immediately suggested to him is buy numismatic coins instead of bullion.  Numis coins that have been slabbed by PC...
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Wonder What Your Coins Are Worth? Here’s How To Find The Value Of Your Coins

Wonder What Your Coins Are Worth? Here’s How To Find The Value Of Your Coins
Are you looking for coin values and aren't sure where to turn? Finding out what your coins are worth can be harder than you might have thought, especially if you have a coin that you just can't find anywhere and believe may be quite valuable. Many folks who find wheat pennies, silver coins, and other coinage in circulation, receive coin heirlooms, ...
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Reality Today

Reality Today
​ You are living in a time and place when empire and State are strong, the individual is weak. When enough individuals get motivated they will demand justice. The pigs currently in control of the trough won't like that. There are case studies. MLK is a good one. When the noise becomes loud enough the strong State responds. That's the way of power ....
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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Gold Coins

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Gold Coins
In 2015 alone, gold coins with a collective worth over 50 billion USD were sold. This number is rapidly rising. If you are a professional investor or a private citizen saving for retirement, gold coins can protect your portfolio from losses incurred due to economic downturns. While that is a tempting reason to buy gold coins, it's important to be c...
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2017 U.S. Gold Coins For Collectors and Investors

2017 U.S. Gold Coins For Collectors and Investors
Coin collectors and investors who want 2017 U.S. gold coins are in luck, as there are several great options to choose from. As always, there are the $5, $10, $25, and $50 Gold American Eagle coins, and buyers also have an array of 2017 gold commemorative coins to choose from. Here's a brief rundown on the 2017 gold coins that will be hitting collec...
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Why Investing in Coins Pays Off… Sometimes

Why Investing in Coins Pays Off… Sometimes
I've been a coin collector since 1992, and over the years I've seen many rare coins go up in value. Others, meanwhile, have dropped in price. What's going on? Why don't all rare coins go up in value? Why do other coins continue increasing in price? Should you gamble with investing in coins? Before I answer any of these theoretical questions, rememb...
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4 Bullion Coin Buys Collectors Will Love, Too

4 Bullion Coin Buys Collectors Will Love, Too
Bullion coins were originally designed for metals investors who want to store gold and silver in an easily manageable and accessible form. Yet, over the last few decades, gold and silver bullion coins have become a popular area for diehard numismatists. Whether United States silver and gold bullion or world bullion, coin collectors are increasingly...
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Brexit Pushes Gold, Silver Skyward

Brexit Pushes Gold, Silver Skyward
The Brexit has caused gold and silver bullion prices to skyrocket. After the United Kingdom voted by referendum to leave the 28-member European Union on June 23, 2016, world markets quickly responded with a rally on silver and gold bullion prices. When the bullion exchanges opened on Friday, June 24, per-ounce gold prices jumped from $1,263 to $1,3...
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What Rare Coins, Modern Art, and Birkin Bags Have in Common

What Rare Coins, Modern Art, and Birkin Bags Have in Common
​ At first glance, the juxtaposition of rare coins, fine art, and luxury bags might seem somewhat odd. What may such different items as coinage, paintings, and accessories have in common? In this case, these are three examples of sought after investment vehicles that can serve as a hedge against inflation due to their rarity, value, and timelessnes...
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Why Pre-1933 United States Gold Coins Ideal for Numismatists and Investors

Why Pre-1933 United States Gold Coins Ideal for Numismatists and Investors
Pre-1933 United States gold coins are popular among numismatists and bullion investors alike. These scarce collectible coins offer incredible designs from some of the nation's most notable coin designers and consist of metallic compositions containing a 90 percent gold alloy. With this combination of beautiful designs and substantial bullion conten...
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Silver Prices Riding Roller Coaster for Decades

Silver Prices Riding Roller Coaster for Decades
With silver prices fluctuating greatly up and down over the past few years, it can be hard to remember for some investors, especially those who are relatively new to the market, that we've "been here before" and "done that." Many silver pundits want buyers to believe that now is the time to buy silver, with some claiming that we may never see price...
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Should You Buy Generic Silver Bullion or Government Issued Coins?

Should You Buy Generic Silver Bullion or Government Issued Coins?
​ Countless different option exist for silver stackers. Some investors are looking for the most silver for their buck, while others wish to buy only government issued silver coins like the American Silver Eagle to ensure the quality and integrity of their investment. Which option is for you? Let's find out! Generic Silver Bullion Silver bullion com...
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Should You Invest In Silver Bullion?

Should You Invest In Silver Bullion?
Silver bullion is a great way to invest in the precious metals without paying the astronomical prices that come with a gold investment. An ounce of silver costs just over $14 without premiums, while an ounce of gold costs around $1,100 without premiums. For those who are new to the world of gold and silver bullion, a premium is the small price you ...
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Market Selloff: Possible QE4 and its effect on Gold and Silver

Market Selloff: Possible QE4 and its effect on Gold and Silver
Market Selloff and Precious Metals Technicals There was nothing but a sea of red yesterday on Wall Street. At one time during the trading session, the Dow fell around 550 points. The S&P 500 followed suit approaching a key psychological level of 1,800, only later to recover during a mid-afternoon rally to close down 22 points at 1,859.33. WTI O...
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