5 Reasons Precious Metals will be Higher by the End of 2014

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Gold and Silver Bullion

Stop procrastinating and make sure you are well positioned to take full advantage of the strong upward trend in precious metal prices. Over the last several years there have been many false alarms about gold and silver prices breaking out of their doldrums and shooting up to new all-time highs. While you can never be… Read more »

Why are Non-Mint 1889 CC Morgan Dollars Worth So Much?

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1889 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars

While many mint state or proof Morgan silver dollars sell at auctions for thousands of dollars, the value usually drops to a figure much closer to just the melt value of the silver for circulated coins. That is even true of AU (Almost Uncirculated) examples that retain all of their details. Typically, coins gain value… Read more »

Is Gold & Silver Bottoming?

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Gold and Silver Bullion

About a week ago, gold was struggling to stay above $1,250 an ounce. Without looking too hard, you could find plenty of investment gurus who were of the opinion that precious metals were nowhere near a bottom, and that prices would continue to fall. Well, a lot can change in a week. On June 19,… Read more »

Forbes’ Wants Gold Standard

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Steve Forbes Headshot

One of the nation’s most successful businessmen, Steve Forbes, has written a new book. In it, the former presidential candidate suggests that a return to a “gold standard” is the only way to prevent a total economic meltdown due to the Federal Reserve’s “loose dollar policy.” Fox Business has recommended Forbes’ new book, Money: How… Read more »

More Russian Companies Drop the U.S. Dollar

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Crumbled U.S. Dollar

The United States has been pondering economic sanctions against Russia in response to the situation in Ukraine and Crimea. The hope is that the threat of sanctions will discourage the Russian government from using military intervention in other former Soviet republics. While these sanctions may work to pacify Moscow, they may also have the unintended… Read more »

European Central Bank Introduces Negative Interest Rates

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European Central Bank logo

This month, the European Central Bank (ECB) has made a number of moves designed to stimulate the continent’s economy, including the introduction of negative interest rates. According to the BBC, the ECB is the first major central bank to implement negative interest rates. The move became official when the ECB cut its deposit rate for… Read more »