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A Whole New World of Gold Demand Is Opening Up… Muslims

A Whole New World of Gold Demand Is Opening Up… Muslims

Most analysis of gold and silver markets tends to be U.S.-centric. However, the next secular trend in precious metals markets may have less to do with U.S. debt, U.S. politics, the U.S. central bank, and the U.S. dollar and more to do with a gigantic new source of demand. It’s not the 1970s anymore. Back then, big moves in the metals markets were centered on United States. The great gold and silver mania of the late 1970s was driven by inflation fears and a rush of speculative demand. Although coin dealers struggled to keep up, there was no actual global shortage of physical metal, and spot prices crashed after manic […]

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Let’s Get Real: Why You Must Own Precious Metals

Let’s Get Real: Why You Must Own Precious Metals

It can be difficult, even for dyed-in-the-wool perma-bulls to hold onto precious metals, let alone buy more. We see the Dow trading above 20,000 (placing this into perspective, is that since 2000, the Dow is up around 65% versus gold’s 300%), gold and silver currently languishing below multiple “resistance” points; suspended just above a couple of “support” lines. For long-suffering holders, it feels like the fabled Sword of Damocles dangling over their head, suspended by that proverbial single strand of hair. If you fit the above description, the following chart should provide good cheer. You’ll notice that since 1925, a few years before the Great Depression, up until the current […]

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PRESS RELEASE – 2017 Platinum American Eagles – soon to be released by the US Mint

For Immediate Release: 1/27/2017 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com Bullion Exchanges announces the new 2017 Platinum American Eagles – soon to be released by the US Mint In 2017, the US Mint will celebrate 20 years since the very first issue of the Platinum American Eagle coin.  With this vicennial anniversary, the mint decided to set an earlier release date for this year’s BU edition of this coin. The mint’s authorized buyers have been announced that it can start making preliminary orders for the latest 2017 1 oz. Platinum American Eagle Coins beginning with January, 23rd. This well known coin is already available for pre-order on Bullion Exchanges and is expected to […]

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What Pitfalls Investors Should Expect From Gold In The First Months Of 2017

Gold had an incredibly interesting year in the year 2016. In the beginning of the year, the precious metal skyrocketed as China started a domino effect of global economic hardships. The run upward in the value of the precious metal continued throughout the first half of the year. However, in July, as economic conditions around the world started improving and opportunities started heating up in the market, the value of gold fell. Now, many are saying that the downward trend will continue throughout the first few months of 2017. So, what pitfalls does gold truly face in the first few months of the year? Today, I’ll do my best to […]

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The Most Awaited Bullion Releases of 2017

The Most Awaited Bullion Releases of 2017

Whether you prefer gold as the “king monetary metal” or silver due to its greater upside potential in percentage, 2017 brings you the most notable bullion releases. This year, some mints continued their first-class excellence by issuing their world-famous coins and bars while other ones surprised their collectors with exclusive precious metal pieces. Let’s take a look at the most eagerly awaited 2017 bullion issues which you should definitely follow up. Undoubtedly, the American Eagle series from the US Mint is among the most highly anticipated coin releases of each year. Being the official US bullion coins, the Eagles embody the greatest American traditions of freedom, patriotism, and equality. These […]

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PRESS RELEASE – U.S. Mint announced “The 2017 American Eagle coins will be released in January 2017!”

For Immediate Release: 12/22/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com U.S. Mint announced “The 2017 American Eagle coins will be released in January 2017!” The real American heritage 2017 American Eagles are now available for pre-order from Bullion Exchanges! This U.S. Mint series is one of the most collectible and desired in the world.  They are produced in three versions: silver, gold and platinum.  The weight, content and purity are all guaranteed by the United States government. The history of American Eagles dates back to 1986 when it was authorized by the Gold Bullion Act of 1985. Since then, the demand for these coins has grown steadily among collectors and investors as a valuable investment […]

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PRESS RELEASE – The new 2017 Gold and Silver Maple Leafs are now available at Bullion Exchanges

For Immediate Release: 12/22/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com Bullion Exchanges announces the new 2017 Gold and Silver Maple Leafs are now available The newest coins in the best-selling and highly praised bullion series, the Gold and Silver Maple Leafs, will be released by the Royal Canadian Mint on December 7th, 2016. These amazing coins are desired collectibles due to their iconic maple leaf design and leading bullion security enhancements. First created from gold in 1979 and silver in 1988, the Canadian Maple Leafs are one of the most highly anticipated bullion coins in the market. Buyers of all types from new buyers to industry veterans are excitedly awaiting the latest issue of these desirable coins due to their high […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Bullion Exchanges announces the exclusive release of the commemorative 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin.

For Immediate Release: 12/6/2016 Bullion Exchanges www.bullionexchanges.com Bullion Exchanges announces the exclusive release of the commemorative 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Australian Mint proudly offer this superb coin honoring the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) – the 35th President of the United States.  The design of this wonderful coin pays tribute to the act of endurance, heroism and leadership shown by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy in 1943 during WWII in the Pacific, specifically the Solomon Islands. On August 2, 1943, Lt. Kennedy’s crew was patrolling in the waters of the British Solomon Islands. Suddenly a Japanese frigate […]

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Here’s a Smarter Way to Buy Precious Metals in Volatile Times

Here’s a Smarter Way to Buy Precious Metals in Volatile Times

BY HARD ASSETS ALLIANCE Volatility in gold and silver has been on full display the past 24 hours. As the US presidential election approached this week, gold declined $30 to $1275/oz on the prospect of a Clinton victory. However, as initial poll results came in and were favorable for Trump, gold reversed course and rocketed higher through overnight trading. Shortly after 12 AM EST when most polling had closed, gold was up a staggering $60, to $1335/oz. Stock markets around the world were plummeting with circuit breakers triggered on US equity futures markets. As the dust settles and Trump’s victory is being digested, a sense of “normalcy” is returning to […]

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2017: Gold and Silver’s Year of “Public Recognition”

2017: Gold and Silver’s Year of “Public Recognition”

In all probability, December 2015 marked the bottom of the cyclical gold and silver bear market – a bear cycle that had been in play since silver topped in May 2011 and gold in September of the same year. During the fourth quarter 2015, share price declines of the precious metals mining companies tapered off once the last of the weak hands gave up and sold their positions to stronger, forward-looking investors. If you go to a free chart service like stockcharts.com, you can choose any number of mining stocks and look at their January 19 daily price action. On this date – for most of the top and second-tier […]

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Silver Imbedded Keyboard Can be Cleaned in the Dishwasher

Silver Imbedded Keyboard Can be Cleaned in the Dishwasher

The first backlit, rigid plastic, waterproof keyboard constructed with silver-based antimicrobial protection to limit transmission of germs, bacteria and mold is now available, according to WetKeys Washable Keyboards, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company. The Silver Seal Glow keyboard uses waterproof LED lighting adjustable in 3 levels to backlight keys, making it useful for low-light environments such as operating suites, laboratories and hospital wards. The keyboard is completely submersible, and can be cleaned using healthcare grade disinfectants, or even in an automatic dishwasher, officials say.

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Growing Industrial Demand for Silver

Growing Industrial Demand for Silver

There is a growing demand for silver as industry has turned increasingly to advanced technological products and systems that require the metal’s unique qualities, according to speakers at the 2nd Silver Industrial Conference.

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How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

The gold market is also dominated by derivatives, or, in our own words, ‘paper gold’. But what is the dollar value of the ‘paper gold’ market? Here is an estimate. Think about it: How is it possible that derivatives are able to set the price of a physical asset?

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Costs For Banks To Hold Gold To Rise Up To 300 Pct

Costs For Banks To Hold Gold To Rise Up To 300 Pct

As noted by Reuters, new liquidity rules for banks in the EU could raise costs for trading gold by up to 300%. Consequently, banks will be forced out of the market, according to London Bullion Association (LBMA).

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