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    Celebrate Any Occasion with the New Emoji Party Release

    Posted on February 06, 2023

    At JM Bullion, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with a wide range of bullion options. Whether you’re looking for the stalwarts of the precious metals industry, like the American Eagle, Australian Kookaburra, or Canadian Maple Leaf, or you’re looking for something more unique, we strive to meet the interests of all. The Emoji…

    Why Media Analysts Should ‘Slow Their Roll’ on the Blowout Jobs Report

    Posted on February 03, 2023

    What a difference a month makes! Apparently, the Bureau of Labor Services (BLS) is reporting a whopping 517,000 jobs created for January 2023, which is the highest number in about 6 months. That sounds like an awesome way to start off the year, right? Except, the jobs report is not nearly what the media thinks…

    How Many PMs Should You Own? Let’s Talk about Risk First …

    Posted on February 02, 2023

    When I meet people at conferences, typically the first question I am asked is “Rob, how much precious metals should I own?”. It is a great question! Because I am not a financial advisor, I cannot make direct financial recommendations. But what I can do is discuss basic considerations you should be making BEFORE you…

    A Look Back at US Mint Bullion in 2022

    Posted on January 30, 2023

    The American Eagle Bullion Series at the United States Mint has established a track record over the last decade that was built on raging demand for silver and gold. Over the decade 2012-2022, the American Silver Eagle, in particular, set one sales record after another. The latter half of that decade saw ebbs and flows…

    What First Caused You to Buy Precious Metals? Our Readers Answer!

    Posted on January 27, 2023

      When first starting out in precious metals, people often feel a bit overwhelmed and reticent about making their first purchase. That is why I posed a question to our readers, to find out all the most common reasons that propel people into making their first gold or silver purchase. Indeed, we all started our…

    Jim Cramer Gets Bullish on Gold, is He Right?

    Posted on January 26, 2023

        Previous articles have documented technical indicators, on price charts, that indicate we have ‘broken out’ of the previous trading pattern and that investors want gold and are going long. When generalist investors start talking about gold, it is a sign we are in a bull market. And we have a very popular generalist…

    Celebrate Lunar New Year with Gold and Silver

    Posted on January 23, 2023

    On Sunday, January 22, the 2023 Year of the Rabbit officially kicked into high gear with Lunar New Year celebrations. While there are countless cultural symbols and celebrations associated with the Lunar New Year, it has also become a popular concept in the precious metals industry. With mints like Perth Mint leading the way, bullion…

    Why Dollar Cost Averaging Is Critical for a Precious Metals Portfolio

    Posted on January 19, 2023

    When I first set out on building a portfolio of precious metals, I really didn’t have much of a strategy. I had just decided that it was going to be a course of action to incorporate the metals into my financial plans. I really didn’t know where or how I was going to get them…

    How Does Russia and Iran’s New Gold-Backed Digital Currency Affect the Dollar?

    Posted on January 18, 2023

    Russia and Iran just announced a deal to develop a joint, international state digital currency backed by gold. This news is tremendously huge for several reasons we will discuss here. Gold The most obvious implication of this is the potential effects on gold. Gold hasn’t backed a major currency in years, and for the last…

    More Than A Half Century of Tradition Continues in the Krugerrand Series

    Posted on January 13, 2023

    For investors buying gold and silver coins as a means of storing wealth, the South African Krugerrand is the coin that started it all. Issued for the first time in 1967, the South African Krugerrand is so synonymous with the gold bullion industry that, in most cases, you can simply use the term Krugerrand and…

    The US Stock Market Goes on a Flight of Fancy

    Posted on January 11, 2023

    The economic news this week has seemed a bit funny to me. We have had these speeches by the various members of the Federal Reserve (the US central bank) discussing the need for potential further rate hikes to slow down inflation. Case in point, Chairman Jerome Powell said the following this week: “Price stability is…

    Get a Jump on 2023 American Eagles with JM Bullion

    Posted on January 06, 2023

    America’s favorite coin program is ready to take flight in 2023. With the New Year upon us, the United States Mint is preparing to release the first waves of 2023 American Eagle Coins, including the popular Silver Eagle and Gold Eagle. Right now, JM Bullion has pre-sale listings ready for American Silver Eagles, American Gold…

    What’s Gold’s Next Price Target? We Answer That Here

    Posted on January 06, 2023

    I like to look at the charts in financial markets quite often, probably even every day. They are helpful in giving a very thorough snapshot of what a market is doing at any given time. Charting provides a quick view into immense amounts of data, all in a single place. After all, they say a…

    Will Gold Climb the Wall of Worry in 2023?

    Posted on January 04, 2023

    There is a saying in the gold market that when the economy looks like it is headed for a dive, gold begins to climb the wall of worry. What does this mean? Well, a less-than-rosy economic outlook can lead to financial markets parking some of their money into the gold markets to avoid losses elsewhere,…

    How Much Gold Does China Have?

    Posted on December 28, 2022

    I often get this question, and it is an interesting one. How much gold does China really have? And does it matter? The answer to the latter question is a resounding yes! Of course, we want to know how much gold China has. After all, they are our main trading partner, and many would also…

    Market Trader Sentiment is Weak on Silver. Are They Right?

    Posted on December 27, 2022

    A friend of mine recently sent over this snapshot of silver price forecasts from the Bloomberg Terminal. They give a good picture of what market traders think could happen to the silver price over the next several years, and I must admit I was quite surprised at how low some of the price predictions are….

    Will Silver Stay Above $24?

    Posted on December 21, 2022

    The most popular question I have been getting from my subscribers lately is what will we see in the price of silver at the end of the year? It is a good question for several reasons that I will explain below. Spot Price I have written several articles on how the spot price is calculated…

    Economic Deflation is Becoming a Major Concern For Economists

    Posted on December 15, 2022

      The debate between inflation and deflation has a long and storied history. Typically, bouts of high inflation are met with periods of deflation, or reduction in growth. For example, take a look at this long-term chart of the UK from the Federal Reserve.   It is very easy to notice that inflation does not…

    Keep Your Egyptian Gods Series Growing with the Thoth Release

    Posted on December 09, 2022

    The diversity of the Egyptian Gods Series continues to deepen as the collection hits its eighth design release overall. The recent return of this series after a multi-year hiatus has been met with strong demand from collectors. Each design released since the restart of the series with the Osiris design has been met with higher…

    Bond Market Starting to Show Signs of Deep Stress

    Posted on December 08, 2022

    Back in 2008, all the talk in the financial media was on Lehman, the mortgage market, and how banks were going to survive the ‘financialpocalypse’. Somehow we managed to get past the mortgage crisis and the ensuing Great Recession, but the jury is still out on whether we truly learned our lessons from that time….

    Silver Going into Deep Worldwide Shortage in 2023

    Posted on December 07, 2022

    We have been covering the shortage in silver over the last four years in recent articles, and this story will be a continuation on that theme. More than that, it serves as a prediction for what could happen in 2023 if current trends continue unabated. Defining Shortages We define shortages as more demand than supply,…

    Capture that Winter Spirit with the 2nd Emoji Release – Snowman Rounds

    Posted on December 02, 2022

    JM Bullion is excited by the reception its new Emoji Series of silver rounds has received through the first two issues. The Emoji Series features rounds with designs that celebrate the most commonly used emojis on mobile devices and in online chat forums. The second release comes just in time to celebrate the arrival of…

    Silver is Flying Off the Shelves in China

    Posted on November 28, 2022

    In my first article at JM Bullion, I pointed out the declining silver inventories in the Western precious metals markets. I used the following chart to illustrate how, since the silver squeeze movement occurring from Jan to February of 2021, market players have been moving silver out of the COMEX warehouses.   Western Silver Inventories…

    Get a Jump Start on Holiday Shopping in the JM Bullion Holiday Gift Shop

    Posted on November 23, 2022

    JM Bullion regularly carries a wide range of Christmas- and Holiday-themed silver bullion products. From bullion coins to silver bars and rounds, we strive to provide collectors with a number of different options to fill those stockings during the holiday season. This year, we’ve put together a dedicated Holiday Gift Shop so you can scroll…

    Is the “Great Inflation” Returning to America? A Thanksgiving Story

    Posted on November 22, 2022

    When doing research, I often come across different stories written from periods of past recessions that I find very interesting. Often times they offer not only a deeper glimpse into the times, but often are contrarian to popular opinion on the subject. And lo and behold, I found an article on the Fed website regarding…