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    Collect the Coins of the Goddess Series from St. Helena

    Posted on May 26, 2023

    The continuing collaboration between the East India Company and the Issuing Authority of St. Helena has resulted in a number of exciting coin collections. One of the newest is the Goddess Series. The 2023 release of Goddess Series coins not only brings an exciting new reverse design but also St. Helena’s first King Charles III…

    Very Large Delivery in China Piques the Interest of Silver Investors

    Posted on May 24, 2023

    Gold and Silver are trading essentially sideways in the current market. Traders have cooled off since the banking crisis and are moving positions to later-dated contract months in the summer and to end the year in December. After a week of short covering by the bullion banks had reduced overall momentum in silver, they are…

    Silver Stackers Are Buying the Dip In Force

    Posted on May 19, 2023

    As suspected, the gold and silver prices are going down now after a swift rise following bank failures in the spring. Generally gold and silver do not trade higher on the American exchange unless there is a reason to keep them there. For the most part, prices are determined by the whims of many traders…

    The Truth About Gold and Silver Shall Set You Free

    Posted on May 10, 2023

    The more we progress into the end of the dollar era, the more I am surprised at the reaction of the public to it. The truth is a funny thing; most will not accept it until it is simply beyond reproach. A quote from philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer explains the phenomenon. “All truth passes through three…

    The Precious Metals Are Back in Vogue

    Posted on May 05, 2023

    Weekly Metals Digest, Edition 1 We certainly are living in times of change, and with that we also need to change along with it. To that end, we are modifying our blog posts into a weekly digest that will encompass many of the areas of the economy and of gold and silver that we want…

    Central Bank Gold Buying Intensifies, But They Aren’t The Only Ones

    Posted on April 27, 2023

    Central banks have been buying gold for a long time, but they have not always been net buyers. The following chart from Visual Capitalist tells a tale of two economies. Good economies lead central banks to sell their gold while bad economies reverse the trend and turn them into buyers.   From the early 1990s…

    Media Warns of the Eventual Failure of the US Dollar

    Posted on April 20, 2023

    This week we are going back to the economy to examine where we are post-bank failures and a resulting positive bump in the precious metals prices. I know investors are happy that gold is back in vogue again. After all, trading within a few dollars of the all-time high is a nice place to be….

    Discover The Best Storage Options For Your Precious Metals

    Posted on April 14, 2023

    Owning precious metals has been a life-changing experience for me. Over the last 14 years of being involved in the precious metals space, I have come to appreciate the values and traditions of the industry and of the people that make up this very special community. And I have made many, many friends that I…

    Coming Soon – Zombucks World

    Posted on April 14, 2023

    One of the leading trends in pop culture over the last decade-plus has been the zombie apocalypse. From feature films to long-running series on television, zombies are everywhere these days. The Zombucks Series of silver rounds brought this concept into the precious metals industry, with BU silver and copper options for investors and proof specimens…

    New Special Occasion Silver Eagles have Arrived at JM Bullion

    Posted on April 07, 2023

    In 2022, JM Bullion debuted a series of Special Occasion Silver Eagles for investors looking for an alternative to mint packaging for the American Silver Eagle. These custom card designs individually enclose a single 1 oz Silver Eagle with designs befitting any occasion, from a simple thank you to a birthday or holiday celebration. In…

    Gold Breaks Out and Silver is Very Close Behind

    Posted on April 05, 2023

    At the time of this writing on the early afternoon of Tuesday April 4th, 2023, gold and silver are having a little bit of a breakout party. The chart tells the story.     The Breakout is Real It is exciting to see the metals on a nice bull run and there are plenty of…

    Gold and Silver After the Bank Crash

    Posted on March 31, 2023

    What an interesting couple of weeks we have had! By my count, at least 2 major bank failures with two bank rescues followed right behind them. Certainly, the public is beginning to pick up on the risks in the banking system. The initial reaction resulted in a withdrawal of between $100 and $500 billion from…

    Spring is in the Air, but the Emoji Series Isn’t Impressed

    Posted on March 27, 2023

    The ongoing Emoji Series available from JM Bullion comes with a design sure to impress, even if the silver round itself isn’t impressive. The fourth design in the collection of silver rounds for sale comes with a depiction of an Emoji that is both popularly used on a daily basis and flexible in its application…

    The Banking System Woes are Just Getting Started – Here is Where We Are

    Posted on March 23, 2023

    Last week we wrote about the sudden bank failures of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature bank on the runs of depositors taking money out of their bank accounts at the two banks. Afterward, a run also began on First Republic bank which caused several other banks to form a $30 billion bailout fund to…

    Banking Crash Highlights Fragility of the Entire System

    Posted on March 14, 2023

    Well, here we are! Much sooner than I thought, I must admit. I figured we would have maybe another six months to a year before the real chaos started, but I was wrong. It looks like the cracks in the US banking system are showing, and the whole world is watching intently to see what…

    A Classic Love Story Debuts in the Medieval Legends Series

    Posted on March 13, 2023

    The Medieval Legends Series at JM Bullion marches onward in 2023 with its newest design capturing images from a tale that is nearly 1,000 years old. Based on Celtic legends, the story of Tristan and Isolde is one of forbidden romance that has been told in varying narratives since the 12th century. This latest design…

    Central Bank Digital Currencies Struggle to Take Hold

    Posted on March 10, 2023

    We live in an ever-changing world. One of the hardest concepts we learn when young is that change is inevitable. This is just a fact of the world we live in, and something we have to account for in many aspects of our lives. One such change that has recently come about is that the…

    What is Gold Really Used For?

    Posted on March 08, 2023

    Recently we did an article on the numerous and varied uses of silver in the economy, as an industrial metal. It seems only fair to do the same analysis on gold, which is what we talk about today. Gold’s Main Uses   Gold usage is quite a bit different than silver. A slight majority of…

    Celebrate the Lunar Rabbit With a Special Quadrant Coin Set

    Posted on March 06, 2023

    There’s no shortage of lunar-themed bullion available to investors in the 21st century. Collections such as Perth Mint’s Lunar Series III program, and others, have been available since the 1990s. While staples such as the above-mentioned remain popular, there are smaller collections that make their own mark with unique options. Among other bullion collections from…

    King Charles III Ascends to British Coinage

    Posted on February 27, 2023

    For more than two generations, spanning just over 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II not only reigned as Queen of England, but she appeared in countless portraits on paper currency and coinage in Britain, across the United Kingdom, and throughout the Commonwealth. With her passing in September 2022, mints around the world have ushered in plans…

    Taking a Big Bite Out of Risk, Part 3 of 3

    Posted on February 24, 2023

    This final article concludes our 3-part mini-series on risk management. The articles are a short guide on how to look at risks in your investments and how to take proactive action to manage them and mitigate their impact on you. This is not financial advice, and we are making no specific investment recommendations. Rather, we…

    A New Certification Scale Emerges with NGCX

    Posted on February 20, 2023

    For the first time since its founding in 1987, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation is moving its certification process toward a new scale. Since the 1940s, coin grading has taken place using a 70-point scale developed by Dr. William Sheldon. Modern collectors have become accustomed to the use of this scale in which 70 represents a…

    Congressional Budget Office Sounds Warning on US Debt Default

    Posted on February 17, 2023

    Here we are again, deciding on whether we want to raise the national debt ceiling or not. I am being slightly flippant here, on purpose, because we never seem to vote for fiscal restraint – at least our Congress never seems to. These types of ‘trend events’ in our national financial well-being always seem to…

    Gold Pullbacks Like This One are Healthy

    Posted on February 14, 2023

    Pullbacks are healthy in all markets, as most operate somewhere around ½ market data and ½ emotions and everything else. We are all human, and our ability to process information and place that information into a trading strategy takes time. We will ask our friends, read financial blogs, study the data, and do whatever else…

    What Does Silver Really Get Used For?

    Posted on February 13, 2023

    Speculation about how much silver is used in various products is common for those that follow the precious metals. It is an important fact to know when one considers the sources of supply and demand and considers how markets may move in the future.   Plus, it is just generally interesting knowledge on how things…