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If the spot price of silver is, say, 16 dollars per Troy ounce, why does silver cost more than that?



Mint Minute – 0001 The delivered price of silver on a public exchange is called the spot price — what the marketplace has determined the metal is worth at that moment. There are two spots — bid price is what … Read More

Why you should invest in Krugerrands



The Krugerrand has one of the most iconic lustrous of all bullion coins, a distinct orange glow which is instantly recognizable by investors and collectors alike. The orange appearance of the coin is due to the gold copper alloy used … Read More

U.S Economic Outlook Cloudy at Best



How Strong is the U.S. Economy? The US Economy has come a long way since the bleak days facing the financial system in the wake of the bankruptcy filings of Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, and countless other institutions during the … Read More

Is Gold Money?



Yes, gold is money! Gold has always been money, gold will always be money.¬†This is true because gold is gold and it will always be gold.¬† It simply cannot be anything else. Therefore, gold aligns with all the definitions of … Read More

The Dangerous and Unbelievable History of Gold as Money



Gold has a unique and important role when it comes to creating the monetary system of today. The history of gold and the exact origins of gold coinage remain vague, it is widely believed that the Lydians were amongst the … Read More

What bullion products should I buy?



Mint Minute – 0002 Though silver and gold are beautiful, useful, and make a unique gift, they are primarily money, and should be viewed as an investment. Nearly everyone can benefit from at least a small amount of bullion in … Read More

Why is Russia buying so much Gold?



One of the clear trends to emerge across the world is the polarization of politics and hardening of political opinion. All over Europe, austerity measures imposed by Governments are creating dramatic splits among the population into increasingly extreme left-wing or … Read More

Greece, The Euro, Gold and Silver



Economic Crisis in Greece Financial markets across the world are bracing themselves for what appears to be an imminent default by the Greek government, as a result of the debt crisis which has been affecting the country since the aftermath … Read More

History of the Silver Eagle



Launch of the Silver Eagle In 1986 the United States Mint began issuing new silver coins in response to the Liberty Coin Act which came into effect on July 9, 1985. Sales of the coin were a manifestation of an … Read More

Where Does Your Money Come From?



Despite the huge role money plays in all of our lives, very few people actually understand how the money we use every day is created and what it represents within a wider economic context. In order to understand where money … Read More

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