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Do like JP Morgan’s doing, Buy Silver Bullion

Roll in your supposed silver cornering Hunt Brother graves. Eat your former silver buying hearts Warren Buffett, Munger, & Berkshire Hathaway. This silver trade has taken over 50 years to fully formulate. JP Morgan's COMEX warehouse now holds the largest physical silver bullion position of all time.

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How much Silver and Gold is there in the World?

How much Silver Bullion and Gold Bullion is there in the world? Although not highly transparent, there is some reliable data published on total silver bullion and gold bullion levels. To understand how much silver and gold bullion there is, we need to take a deep dive into historical mining data.

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What is COMEX? (Gold, Silver Futures Contracts)

If you have been studying commodity markets or buying bullion chances are high you will have come across the acronym COMEX. Here we discuss what is the Commodity Exchange Inc. (COMEX), its history, and relevance especially to Silver Bullion and Gold Bullion prices at SD Bullion and beyond.

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Financial Crisis Protection John Exter Pyramid

This 3D illustration of John Exter's Pyramid of Financial Spillover Risks in 2018 will melt your mind. Learn which asset classes are safest to own during financial crisis, bank bail-ins, equity market failures, or simply in calm market conditions. See why gold is the safest of all havens to hold.

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An Unfunded Future: US Federal Government Liabilities

A liability is a debt or obligation one party owes to other(s) at some future date in time. Commonly settled by a payment or performance of a service. An Unfunded Liability describes any liability that does not have savings set aside for it. The US government has over $200 trillion USD of them in net present value currently.

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Historical Gold Silver Ratio Long Term and Now

Learn about the gold silver ratio from ancient Egypt, Lydia, Greece, Rome, through the dark ages, into medieval England, Italy, new world Spain, at the founding of the US republic, and into the modern central bank intervention era. What has the gold silver ratio been the last 5,000 years? Find out.

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What is NYMEX? (Platinum, Palladium Futures Contracts)

If you have been studying commodity markets or buying bullion chances are high you will have come across the acronym NYMEX. Here we discuss what is the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), its history, and relevance especially to Platinum and Palladium prices at SD Bullion and beyond.

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Gold Silver Ratio Future Potential Prices

The following chart has possible projections for future gold silver ratios moving into the 2020s. Many bullion buyers fully expect gold and silver bullion to continue their 21st Century Bull Markets and possibly reach five and triple digit US dollar values per troy ounce respectively.

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Why are Silver Eagle Coins so expensive?

Most new silver bullion buyers recognize and ask us, "Why are 1 oz American Silver Eagle Coins so expensive?". There are many reasons why the most popular silver bullion product sold in the physical investment grade silver bullion industry is more expensive than other products. Here we examine why.

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What are Silver Futures Contracts and how do they work?

As strange as it may sound, the price of physical Silver Bullion today is mostly found via the selling and buying of Silver Futures Contracts that merely represent the underlying potentially deliverable physical precious metal itself. Learn what Silver Futures Contracts are and what they are used for.

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Backwardation & Contango: Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver

If you listen to financial experts and commodity traders discuss market conditions, chances are you have heard them refer to commodity markets like silver, platinum, palladium, oil, or gold as being in either contango or backwardation. Here we explain in layman's terms what these terms mean.


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Gold Silver IRA protection from Bankruptcy, Lawsuits, Creditors

Did you know that all 50 US states have either a full or partial exemption from potential creditor's abilities to access an individual’s IRA assets and holdings? Learn here how Silver & Gold IRAs can protect your retirement from lawsuits, bankruptcies, accidents, or unforeseen turns of events.

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Gold Standard on Jeopardy

Come see what happened on the TV game show 'Jeopardy' in early 2018 when the category of Gold Standard questions was undertaken by the contestants. Test your knowledge and see which answers you know and which ones they certainly did not.

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How is the Silver Price determined?

Who or what actually sets or discovers the fluctuating price of silver? How is the silver spot price found? Why is there a difference between silver spot prices and silver bullion coin, bar, and round prices? Find the way the price of silver is determined right here.

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How is Silver Bullion made?

Silver bullion begins in the most violent event we humans know of. Learn the miraculous journey of silver from its formation by exploding stars, to asteroid rides into heavenly bodies, to its extraction from the Earth's mantel and crust, to finally ending up in your physical bullion holdings.

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Silver vs House Prices

To understand if residential real estate may be undervalued or overvalued it helps to measure it vs precious metals like silver bullion. See average house prices vs silver in the USA, UK, and Australia. Unlike fiat currencies which are created from nothing, silver bullion has a limited precious supply.

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How to buy Silver at Spot Price?

Learn how to buy silver at spot. And where can you buy silver bullion at the spot price. Be careful, as many offers for silver at spot price or perhaps even pricing silver under spot price is often a realm of conmen, counterfeits, and chicanery. We'll show you how to buy silver at spot safely here.


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