Research

How Many Grams In a Troy Ounce of Silver?

Unlike the ounces you find in grocery stores, a troy ounce is a unit that is commonly used for precious metals like silver and gold. Although their names might not indicate this, these two units are not the same in weight.

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Silver Price Forecast fall 2018 - Is Below $13 oz Possible?

Last week Christopher Aaron of iGold Advisor published a short video on his Silver Price Forecast for the fall of 2018.

In this clip, Chris shows technical analysis on Silver Prices in US dollars looking ahead to then end of this year. If you are wondering where silver prices may be going, check this out.

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How to Store Gold Bullion

Knowing how to safely store Gold Bullion is critical to long term success when saving physical gold fo the long term. Here we will discuss various creative home gold bullion storage ideas, gold location diversification tips, as well other hidden gold storing ideas that might never have occurred to you.

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How Much Silver Is In a Quarter?

Today, United States quarter dollar coins (quarters) are struck using an alloy of copper and nickel (cupro-nickel) and have a ‘silvery’ polish but don’t really contain any pure silver at all. Although the US Mint uses this alloy to strike all US quarters now, this wasn’t always the case. 

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De-Dollarization to Next Rules of the Game

In a new 4-part video series Jim Rickards (bestselling author, lawyer, and investment banker), discusses the core topics of the 2018 In Gold we Trust report with its two authors and researchers, Ronald-Peter Stöferle and Mark Valek.

Here is Part 2 of this thought provoking conversation...

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Quantitative Tightening into the Next Market Crash

About 1 month ago, we had a long discussion of current macroeconomic factors and gold with Ronnie Stoeferle of the very popular and free annual 'In Gold We Trust Report'.

This week Ronnie and his research partner (Mark Valek) interviewed Jim Rickards (aka James Rickards) on their YouTube channel. It will be a 4-part discussion about the current global economic situation. Here is Part 1... 

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Is Gold Heavier than Silver?

There is a big difference in weight between Gold and Silver if you bring volume and precious metal density into the picture.

Due to its natural characteristics, Gold is much denser than Silver thus 1 troy ounce of the golden former will take up much less room than the precious latter white metal does. 

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Where is Gold Found?

The following gold mining data covers total tonnes of gold mined per country in 2016. One tonne of gold is equivalent to 32,150.7 troy ounces of gold.

Physical gold is mined on every continent other than Antartica. On Earth, the largest amounts of gold are found in the oceans - but extracting gold from seawater is not yet profitable or feasible.

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JUNK SILVER: Prices?

Junk Silver Coins, Constitutional Silver Coins, and 90% Silver Coins are all ways to refer to the same thing: pre-1965 / pre-1964 90% silver dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollar coins.

Here we will discuss the current state of the Junk Silver Coin world and how it limited supply continues to dwindle year after year.

The United States used silver coinage for most of its history. Junk Silver Coins are the last remaining silver coin legacies of our forefathers. Come learn about them.

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Silver Gold Price Drops: 2018 to 2008?

Given the current down trend in Precious Metal spot prices of late, we shall examine a Bearish Case scenario here with a near 10 year ago context.

If this price downtrend continues and perhaps worsens through the end of this summer 2018, and into the fall of 2018 expect bullion market dislocations.

Often gold gives advance forwarnings of things to come. What is this latest lowering gold price possibly telling us about the coming months ahead?

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Total World Debt [ Q1, 2018 ]

For those paying attention, new Record Global Debt levels have been rapidly rising since the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2008.

Being bullion buyers, we of course covered the ever increasing Record World Debt Levels in our 21st Century Gold Rush, yet the total world debt figures have shot up at amazing amounts quarter after quarter, one year later.

Well we now have $249 trillion USD reasons to be bullish gold especially with a structural situation in which Real Interest Rates will likely remain well below the Real Price Inflations ongoing and ahead.

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Is Bitcoin Real Money?

If the long term future of Bitcoin is anything like it’s recent past, describing this monetary phenomenon as merely interesting does it little justice.

Bitcoin along with its underlying blockchain technology, may separately, or even perhaps simultaneously become the most important financial innovation in the 21st Century.

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Gold Silver Manipulation Video

'The Secret World of Gold' is a Canadian documentary exploring the power and politics of gold, a precious metal with more value and fascination than any other.

People historically lie, cheat, steal and even kill in the name of gold. Naive to think human nature has changed, perhaps only in financial complexity. Today there is mounting evidence of an ongoing London Gold Pool 2.0 in operation.

There is also a great 6 minute section documenting the Andrew McGuire COMEX silver price rigging story from 2011. 

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Gold Conspiracy - America's Book of Secrets History Channel

One of the most precious metals, so rare that people have lost life and limb to obtain gold. But who sets the gold price? And what are the secret methods to control its value?

Come watch this H2 America's Book of Secrets Gold Conspiracy episode for these and other important gold related topics.

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Best way to buy Physical Silver

When it comes to physical silver bullion buying, you must always perform proper due diligence and use best practices to ensure you get what you are buying at a fair price and delivered in a reasonable amount of time. We have created various educational resources here to help you do just that.

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Silver Coins vs Rounds

When buying Silver Bullion new buyers are often faced with the question of whether to buy a "Silver Round” or a “Silver Coin”.

What are the major differences between the two? Come learn more to help you decide which is best for your Silver Bullion buying needs.

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What are Precious Metals?

Here we explain what precious metals are, where they come from, and why they are valuable. What they are used in? Why they are often simultaneously considered both commodities and investments (stores of value and purchasing power). Not just Gold or Silver, but various other precious metals too.

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