For most of the nineteenth century, it was decreed — by fiat — that 15.5 ounces of silver were equal to one ounce of gold.
The Gold Confiscation of 1933 is the single most draconian economic act in the history of the United States. Could It Happen Again?
If you ever decide to become a serious rare coin collector or investor proper handling and storage of your collection becomes essential. Fortunately, once...
Precious metals also be held in an IRA, but investing in bullion requires a custodian.
By 1974, Bunker and Herbert had accumulated futures contracts for approximately fifty-five million ounces of silver—8% of the global supply at that time.
A recent study by Ibbotson Associates, commissioned by Bullion Management Services Inc., confirms holding a percentage of precious metals increases a portfolio's return on investment.
The potential for 90% silver bags to pick up big premiums justifies the buying of bags circulated silver coins by investors who can manage the bags' weight and bulk.
These silver bullion coins would be a suburb addition to any silver investor's portfolio. But be sure to watch the price above silver spot. Because the Maple Leaf has lower mintage numbers the premium can be much higher than silver eagles.
American Silver Eagle of 99.9% pure silver, which is guaranteed by the U.S. Mint. 2006 Silver Eagles, like all previous years, feature Adolph Weinman's...
Most people fantasize about finding a “diamond in the rough”—a rare collectible coin handed out as change from Wal-Mart—but as an investment strategy, silver...