If you’re considering purchasing from a coin store and looking for some additional guidance, you’ve come to the right place. Ultimately, the answer to whether or not you should purchase from a...

In the 50 years since President Richard Nixon abruptly ended the gold standard by halting the convertibility of dollars into gold at $35 an ounce, the price of gold has soared while the value of the...

“That does show u how easy it is to manipulate it,” bragged Deutsche Bank futures trader Edward Bases after bidding to buy 2,740 gold futures contracts, worth $244 million, and then canceling...

Olympic gold and silver medals represent the pinnacle of athletic achievement, respected around the globe for their symbolism. But when the medals are occasionally placed on the auction block by...

Pre-33 gold is a numismatic term that refers to the United States based coins minted before 1933. Their interesting background and history, multi-faceted value indicators, and several other...

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 725 points on Monday, July 19 the price of gold barely budged. The following day, as the Dow regained 550 points, gold climbed $2.20 an ounce. The...

Like so many collector's items, rare coins are often worth more money than their face value. Consider other collector’s items like baseball cards, action figures, and comic books. In all of these...

Everyday stock prices, inflation, and exchange rates fluctuate. The same is true for the gold rate in the United States and foreign countries. Pinpointing the gold rate in the United States, though...

Just when it seemed the price of gold was destined to lag in the face of a rebounding economy and rising interest rates comes news that few investors were anticipating. Interest rates have...

Coins released during the 50 State Quarters program are considered key specimens in American coin collecting history, so what are they worth? The History of State Quarters The U.S. Mint State...

After losing one-third of its value in a single week, and nearly half its value over the course of five weeks, the digital currency Bitcoin appeared to be a financial emperor with no...

The Internal Revenue Service offers us a route to substantial tax savings on gold investments.  So it makes sense to take advantage of one of the few breaks the IRS is willing to give...