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Russian Gold Reserves Grow Again in August

The Russian Central Bank announced last week that its gold reserves had reached 56.1 million troy ounces (approximately 1,745 metric tons). The total included an additional 500,000 ounces (approximately 15.5 […]

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Indian Silver Imports Rise Sharply in 2017

India is a Voracious Consumer of Silver. India is well-known for its love of gold. Less is known, however, of India’s other love affair with silver. Indian silver demand has […]

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Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Strong in 2017

The Shanghai Gold Exchange Reports Robust Gold Withdrawals through July. The Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) monthly gold withdrawals topped over 144 tons (approximately 4.63 million ounces) in July. The SGE […]

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Silver Sales Pick up

End of Summer Silver Sales Show Signs of Life The U.S. Mint sold 3.3 million American Silver Eagles (ASEs) during the months of July and August, up 25% compared to […]

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Silver Eagle Sales Dip 20% in August

Sales of American Silver Eagle Coins Fall in August The U.S. Mint sold 1,025,000 one ounce American Silver Eagle coins (ASE’s) in August 2017. This reflects a 19.9% decrease in […]

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Fear, Greed and Cognac

The Battle Between Fear and Greed In May we asked “Will Fear or Greed Prevail During the Trump Administration?” It seems that since the spring, both fear and greed are […]

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Top Gold Holding Nations

Which countries’ governments hold the most gold? Here is a chart and list of the top ten gold holding nations. 1. The United States 8,133.50 tons Most governments hold their […]

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American Silver Eagle Mint Locations Revealed

Origin of Mintage of 2014 – 2017 American Silver Eagles Discovered Through a Freedom of Information Act Request Since the beginning of production of American Silver Eagle (ASE) coins in […]