Gold and Silver Manipulation Goes Mainstream
After years of speculation and suspicions that big banks engaged in manipulating gold and silver prices, a guilty plea by a JPMorgan trader has placed the topic into mainstream discourse.
2019 Silver Eagles and 2019 Gold Eagles Arrive
The United States Mint has released its popular American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle coins again for 2019. These coins are intended as a vehicle for investors to gain exposure to physical precious metals.
An Unsuccessful Robbery of Fenn's Treasure
Forrest Fenn supposedly hid a treasure chest of gold in the wilderness of New Mexico. Fenn provides clues to its location, but it's never been found. Last week, a man was arrested for attempting to burglarize Fenn's house in search of the treasure.
Civil War Gold Mystery Thickens
A pair of treasure hunters in Pennsylvania are skeptical about an FBI investigation into lost Civil War gold supposedly buried in the area. What, if anything, did the authorities find?
Thieves Caught Selling Genuine Lydian Stater, Among Earliest Gold Coins
The Lydian stater is believed by historians and archaeologists to be among the first types of coins minted anywhere in the world. One of these historic gold coins was recovered from thieves in Turkey.
Gold–Silver Ratio Still Abnormally High
Gold is now nearly 85 times more expensive than silver, which is a historically high ratio of gold-to-silver prices. This may indicate that a reversal of this trend is approaching on the horizon.
Hoard of Roman Gold Coins Found in Italy
The first news reports about a hoard of ancient gold coins from imperial Rome are starting to leak out into the media. The hoard contains about 300 gold coins and was found in the basement of an old Italian theater.
Did Physicists Accidentally Discover a Way to Make Gold?
Physicists working at CERN made the improbable discovery that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was forming a thin layer of precious metals along the inner surface of the structure. Will they find a way to efficiently collect this gold and platinum?
Proof Palladium Eagle Coins Sell Out Quickly
Demand for the new 2018 Proof Palladium Eagle coin from the United States Mint was so strong that the coin reached its maximum purchase limit of 15,000 within minutes of going on sale.
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