TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY When I originally posted this, gold was at $1906 and silver $24.54. Now, they are at $1870 and $23.42, not big dips but slightly better buys. Actually, it’s been the right move to buy dips in the metals since 2016. But now the reasons for buying are evident. * Under
. . . not in stocks but in gold and silver. Actually, it’s been the right move to buy dips in the metals since 2016. But now the reasons for buying are evident.
Precious metals investors often use the gold-silver price ratio to decide which metal to buy. Known as the GSR, it is derived by dividing the price of gold by the price of silver.
Gold and silver prices have exploded. Gold’s up $390 since its March low, silver up $10.60. Silver’s gain is 87% versus gold’s 26%. This is what was supposed to happen being that the GSR (gold silver price ratio) topped 100. Silver has still more catching up to do.
Two days ago, Forbes ran an article about Senator Elizabeth Warren (Dem-MA) wants to cancel student debt in the next stimulus program. However, no where in the piece did the writer reveal how much student debt was outstanding.
The government’s reaction to the coronavirus has caused financial problems of monumental proportions. With the shutdown of businesses and massive layoffs, states and municipalities suffered huge losses in revenue. Two-thirds of state revenues come from income taxes or sales taxes.
Goldman Sachs forecasts a federal deficit of $3.6 trillion for the current fiscal year. Last year’s deficit was a mere $984 billion, for a 3.6- fold increase. Fedgov’s fiscal year ends September 30.
On our Specials Pages, we offer for sale—at really low prices–various forms of gold and silver. For example, on our Gold Specials Page you will often find small old European gold coins, old US gold coins, scratched or slightly dinged coins, and commemorative coins.
Investors who had never thought of buying precious metals are pouring into the metals, depleting inventories. Compounding the problem, the US Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint are closed, and they have not indicated when they will reopen.
Several reasons to buy pre-1965 US 90% silver coins. Note that this blog post is dated March 10, 2020. When posted, we were selling 90% at .39 over spot. Then came the coronavirus. One, we are selling them at .39 over spot (dimes and quarters). In hot markets, such as in 2011, they can pick