Wednesday Will Be Key Day For Precious Metals Markets

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Gold and silver prices have been strong since the end of July, with gold up more...

The Coin Analyst: GOP Platform Calls for New Gold Standard Commission

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Republicans, or at least many of their political leaders, just can’t seem to get enough of the gold standard. Marsha Blackburn, a...

Newly Emphasized Gold And Silver Price Suppression Tactic Unleashed

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com There are a wide variety of tactics whereby gold and silver prices could be suppressed....

Potential CFTC Failure To Prosecute For Silver Market Manipulation—The Good And...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Over the weekend, London’s Financial Times came out with a story claiming that the Commodity...

The Coin Analyst: What Can the U.S. Mint Learn From the...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The Royal Canadian Mint has always issued a wider range of collectible coins that perhaps any other world mint.  For some...

We Don’t Need Inflation Of The Money Supply

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In an April 5 New York Times column titled “Not Enough Inflation,” economist Paul Krugman...

Coin Doctoring – WILL WE EVER WIN?

HOT TOPICS By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics HOW COULD IT GET SO BAD? Most likely when the coin was sent to the grading service the...

Scary Stories And Financial Statistics Indicate Coming Weakness In Paper Assets,...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com There are some scary stories and financial statistics that are warning about developing weakness in...

Paper Views – The Changing Face of the Numismatic Marketplace

by Kevin Foley for CoinWeek .... When I first became active as a dealer in the late 1970’s, the overall structure of the numismatic marketplace...

Legend Numismatics June Long Beach 2012 Market Report

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics LONG BEACH-32 YEARS AND.... We have been coming to this show for over 32 years now. All we can do...

The Coin Analyst: What Ever Happened to the New Golden Age...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... If coins are, as Michael Bugeja has argued "art you can hold and experience history in the process," then the...

Facebook Fiasco Is Latest In String Of Paper Asset Failures

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Last Friday, Facebook’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) hit the market.  Early Tuesday morning this week,...

The Coin Analyst: Gold and Greece: Latest Developments

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The issue of Greece’s possible exit from the euro and its impact on the European and world economies is weighing...

Rare Coin Market Report – May 2012 – PICKY is Good

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, The U.S. Rare Coin Market is vibrant and active.  Collectors, dealers, and investors continue to buy rare coins, bullion, and numismatic...

Be Honest—Why Do You Read My Commentaries?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com What do you do with my commentaries? I have been writing them since 1995,...

Why I Made Collector X Mad

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com A CoinWeek Content Partner The phone rang early Saturday morning. It was a collector calling. The conversation went something like this: “Hi...

It’s Show Down Time for the PNG

Laura Sperber - Hot Topics After a year or two of dodging the bullet, this week at CSNS the all mighty PNG will be voting...

Rare Coin Market Report – Garbage IN/Garbage OUT

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, With the great Baltimore Coin Spring Show just a couple of weeks behind us, I am curious as to what direction...

South Carolina State Treasurer And Others Agree That Gold Price Is...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com Some who read my columns object to my statements that a growing number of analysts,...

Why Are Bullion Bankers Lying To The Media And Public?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On February 29, shortly after the massive inflation of the money supply in Europe, the...

Will Fed Chair Bernanke Answer These Questions?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On March 13, The Federal Reserve issued a statement in conjunction with its periodic meeting...

Legend Market Report – March Roars in Like a Lion

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner For Legend, a week of no shows did not mean no business. We blew past  $1,000,000.00...

Coin Board News – Number 22 – Spring 2012

MARKET ACTIVITY This quarter just past was perhaps the most lively ever for coin board listings on eBay. A large number of boards, both...

A Top US Government Priority: Make People Afraid To Own Gold...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As I have said many times, the number one reason to own some physical gold...

The Coin Analyst: Alice Paul Coin Ill Suited for First Spouse...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Congress frequently enacts legislation on coins that is misguided. One of the best recent examples is the...

According To US Government Data, Uncle Sam Is Broke

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com In past commentaries, I have discussed many of the accounting and financial sleight-of-hand gimmicks used...

How Greek Debt Crisis Could Bankrupt Major US Banks

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com .....   In my last column I warned readers that the default of Greek sovereign debt...

ModernCoinMart Responds to “Troubling” Guest Commentary

This is an open letter to the coin collecting and dealing community in response to a guest commentary by Richard Francis recently published by...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-Including the New “Road Rage” Commentary

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, Our January was very busy although the show schedule was somewhat slow after the ‘dynamite’ Florida United Numismatists Show. We...

The World’s Largest Collection of Export Permits?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting A January 18th special report on CNN prompts one to wonder, where in the world would the largest...