The term silver stacking is used a lot within precious metals investment … but where has it come from? Learn more about silver stacking and the origins surrounding the stacking of silver.
You see strange white marks on your silver coins… Unfortunately, you’re not alone. It’s a common story. Learn more about milk spots and why they appear here.
There are seven refineries renowned around the world to reign supreme over all the others. These refineries use centuries-old methods and high-tech, techniques to create the brilliant gold bullion blocks and shiny silver coins we know and love. Learn more about them here.
We’ve been mining gold for centuries, but we seldom stop to think about how much is left in the world, and if one day it might just… run out. But just how much gold is there left to mine?
Bleyer sells bullion in a variety of conditions and handles everything with the utmost care and delicacy. This article looks at the different levels of quality in bullion coins and bars and how this quality affects retail value.
Silver prices have hit an eight-year high after small-time traders swapped tips on a large Reddit forum to collectively drive prices up.
If you’re an investor or collector of physical bullion bars and coins, and you don’t store your precious metals offshore, then a popular method of storing your precious metals may be at home. The aim is to hide your treasure somewhere so unusual, an intruder never finds it.
There have been some discrepancies in the precious metal markets since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic and this article looks at three examples where powerful entities have lined their pockets by benefitting from the disruption and exploiting loopholes.
Gold prices continue to surge higher and higher with coronavirus cases still increasing, simmering US-China tensions on the rise and slow global economic growth.
The coronavirus has taken governments around the world to new unprecedented levels. One of those has been the new economic model rolled out by central banks to fund the economic downturn during this time of likely recession. This article looks at what Modern Money Theory (MMT) is and its advantages and disadvantages.
With the coronavirus continuing to spread, economies are bracing themselves for what’s to come. We take a look at the support packages that have been offered to governments by their respective central banks and what repercussions this could have.
We take a look at the biggest recessions from the past century, what led them to occur and, following recent crashes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, if there are any warning signs that could arguably lead us into a new recession, or worse, a new great depression.
The coronavirus has been causing havoc in markets all over the world and investors are deploying all sorts of investment tactics. The information for this week’s article was sent into us by our good friend, Russell, who explores 3 interesting precious metal investment trends.
Markets across the world have been seriously hit by the fears of the spread of coronavirus, driving economies into another recession. Here’s a look at other key driving factors and how all this has impacted gold prices.
The Bank of England was founded in 1694 and is now home to some of the largest amounts of gold in the world. This article takes a rare look behind the scenes.
We thought it would be interesting to see just how this whole process has affected gold prices since the referendum result in 2016.
It may have slipped under the radar for some, but the IMF (International Monetary Fund) gave a stark warning about the global economy last week. This article looks at why this was kept quiet, the justification for a crash and how you can financially safeguard your future finances.
We take a look at the events occurring between Iran and the U.S. from 28th December 2019 to 10th January 2020. This article looks at what has happened, reactions, and how this news has affected precious metal prices.
After palladium surpassed the price of gold in 2018 and reached its highest-ever prices in 2019, investors and now starting to understand the benefit of having palladium in their precious metal investment portfolios. This article focuses on why palladium is an important investment metal.
Would you know how to identify a fake gold coin if you saw one? Knowledge about what to look out for, along with a series of tests you can perform, will allow you to quickly identify a fake from a genuine gold coin. Learn our tips on what to look out for in this article.
What a fascinating time it’s been. If you’ve been watching precious metals, it seems like the lid on the pressure cooker is slowly being released. After Gold’s recent price surge, Silver has been on an upward path for the last few weeks. Learn more in this week’s article.
We were recently asked to explain how we calculate our prices for buying precious metals from our customers, so we thought we’d explain in a transparent way, how it is that we work this cost out. Learn more in this article.
Are you an investor with a multi-asset portfolio? This week, we’re taking a look at ‘alternative investments’ and how this solution of diversification is beneficial to investors.
You may have heard of the term ‘Capital Gains Tax’ but you might not quite understand how it relates to your precious metal investments. This article looks to explore CGT in more detail.
You may have heard in recent news that global central banks have been increasing their stockpiles and buying up gold. But why are they doing this and what does it mean? Learn more in this article.
Basel III was designed to protect us from the types of chaos the economic world has experienced over the past couple of decades. But what is it? This article explores more.
While the production processes are worlds apart, with modern methods of metallurgy being far safer and more reliable, with technological developments; the tradition of using gold has been traced back as far as the 6th century BC. Presenting the world’s first gold coin.