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Don't let thieves know you have a precious metals stash

6 Tips for Securely Storing Silver and Gold

June 3rd, 2014

If you've made an investment in physical precious metals, or even considered taking that step, the question of where to securely store it has surely come up. That said, here's one important rule and a few simple strategies that can dramatically reduce the… Keep Reading

A top in the gold:silver ratio is likely to signal a bottom in gold and silver prices

Gold:Silver Ratio Signals Opportunity as Demand Stays Strong

June 2nd, 2014

Demand for gold bullion coins, rounds, and bars is down significantly from a year ago. Sales of gold American Eagles by the U.S. Mint through May -- 217,500 ounces -- amount to less than half the total for the same period last year -- 572,000 ounces.… Keep Reading

Your assets are not really your own

Shadowy Markets Rip Off Investors in Conventional Assets

May 28th, 2014

Holders of MF Global gold accounts unwittingly lent their metal to the firm so that it could speculate on interest rates. When the firm’s bets went bad, the gold its clients thought they owned disappeared.… Keep Reading

Barclays has surreptitiously manipulated gold prices

Bank Fined $44 Million for Secret Gold Manipulation

May 27th, 2014

According to news reports out of London, Barclays Bank, a major player in precious metals trading, manipulated gold prices lower to avoid paying £2.3 million to a customer. It will pay a £26 million ($44 million) fine.… Keep Reading

Russia starts to devalue the U.S. dollar

Holy Backfire! Gigantic Russia/China Pact to Ditch Dollar...

May 19th, 2014

In response to U.S. sanctions, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov called a special meeting on April 24th. Experts from the energy sector, banks, and government officials discussed implementation of a plan that has been in development f… Keep Reading

Slabbed coins

Knowing When to Sell; And What's with Slabbed Coins?

May 14th, 2014

Description: Independent Living Bullion answers questions about when to sell your gold and silver and the best way to go about it. Also, learn whether to buy 1 oz Gold Buffalo slabbed or raw… Keep Reading

President Obama and Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, are advancing myRAs

New Concerns Raised about Government Confiscation…

May 12th, 2014

As the federal government grows more authoritarian and more insolvent, investors should indeed worry about what kind of desperate measures may be coming.… Keep Reading

Pre-1965 Junk Silver

Tips for Getting Your Precious Metals “Starter Stash”

May 7th, 2014

When the topic is putting together a “starter stash” of physical precious metals, even the smallest step – buying a few silver bullion rounds, picking up a one ounce Gold Eagle (even a one-quarter or one-tenth ounce coin), or a handful of “junk si… Keep Reading

Seasonal Unemployment Rate

Silver Just Won't Go Lower; Jobs Stats Farce

May 5th, 2014

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) treated investors to their latest Employment Situation report on Friday. Officials claim the U.S. added 288,000 jobs, which beat the 220,000 consensus estimate. The most-favored measure of unemployment fell t… Keep Reading

Putin advisor Sergei Glazyev

Russia Prepares to Ditch the Dollar in Retaliation

April 28th, 2014

The U.S. is finding tepid support in Europe for ratcheting up sanctions on Russia, but that isn’t preventing Obama administration officials from talking tough. In response, Putin and other Russians are returning threats -- and are taking actual steps… Keep Reading