Last week’s New Orleans Investment Conference featured several speakers who predicted $3,000 to $5,000 gold prices within the next few years, but that would normally be expected in a gold-oriented conference. We’re more impressed when mainstream banks and investment advisors predict much higher gold prices. We’ve mentioned Bank of America and Goldman Sachs in recent months, but Germany’s Commerzbank was one of the first major banks to predict higher gold prices – several years ago.
Continue reading "Commerzbank Sees Higher Gold Prices"
1st American Reserve says without a doubt, that "What's it worth?" is the question most frequently asked about any coin with premium value as either a collectible or an investment.
Continue reading "What are those coins worth?"
After enduring the first two debates with challenged moderators, I’m tempted to say “we don’t need no stinking moderators” at these election-year debates. After all, Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas simply got up and talked for a couple of hours and found a way to get to the core of the issues their audiences cared about. What’s wrong with the candidates just asking each other a series of questions?
Continue reading "A Baker’s Dozen of Presidential Debate Questions"
Do you remember the Bicentennial of 1976 and all the tall ships in New York harbor and the welcome celebration of America’s 200th birthday? It came after Watergate, Vietnam, and a very dark time in U.S. history, something like the Covid-19 pandemic, urban riots, racial tension, political divisions, and recession we’ve suffered in 2020 and may see continuing next year, depending on the election outcome.
One looming light at the end of the tunnel is America’s 250th birthday on July 4, 2026. One encouraging note is that on this Columbus Day weekend, The New York Times has begun to back away from its destructive “1619 Project,” which purported to change America’s birth date to the arrival of the first slave and thereby cast the entire national history as a slave-centered story. This helped lead to a summer of destroyed statues of George Washington and other Founding Fathers with “1619” painted on them in great disrespect.
Continue reading "We Are Entering a “Magical Five Years” of New Coin Creation in Advance of 2026"
1st American Reserve's Mike Fuljenz contributed this piece of news of what we can look forward to in 2021. Last Thursday, the U.S. Mint unveiled the new reverse design for the American Eagle Gold and Silver bullion and collectible coins for 2021, a year which marks the centennial of the first Peace Dollar and the final Morgan Dollar year as well as the 35th anniversary of the American Eagle Coin, which debuted in 1986.
Continue reading "New Reverse Design for American Eagles Now Approved for Mid-2021"