JP Morgan's manipulation of markets

JP Morgan’s manipulation of precious metal prices

Years of rumors and conspiracy theories about price manipulation in precious metal markets have been confirmed on 29 September 2020. JP Morgan Chase & Co admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay over  $920 million in a criminal monetary penalty, criminal disgorgement and victim compensation to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on charges of JP …

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Gold Britannia Coins Review

Britannia rules the oceans, but does she rule bullion gold coins as well? The official gold bullion coin of Great Britain is the Britannia Series. The Royal Mint followed in the footsteps of the Krugerrand and the American Gold Eagle by issuing Gold Britannia Coins with a purity of 91.7% gold (22-K gold) in 1987. …

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Australian Gold Nuggets

Australia has more gold to offer than merely the Australian Gold Coast. This country is well known for its vast and rich quantities of minerals and resources including its gold production. In the year 2019, Australia produced the second-most gold after China. Australian Gold Nuggets are gold bullion coins that have been minted by the …

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The American Gold Eagle Coin

What more can be said about the most popular U.S. Mint gold coin? The American Gold Eagle coin can be classified as an alloyed gold coin because it contains 91.7% gold with the remainder alloy of 5.33% copper and 3% silver. The American Gold Eagle can be classified with its ancestor the Krugerrand which has …

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The Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Coin

The Krugerrand highlighted the need for private citizens to take ownership of their own gold bullion. Individuals revealed an appetite for gold. The Krugerrand was dominating the gold market and South Africa was not shy to produce gold from its deep mines. The Krugerrand had a good run from 1967, as the first pure gold …

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What is a Krugerrand coin?

The Krugerrand coin is the most highly traded gold coin in the world. The Krugerrand is also the first legal tender gold bullion coin to gain worldwide use in the modern era. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, well over 60 million Krugerrands in all sizes have been minted to date.  Background of …

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2020 the year for silver to shine

2020:The year for silver to shine

The events of the year 2020 mark the year as one of the most dramatic, monumental years in human history. In the year 2020, many records have been broken and turning points reached. Unfortunately, most of the milestones reached were for all the wrong reasons. There are exceptions among the abysmal events of 2020. The …

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