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Class Action Lawsuits Charge JPMorgan Chase and HSBC with Manipulation of Silver Futures Markets

October 31, 2010, 12:00 AM

One day after the October 26 statement by Bart Chilton, a commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) alleged that the silver market has been manipulated, two significant lawsuits were filed against JPMorgan Chase and HSBC for…

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2010 Silver Piedfort Maple Leaf Coin Sells Out, Set Remains

October 31, 2010, 12:00 AM

Released late last month, the single 2010 Silver Piedfort Maple Leaf Coin from the Royal Canadian Mint sold out in less than a week, leaving only a gold and silver piedfort set remaining. Their quick disappearance from Mint shelves is not…

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Silver is the precious metal of choice

October 31, 2010, 12:00 AM

In older times, financial planners would say to buy safe assets like annuities or bonds for wealth protection. Realtors would tell us that land is the way to go since they aren’t making any more of it, and the business world would try to sell you on the value of the stock markets to grow your investment dollars…

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Manipulation or Not, Is Silver a Smart Investment?

October 26, 2010, 12:00 AM

Silver has long been viewed as gold’s stepsister. Not as pretty, not as profitable. But lately, silver’s getting a second look. Shares of silver are up about 40% so far this year, compared to just over 20% for gold and beating other industrial metals as well as stocks and Treasuries…

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Gold: Further To Run?

October 26, 2010, 12:00 AM

It’s been an exciting month. Gold rose, surging well above the $1300 level. Silver and gold shares soared even more…

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A Russian State Secret May Push Palladium’s Price To $1,000

October 21, 2010, 12:00 AM

Yesterday I wrote about a UBS analyst note that said palladium would reach $703 by 2013, and that if certain conditions are in place the precious metal could hit $1,000 or more…

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Want to Invest in Gold? You Have Options

October 21, 2010, 12:00 AM

Gold has soared more than 400% since its low of $255.95 on April 2, 2001, driven by fears of inflation and the declining value of the dollar on the global currency markets…

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A Precious Metal That Trumps Gold

October 20, 2010, 05:12 PM

Forbes — Commodities will get a major lift if the Fed implements another round of quantitative easing, according to note from UBS analysts. “We believe that…

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FOCUS: Pension Funds Venture Cautiously into Commodities, Gold

October 15, 2010, 12:00 AM

(Kitco News) – Investment funds have dabbled in commodities for several years as prices boomed, but even more traditional-minded institutions such as pension funds are now dipping their toes in the water…

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Savers eager to beat inflation trade their cash for silver

October 08, 2010, 12:00 AM

Blaine Shiff tells the story of a gray-haired man who recently walked into his Cybercoins.net coinshop in Dormont and dramatically dropped a pile of cash on the front counter saying, “I want out of paper and promises…

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