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Lithium outlook bright with auto electrification

October 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

emand for lithium should ramp up over the next decade to produce the lithium-ion batteries needed to power the next generation of electric and electric hybrid vehicles. "I think that the future of transportation and energy is in electrification and smart grids. For electrification to really take place, you need a number of drivers, and [...]

Gold Reserve still hanging on to Brisas property

October 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Spokane, Washington-based Gold Reserve Inc has turned away individuals “apparently” from the Venezuelan State miner CVG-Minerven, from the company’s Brisas property. These individuals arrived at the Brisas camp on Thursday, and claimed that they were there to assume control of the concession, the Amex- and TSX-listed company said in a statement. Read more….

Rare Coin News and Articles This Week

October 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

What’s New on CoinLink …….. 2,200 high grade samples of mostly scarce, rare or unique specimens from Spain, her colonies and empire ranging from the Visigothic era to the present were sold Oct 21-22 by Aureo & Calico in Barcelona Spain. The Caballero de las Yndias collection is stunning representation of all of the mints [...]

Gold at $2,000 Becomes Inflation-Adjusted Bullseye for ‘80 High

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Pham-Duy Nguyen Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) — Gold’s rally to a record means prices are still 53 percent below the 1980 inflation-adjusted peak. While gold rose 19 percent this year to $1,072 an ounce on Oct. 14, consumer prices almost tripled in the past three decades, eroding the metal’s value. Bullion hasn’t kept pace with [...]

Stunning Smithsonian Coins Exhibit in PCGS Video

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

(Santa Ana, California) — The acclaimed, new traveling exhibition of the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection, "Good as Gold – America’s Double Eagles," now can be seen on a free, new video available online courtesy of Professional Coin Grading Service. There are just a few of the historic coins in the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit, "Good as [...]

Gold’s Performance Against Currencies Other than the Dollar

October 18, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Washington’s Blog submits: As I have previously pointed out, gold has done very well against the dollar, but not so well against other currencies. Rhona O’Connell provides the following charts (click to enlarge) to help visualize gold’s recent performance in terms of various currencies (charts courtesy of MineWeb): Read more »

A Deflation Story

October 10, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Daily Reckoning “It was at Rome, on the 15th of October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.” – Edward Gibbon [...]

Don’t Trust the Dollar Strength

October 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Daily Reckoning As predicted, both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England kept their benchmark interest rates at record lows in an effort to keep stimulating their economies. Trichet signaled that the ECB has no plans to raise rates in the near future, stating that the current level is ‘appropriate’ for the [...]

United States Mint to Offer 2009 American Buffalo Proof Gold and American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins

October 7, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Agency also announces products not offered in 2009 WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will offer for sale 2009 one-ounce American Buffalo Proof Gold Coins and one-ounce American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins. The release dates for these products are tentatively October 29 and December 3, 2009, respectively. In addition, the agency [...]

A Bull in a Silver Shop

October 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By The Mogambo Guru One of the most interesting news items I’ve found was on the cover of The Financial Times, where I learned that a guy named Lahde “made tens of millions of dollars from betting against the financial and property sectors during [the] past two years”, and he now wanted to thank “the [...]

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