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pho

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  1. pho liked a post in a topic by Clens92 in Abbots Silver   
    Well.
    This has been a case study into how to lose customers and alienate people. 
     
  2. pho liked a post in a topic by Abbotssilvercoins in Custom Dragon Rounds from Geiger   
    Just wanted to share these photos
    We commissioned a custom silver round through the members of a Facebook Group.  They were minted by Geiger Edelmetalle and were delivered last Friday!
    A Mintage of 750 that sold out on a pre-sale basis in 6 days.
    It is the first of what will be a 4 Round Series called "Mythical Creatures"
    The second one will be "Phoenix".....




  3. pho liked a post in a topic by sovereignsteve in Looking for a full tube of 2016 Eagles   
    yes, 17.45 gbp (x20 = £349)
  4. pho liked a post in a topic by DRooster in UK, Leave the EU?   
    I thought Farages was awful in the EP today : a prime example of childish public-school-trained nah-nah-nah attitude, exactly like Cameron, Boris and almost all politicians.
    None of them are up to the task of being in a working government : their behaviour is always less than average, less than decent.
    (There is no cure : politicians will always be from the same stock and the same schools.)
     
  5. pho liked a post in a topic by gazer in Egg cups   
    Hi all I this was my silly time of life, I know this nothing to do with coins, just a precaution of what not to do. At the time I was board and look what happened. 🇸 🇹 🇴 🇵    🇩 🇴 🇳 🇹 🇩 🇴  🇮 🇹.
     


  6. pho liked a post in a topic by motorbikez in I'm standing down as a moderator   
    Hi guys I'm standing down as a moderator as of today, as some of you may have noticed I haven't been around as much as usual over the last 3 months or so as all of my main collections are complete apart from the recent Britannia frenzy initiated by HT LOL. I also have other issues to attend to in my private life & feel it is not really fair on Chris & HH if I can't devote enough time here.
     
    So after being a mod from the start of the silver forum I feel it is time for me to move on, it has been a mainly enjoyable experience with most of the members & former members being a decent bunch of guys, long may that continue & best of luck to Chris, HH & everyone here.
    I will still look in from time to time & am not disappearing from the forum altogether.
     
    Cheers MB
     
  7. pho liked a post in a topic by Danny-boy in Cars, what do you drive, what's your dream car?   
    I drive a 2015 Mercedes E-class AMG Sport night edition, in black.
    My dream car is an Aston Martin DBS with the EDO treatment.

  8. Numistacker liked a post in a topic by pho in Cars, what do you drive, what's your dream car?   
    Audi A5 Sportback here.
    Really want to get a new one, but currently waiting for the next generations of Q5 and A6 to be announced. Yes, Audi fanboy 😊
    dream car: Bentley Continental GT
  9. pho liked a post in a topic by Numistacker in Cars, what do you drive, what's your dream car?   
    Electric Smart Car and a Jaguar XJR Supercharged Portfolio for occasional use.

    Waiting till a V8 Bentley Continental GT becomes affordable
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. pho liked a post in a topic by Kman in when to sell   
    When did all the "We buy gold!" adverts start really popping up? when gold was low or when gold was high.
     
  11. pho liked a post in a topic by ChrisSilver in when to sell   
    There will be even more buyers at £80 an once. It will be all over the news "silver reaches crazy new highs" that everyone will be rushing out to buy silver because they will all think it is going to the moon.

    It will just be smart investors selling to uneducated investors. 
  12. pho liked a post in a topic by PureGold in 1oz Queen's Beast Lion   
    All together now And some good news from the US Mint I may be getting my order after all I just have to wait until Monday to find out for sure🙏🏽
  13. pho liked a post in a topic by HighlandTiger in Open Thread.   
    I think this puts into perspective that as a species we do not have the gift of predicting the future in our genes. Although we do have mental illnesses, which explains everything, including religion.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dates_predicted_for_apocalyptic_events
     
  14. pho liked a post in a topic by Numistacker in Today I received.....   
    China classical gardens series 2016 "Liu Yuan" in brass proof with a limit of 500 and actual expected to be lower.



    If you visit China these classical gardens are some of the most beautiful and spiritual places you will ever visit.
     
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  15. sovereignsteve liked a post in a topic by pho in Gold market might never be the same again   
    175 trillion worth of gold seems unlikely, unless spot goes to the moon.
    also from wikipedia:
    It has been estimated that all the gold mined by the end of 2011 totalled 171,300 tonnes.[1]At a price of US$1,500 per troy ounce, reached on 12 April 2013, one tonne of gold has a value of approximately US$48.2 million. The total value of all gold ever mined would exceed US$8.2 trillion at that valuation.
  16. pho liked a post in a topic by ApisMellifera in Trading on Tradeo   
    Good on him!
    People tend to brag about their winnings instead of their losses; If you can, I would ask him with how much cash he started with his trading account. You could then work out how much he actually gained or lossed; Ask him to show you how it works and how what his losses and gains are on a monthly/weekly basis Most trading account offer you to create a Demo account first; So that you can 'test/play' before do any 'real' trading but I can't seem to see that you can create a 'Trail or demo account' on Tradeo. This is a spread betting platform, so would not 'own' the stocks on this platform hence to lower prices on the spreads.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spread_betting
    Spread betting is considered as gambling in the US and I believe it's still not allowed in there.
    http://www.investopedia.com/articles/active-trading/120414/financial-spread-bettings-bad-rap.asp
      My tip for any investment is Risk Management. (I know fancy words, but I think it's sums it well).
    Don't jump into the water with both feet; Do your due diligence/homework first before you splash your cash, test the water first before you dip in, Yes dip in and don't dive in! Because you might be swimming with sharks, jump in pool filled with toxic waters or having a 'golden shower' (You might want to google that one). If you've only put in a little bit of your cash, you are minimizing your losses. If you are not comfortable in loosing your cash, then you either need to get educated on the subject or find something else that you are comfortable with. To me Tradeo; creates a 'herd' mentality and promotes people to be lazy way and not do their own home work; Yes, Tradeo can argue that they 'shares valuable info' which might be true but I have my reservations.
    In short: Do your homework/research before you spend your money and don't worry that you miss the boat on something.
    Keep us posted on what you find.
     
  17. pho liked a post in a topic by HighlandTiger in Trading on Tradeo   
    one person allegedly made £600 which means someone will have lost £600.
    The only people that can guarantee to make a profit from this is the company who runs the website.
    As an ex bookie I have seen many a person who thinks they can beat the system and make their fortune be it shares or horses or whatever and 99.999% of them lose money.
    I'd stay well away from all forms of betting .
  18. pho liked a post in a topic by Shinus73 in Today I received.....   
    1oz gold eagle


  19. pho liked a post in a topic by HighlandTiger in Silver Monitoring Thread £ only.   
    They may be less vulnerable to movements in spot price but with the greatest will in the world if silver doubles in price you won't get double the price you paid for your numi.

    You have to be very lucky (or skillful) in choosing a coin that has matched it's increase in value with the increase in spot price over the last month or so.
    I prefer to only have to worry about spot price than the vagaries about whether a coin will still be popular in a few years time.
  20. pho liked a post in a topic by HighlandTiger in will 999 silver always tarnish if not in a capsule?   
    why would you bother wasting money on capsules. These are just over priced silver rounds with zero collectability over the long term.
    Believe me, In a year or so they will be worth no more than spot value whether they are pristine or scratched and tarnished.
    Chuck them in a box, forget about them and cash em in when silver is orbiting the moon
  21. Webster liked a post in a topic by pho in will 999 silver always tarnish if not in a capsule?   
    Just get some slightly bigger ones and chuck these into a "miscellaneous" bag for hypothetical future use. The value of those capsules surely isn't worth stressing out about  
  22. pho liked a post in a topic by ApisMellifera in Silver 1 oz Panda mintages   
    This is what I've learned from here to find out how much a particular coin is selling for;
    Go to E-bay Click on 'Advanced' next to the search button, to go to the Advanced search page; Type in the coin you want to research; in the case "2014 Panda Silver 1oz" Tick 'Sold listing' and click search. (you can select the "coins" category). Sort the results by recent first to have a look what been sold recently Then Sort by "Highest price" to have an overview what to top price is and lowest (and to ignore the fakes/replica's) Slabbed coins seems to be selling in the £33-38 range Non-slabbed coins seems to be selling in £19-23 range
  23. mondy41 liked a post in a topic by pho in 1oz Queen's Beast Lion   
    Since I can't open an account at rmb, I hope @CoinInvest will stock the 1/4 oz too
  24. mondy41 liked a post in a topic by pho in 1oz Queen's Beast Lion   
    Since I can't open an account at rmb, I hope @CoinInvest will stock the 1/4 oz too
  25. pho liked a post in a topic by PureGold in I already know the answer....just need some peer aproval :)   
    1/4 oz beasts look nice🤔