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swanky

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  • What I am collecting / Investing in.
    Bullion for wealth preservation
  1. Spread is the (relative) difference between the highest buy offer and lowest sell offer. Alternatively, the loss you would incur if you buy from a seller then immediately sell to a buyer. "Because buyers want a bargain, while sellers want to get top price."
  2. During the 2008 financial crash, gold and silver initially rose but then retraced while US markets crashed during 2008, and silver ended up lower. It was only when quantitative easing started that gold and silver began their bull run. S&P 500 vs gold vs silver:
  3. swanky

    Junk?

    Did you get these coins in a single order? If so, where? I hunt on ebay but have never seen so many half crowns in a single offering.
  4. swanky

    Gold on the dip.

    Please share the analysis that leads you to this conclusion.
  5. These people could be Iranian troops garrisoned in Iraq/Syria. The current story is that the drones missiles came from the NNW through Kuwait, not from Yemen.
  6. I've read that the Saudis claim to be able to get "significant" production back in days, but weeks to return to full production. It is possible that the Saudis are planning to draw on their stockpile, and that the plant will be completely down for weeks.
  7. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/14/oil-could-rise-10-per-barrel-after-drone-attack-forces-saudi-to-cut-output.html
  8. As a newbie this short survey was useful to me. I counted up the votes to put together a clear ranking: Gold Sovereigns are the clear winner with 11 votes = 46% (48% if including the one vote for half-sovereign) Krugerrand and Mexian 5 Pesos each got 2 votes = 8% Britannia also got 2 votes, but one is for 1/10oz 6 others got 1 vote each Silver Britannia ahead with 3 votes = 16% ASE, Krugerrand, and Morgan dollar each got 2 votes = 10.5% Perth Luna also got 2 votes, but one is for "Series II and III 10oz" 8 others each got 1 vote