Monthly Archives: December 2016

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US: Five Must Gold See Charts – Gold Miners Are “Running Out” of Gold

By |2016-12-23T23:42:28+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Blog|

Gold Mining Companies Are Running Out of Gold: Five Must See Charts 'Peak gold' – World's gold production to peak in 2019 and decline Gold found by miners has plunged 85% over past decade Gold mining CEOs turning to deals to combat dwindling reserves Exploration more difficult and firms have cut capex The reality of peak gold [...]

Royal Mint And CME Make A Mint On The Blockchain?

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Royal Mint And CME Make A Mint On The Blockchain? The last fortnight has been an exciting one in the gold and blockchain space. Earlier this week Euroclear and Paxos announced that a group which included Société Générale, Citi, Scotiabank had completed the first pilot of the blockchain-based gold trading platform as being developed by [...]

Introducing: The TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 Full Black Matte Ceramic

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

TAG Heuer's Carrera Heuer-01 Full Black Matte Ceramic is the latest iteration of the Carrera 01 family, first introduced in March of 2015. These are Carrera watches intended to showcase the in-house TAG caliber 01, which is a 13 ligne (29.3mm) selfwinding chronograph movement with a 50-hour power reserve, running in 39 jewels at 28,800 [...]

Business News: Swatch Is Going To Make Car Batteries To Compete With Tesla (Seriously)

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

In what sounds like a move out of left field, watchmaking mega conglomerate Swatch Group is moving ahead with its plans to develop and sell high-tech batteries for electric vehicles. The strategy actually has deeper roots at Swatch than you'd expect and the seemingly banal story has enough twists and intrigue to make it rather [...]

A Very Cool Virtual Tour Of The National Watch And Clock Museum, Courtesy Google Street View

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

There's no substitute for going someplace in person, but over the years Google Street View has made it possible to come pretty close, and now, Street View lets you walk through the National Watch and Clock Museum even if you can't make it to Columbia, Pennsylvania in person. As regular HODINKEE readers are probably aware, [...]

Hands-On: The Moritz Grossmann Atum Pure M, A Polarizing But Fresh Design From Glashütte

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

The Moritz Grossmann Atum Pure M first debuted at Baselworld earlier this year and it instantly became one of those timepieces that would garner an "oh, that watch" from anyone you tried to talk to about it. It's a sort of offbeat three-hander from Germany with an interesting time setting mechanism and a semi-transparent mesh [...]

China Gold and Precious Metals Summit 2016 – GoldCore Presentation

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 21st, 2016|Blog|

China Gold and Precious Metals Summit 2016 – GoldCore Presentation The China Gold and Precious Metals Summit 2016, the 11th Summit convened by the China Gold Association and the Shanghai Gold Exchange took place on December 7th and 8th and GoldCore presented at  the event and moderated an expert panel discussion. China Gold and Precious Metals [...]

Hands-On: The Moritz Grossmann Atum Mesh, A Polarizing But Fresh Design From Glashütte

By |2016-12-23T20:16:59+00:00December 21st, 2016|Blog|

The Moritz Grossmann Atum Pure M first debuted at Baselworld earlier this year and it instantly became one of those timepieces that would garner an "oh, that watch" from anyone you tried to talk to about it. It's a sort of offbeat three-hander from Germany with an interesting time setting mechanism and a semi-transparent mesh [...]

Greysheet: YEAR ENDS WITH INCREASED MARKET STABILITY

By |2016-12-23T20:17:00+00:00December 21st, 2016|Blog|

Greater stability and an extreme focus on quality have been the mantra for the rare coin market in 2016. As the year comes to a close we offer this short recap of the year. Auction-wise, the year started out with a bang as Heritage sold an 1894-S dime for $1,997,500 at their FUN auction. Close [...]