Monthly Archives: August 2017

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MONTHLY SUPPLEMENT: NEW ANA PRESIDENT GARY ADKINS SETS VISION FOR NEW TERM

By | 2017-08-31T22:34:12+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog|

BY JOSHUA MCMORROW-HERNANDEZ I recently had the opportunity to speak with Gary Adkins, who was elected president of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in July. The longtime coin dealer and numismatic ambassador is the ANA's 60th president and will serve a two-year term. Adkins' ascension to the top of the world's largest numismatic club marks [...]

4 Reasons Why Gold Has Entered A New Bull Market Schroders

By | 2017-08-31T22:32:12+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog|

4 reasons why gold has entered a new bull market Schroders Market complacency is key to gold bull market say Schroders Investors are currently pricing inthe most benign risk environment in history as seen in the VIX History showsgold has the potential to perform very well in periods of stock market weakness (see chart) You [...]

Happenings: Author Kevin Birth To Lecture At The Horological Society Of New York

By | 2017-08-31T22:32:09+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog|

In the history of timekeeping, there have been periods during which multiple ways of reckoning time have existed. At the September 2017 meeting of the Horological Society of New York, Professor Kevin Birth will discuss several cases concerning political uses of horology in contexts of time pluralism. Cases to be discussed include late medieval York, [...]

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming By January 1, 2018 Rickards

By | 2017-08-30T22:30:17+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|

Trump could be planning a radical reboot of the U.S. dollar Currency reboot will see leading nationsdevalue their currencies against gold New gold price would be nearly 8 times higher at $10,000/oz Price based on mass exit of foreign governments and investors from the US Dollar US total debt now over $80 Trillion $20T national [...]

A Week On The Wrist: The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra-Thin Automatique

By | 2017-08-30T22:30:16+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|

The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra-Thin Automatique made a very big splash at Baselworld last March, and with good reason: it's another technical feather in Bulgari's cap, housing the caliber BVL 138, which is the new record holder for the world's thinnest automatic movement. The AP 2120/Vacheron Constantin 1120/JLC 920 continues to be the world's thinnest [...]

Introducing: The TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Special Edition For 50th Anniversary Of Gulf Oil Stripes

By | 2017-08-30T04:42:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|

TAG Heuer has just announced the release of a special edition for the 50th Anniversary of the Gulf Racing Stripes the Monaco Gulf Special Edition. First introduced in 1969, the Monaco was the first square waterproof automatic chronograph and quickly became a cult classic when Steve McQueen wore it inLe Mans(1971) as the racer Michael [...]

Gold Surges 2.6% After Jackson Hole and N. Korean Missile

By | 2017-08-29T22:32:44+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog|

Gold surges as N. Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan Safe haven buying sees gold break outto 10-month high after Jackson Hole and rising North Korea risk of attack on Guam South Korea's air force dropped eight MK 84 bombs near Seoul; simulating the destruction of North Korea's leadership Gold rises from $1,291 to $1,325; [...]

Introducing: The TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Special Edition For 50th Anniversary Of Gulf Oil Stripes

By | 2017-08-29T22:32:29+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog|

TAG Heuer has just announced the release of a special edition for the 50th Anniversary of the Gulf Racing Stripes the Monaco Gulf Special Edition. First introduced in 1969, the Monaco was the first square waterproof automatic chronograph and quickly became a cult classic when Steve McQueen wore it inLe Mans(1971) as the racer Michael [...]

Just Because: The Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Minute Repeater

By | 2017-08-29T22:30:48+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog|

When we first covered the watch that would later be known as the Audemars Piguet Supersonnerie, back in 2014,it was as a concept watch that AP hadn't yet demonstrated a desire to sell to collectors. The team in Le Brassus's ostensible goal was to push the boundaries of chiming watch acoustics and to provide tangible [...]

Diversify Into Gold On U.S. Political Instability Advise Blackrock

By | 2017-08-28T22:30:17+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Blog|

Gold set to shine as Washington stumbles Bet on gold's diversifying properties rather than political stability World's largest asset manager believes Trump and political drama in the U.S. means gold likely to rise Real rates flattening out and rising political instability Blackrock's Koesterich For now my bias would be to stick with gold Blackrock U.S. [...]

ACTIVITY ACROSS THE MARKET

By | 2017-08-28T22:30:14+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Blog|

BY PATRICK IAN PEREZ, EDITOR The top overall piece of United States currency sold during the World's Fair of Money auction sales in Denver was the Series 1882 $1,000 gold certificate (Fr.-1218f), graded PCGS VF35, sold by Heritage which sold for $270,250. Overall the Heritage sale sold 104 lots of U.S. paper money for a [...]