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The Pros and Cons of Buying Fractional Gold

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Here at Jack Hunt Gold & Silver we are frequently asked about the pricing and availability of “fractional” gold coins. By definition, fractional gold coins are bullion coins that weigh less than one troy ounce.

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Removing Capital Gains Taxes from Precious Metal Trades

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Recently lawmakers in Idaho and Arizona have passed bills removing Capital Gains Taxes from transactions involving gold and silver bullion.

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Recommended Viewing: $1 Trillion & US Debt in Physical $100 bills

Here’s a stunning video that provides visual context of the massive scale of National Debt. The United States owes a lot of money. As of 2017, US deficit is larger than the size of the economy. Currently there is no debt ceiling, it has been suspended. To see current debt live visit US Debt Clock.

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The War on Cash: Implications for Gold & Silver

Government bureaucrats, central bankers, and Wall Street executives all have reasons for ridding the masses of their cash. It should be no surprise to anyone that they are working together to achieve that goal. But why? The self interest of bureaucrats is one factor, they don’t like privacy. They dream of the day when they can access all your financial information with just a few keystrokes. The knowledge will help them more aggressively tax and regulate.

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Recommended Viewing: Get It. Got It? Good.

Grant Williams’ presentation from Mines & Money in London in December 2016. A follow-up to Nobody Cares which focuses on gold’s performance in 2016, the reaction to Donald Trump’s election and joins a series of dots that may lead to the end of the petrodollar system and a new place for gold in the global monetary system.

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Is Platinum a Better Buy Than Gold In 2017?

If your motivation for buying precious metals is primarily for speculative reasons, may I suggest that you consider platinum bullion? Despite platinum being less liquid than gold and silver as well as the higher buy/sell spread associated with physical platinum, the argument could be made that platinum currently offers more profit potential than gold.

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Diversification is the Key to a 21st Century Portfolio

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It’s no secret that here at Jack Hunt Gold & Silver our focus is on buying and selling precious metals. Being confirmed Capitalists we hope that those who read this consider putting a conservative percentage of their wealth into tangible gold, silver or platinum.

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The War on Paper Money Part 2: India Recalls 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes

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Many loyal customers of Jack Hunt and followers of this blog may recall our article from April of this year titled War on Cash. That article dealt with the potential for the future abolition of currency, both in the United States and abroad.

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