World Gold Council 2017 Outlook
JACK HUNT BLOG
Can the World Run Out of Mineable Gold?
Hundreds of years ago, early economists were puzzled by a quirk in pricing: why do some non-essential goods cost so much while truly essential goods cost so little? As an example, why are water and grain so cheap when they are so vital for human survival? Why are gold and diamonds so expensive [...]
Jack Kemp and the Gold-Based Dollar
Many of you are very familiar with the late Jack Kemp (1935-2009) whether it’s from his several terms as a local Congressman or from his tenure as quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. However, many of you precious metal followers, more specifically you “gold bugs,” are not aware of [...]
How Would Precious Metals Perform If President Trump Were Forced Out of Office?
Donald Trump’s policy agenda, and his very presidency, are in jeopardy…at least if you believe all the chatter from the left-leaning “mainstream” media. For weeks now, the big media outlets have been stirring up talk of impeachment. One story after another dealing with the likes of [...]
The Pros and Cons of Buying Fractional Gold
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. Types of Fractional Gold The most popular fractional gold coins are [...]
Removing Capital Gains Taxes from Precious Metal Trades
Recently lawmakers in Idaho and Arizona have passed bills removing Capital Gains Taxes from transactions involving gold and silver bullion. Normally, when individuals sell gold or silver they must pay capital gains on any increase of the value of their precious metal investments. However, many [...]