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The U.S. Gold Bureau monitors news and current events that affect the price of gold, silver prices, precious metals and Investment Grade diamonds.

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Investment Grade Coins Outperform Bullion over Last 6 Years*

An Era of Volatility: Investment Grade Coins Break Away From Bullion Prices and Increase in Value While the Gold Market Retracts

Performance Based on Initial Investment of $10,000

2016 Gold American Eagle Chart
.April 2010: A $10k initial investment would buy 8.71 oz of gold or approximately 2 rare Gold American Eagle Proof 70 sets (8 coins). .May 2010: The price of Gold bullion and Gold Eagle Proof 70 sets jumps as investor demand drives prices higher. .June 2011: The market price of Gold Eagle Proof 70 sets rallies as supply of key sets diminishes. .Aug 2011: Gold bullion reaches a record high above $1,900 per ounce based on investor concern related to the downgrading of the U.S. Credit Rating, and the Debt Ceiling. .Aug 2012: A rush of investors begins to liquidate their bullion and move into Investment Grade Coins, including Gold Eagle Proof 70 sets. .Sept 2012: Gold bullion hits a high for the year, as the Fiscal Cliff and Debt Ceiling talks reach a fever pitch. .Nov 2012: Gold bullion starts a multi-month slide, while the price of Gold Eagle Proof 70 sets continues to climb. .Jan-Sept 2013: Gold bullion prices fall week-over-week, including a massive crash in mid-April, which dropped the price by $170 per ounce over 2 trading days. .Dec 2013: The market price of gold drops below $1,200 per ounce as the Fed announces a “tapering” of the bond-buying, which had been helping to prop up the market somewhat. .Feb 2014: Bullion prices solidified in Q1 of 2014 as Russia rattled it sabers in Ukraine and around the world. .Mar 2014: Gold Eagle Proof 70 hold their gains even as gold bullion starts a tumultuous year of price volatility. .June-July 2014: Militant group ISIS breaks onto the international news scene with brutal terrorist acts in the Middle East, putting world financial markets on edge. .October 2014: Fears of the Ebola virus rock the United States and countries around the world. Meanwhile, gold prices fall as the Stock Market rallies. .February 2015: After two years of stability and moderate growth, the Gold Eagle Proofs begin a new phase of appreciation as traditional bullion investors move toward Investment Grade Coins. .May 2015: Austerity measures strike Greece and send the Eurozone into a tailspin. World currencies sputter, leaving the U.S. dollar looking relatively strong, which pushes gold bullion prices even lower. .December 2015: Federal Reserve increased U.S. interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade as gold prices plunge to 5-year low. .April 2016: Gold rallies posting best quarter since 1986 crushing every other asset class.

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