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Investment Grade Coins Outperform Bullion over Last 5 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
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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.
January 2015: Gold prices start the year strong as oil prices fall and the Stock Market wobbles. Gold Eagle Proof 70 sets begin a new cycle and start to climb in price.
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