I just had a great conversation with a former employee of a large chain of gold buying stores in Houston. This is the same group that was featured in a recent Houston Press story outlining the fact that their founder spent some time in prison, under indictment or on probation for much of the 90s.…Details
Today is March 2, 2012 and the spot price of gold in River Oaks, Houston and around the world is $1708.80 which is $85 per pennyweight.
“A brand new car!!” It’s a familiar refrain on game shows. New is better, brand new is best, and brand new cars are the greatest. But has anyone checked GM’s numbers lately? Until recently, their stock was circling the drain, having dropped from $35 to about $20 dollars a share, but buoyed by the company’s…Details
If you’re saying to yourself, “Self, we need to sell some coins…the silver kind. From before 1965…when they were still made of silver, at least 90%…” then I know the feeling. It happens all the time. You’re rummaging through the grandparents stuff, playing in the attic and you stumble upon a cache of coins worth…Details
I enjoy the process of getting to know each customer who comes into my store or answers a craigslist ad to sell gold or silver. I make it a point to ask why and how each person came to find me. Part of my job is to get to know the customer because somewhere down…Details