The U.S. Mint has sold 3,625,000 ounces of silver coins so far in August. At that pace, total sales for the month would be 4,430,556 ounces, up 54.4% from a year earlier. It's a different story for gold however, where the Mint has sold 11,000 ounces of gold coins so far in August. At that pace, total sales for the month would be 13,444 ounces, down 65.5% from a year earlier.
I have been a senior resources analyst following the fortunes of the mining and energy sectors for the past 25 years - previously working with stockbroker Intersuisse and financial group Fat Prophets. I am also Executive Director, Mining & Metals...
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