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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Buy easily recognizable and accepted coins at the lowest price over spot possible - Krugerrands, Maple Leafs, American E...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I personally like buying official US and Canadian coins, since those are typically sold at a low premium and are well-re...

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    OK so who can figure how much product you have to earn to just pay this ridiculous price for this membership? Kinda lik...

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    My first purchase of Au was @350 and rode it down to 250 sold it for tax loss and bought it back 31 days later. I still ...

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    If it is the government mint then I would be comfortable on gold purchases as long as the premiums were reasonable. I am...

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    I bought the coins for the ira long enough ago that I forget the name of the dealer and I'm having trouble finding it. ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Interesting. I'm assuming that Bitcoin should be declared and taxed similarly to collectibles (like gold is), but I'd b...

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    I am looking at HAA as well. Anyone have any updated info on them? Quality of service? Costs reasonable for storage? C...

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    Steve, I agree with you about collectibles. the bid/ask spread is usually so big that only the dealers make money on the...

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    Golden Eagles and Buffalo are worth more than melt value. Same with Silver Eagles. Collectibles are worth more than th...

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    Joe, he thinks gold and stocks will rise together. There is a lot of money in the bond market, which is huge compared ...

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    Don't forget to read up on the U.S. tax implications of precious metals ownership. When/if they are sold, gains on bull...

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    When Kerry was still a US Senator, he and his wife sold some collectible at a profit, and on their US tax-return for th...

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    I own several CEF's in my IRA, including one of several Tortoise funds (TYY) picked up during the crash that is paying m...

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    Good god Ron, 28% tax on collectibles, and heres me thinking the robbing bastards in the UK were harsh,. time you had y...

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    Also be aware of the tax consequences of collecting stamps for a profit. From the IRS website: "'Net capital gains fro...

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    Steve Lombardi, please lighten up. Travis got notified of something being hyped, then analyzed it, and it turned out to ...

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    One site I would recommend you check out is http://www.snyderstreasures.com/ which deals with historical collectibles. ...

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    I think he has a point with other alternatives , but you must be careful with collectibles and be very selective, I have...

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    WPRT just hit my sell stop. I'm not sure if it is being manipulated by some large group or it has just lost its luster....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Aha! Should have thought that Sjuggerud was up to something wacky, given his past dalliances with trading vintage guita...

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    So steve is at it again. I looked at this play 23 years ago when I was just a id of 66 years. Buying Collectibles of an...

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    Portfolio Man, Sorry, I have been on an investing hiatus, however, with the Bear coming back, my interest is getting ...

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    Oh yeah; I don't do numismatic collectibles. In really hard times, I am skeptical about them retaining their high value...

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    Sjuggerud was definitely talking about the St. Gaudens, this has been confirmed several times and its something he's bee...

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    ETF's are not taxed as collectibles, they are taxed as STCG/LTCG depending on the holding period. They also are not "tax...

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