Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his sixty-plus years in the coin business. Harvey Stack: Coin Dealer Harry Forman of Philadelphia. VIDEO: 5:28. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7QaC_Jm06M Harvey was good friends with the well known coin dealer Harry Forman. He shares stories about Harry, their business deals, and their […]
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Mineweb reported that three new participants have been added to the LBMA Gold Price benchmarking process. One of those is the Bank of China, and rumor has it that another Chinese bank will also be approved for participation.
David Cameron finally responds to the continuous stream of stories of young men, school girls and even whole families with young children leaving Britain for the promise of fulfilling prophecy in the ‘promised land’ of ‘ Syria and Iraq / Islamic State / Bilad al Sham’. The latest DAILY obsession is focused on 2 stories, […]
By Profession Coin Dealers Association…. The Professional Currency Dealers Association (PCDA), Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) and the Chicago Coin Club will collaborate to produce a four-session numismatic educational symposium on Sunday, November 22 in Rosemont, Illinois. Held in conjunction with the November 19-21 30th Annual National Coin and Currency Convention, the event will take […]
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One of America’s most notorious bank robbers, Willie Sutton (1901-80), is said to have remarked that he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” In a strange twist, the banks themselves are now beginning literally to rob their own customers. The theft occurs via the innovative practice of “paying” (i.e. “charging”) negative interest rates […]