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"Knowledge Is Power When Your Hard-Earned
Money Is At Stake"

APRIL 2002 UPDATE
"AN UNDERVALUED SILVER DOLLAR, THE PEACE DOLLAR"
---  While the Morgan silver dollar has historically been the most popular of all rare coin series, the Peace Dollar has been somewhat of a neglected sister; perfect time for value-conscious collectors and investors to be researching and purchasing select examples of this series.
January 2002 UPDATE
"AN ANALYSIS OF MULTI-YEAR PERFORMANCES"
---  The 12 Piece Generic Gold Set and the High-Priced Spread (HIPS) Morgan subset are analyzed for performance over the just completed 5-year period.  Some interesting results are presented.
NOVEMBER 2001 UPDATE
"A NEW BULL MARKET IN U.S. Rare coinS? "
---  Bull markets in any asset class are usually characterized by very broad participation by the majority of components that comprise that marketplace; uneven participation by U.S. rare coin types and series to date.
August / September 2001 UPDATE
"U.S. Rare coin pricing - partS two & three"
---  More very specific references to and analyses of the internal workings of pricing of rare coins and some of the pitfalls to avoid currently; contributing editor Michael De Falco blows the whistle on modern coinage huckstering.
JULY 2001 UPDATE
"U.S. Rare coin pricing - part one"
---  For both the novice and experienced rare coin collector/investor, no area of numismatics creates more distress and confusion (aside from the difficulties of consistent grading) than the pricing of U.S. rare coins in today's marketplace.
MAY 2001 UPDATE
"Collecting versus Investing"
---  The age-old argument of what position an acquirer of U.S. rare coins should take in approaching the hobby.  While the author acknowledges that coin collecting is truly a hobby, the dollars involved smack equally of an investment in both time and money.
MARCH 2001 Bonus Article
"Matte & Roman Finish Proof Indian Quarter Eagles"
---  Michael De Falco of Numismatic Enterprises analyses the true rarity of these unique proof coins of the $2.50 Indian Gold series that combine an incuse design with matte proof or Roman proof finishes.  A grossly undervalued, one-of-a-kind series.
MARCH 2001 UPDATE
"The INFLATION versus DEFLATION Conundrum"
---  Anyone attempting to forecast the environment ahead for U.S. investors is faced with the dilemma of whether we will enter an overall inflationary or deflationary pricing situation and what investments will fare best in each or possibly both.
JANUARY 2001 UPDATE
"Gold and Silver Bullion Coins and Bars Offer Real Value Today"
---  After over 20 years in secular bear markets and with financial assets proving to have adverse side-effects for investors, both gold and silver bullion products are currently not only undervalued, but fundamentally positioned for new bull markets.
NOVEMBER 2000 UPDATE
"Regulation A Necessity for U.S. Rare Coin Market"
---  A former registered investment advisor's professional opinion regarding the inadequate regulations and third-party oversight of promotions, advertising, disclosure, and representations being made in the U.S. rare coin market today.
AUGUST 2000 UPDATE
"Hot Topics in U.S. Rare Coin Market Today"
---  An in-depth interview with Michael De Falco of De Falco Numismatic Consulting, an expert numismatist with over 30 years experience and a penchant and reputation for "telling it like it is".
SPECIAL BULLETIN #2
"When Contemplating an Investment in "Rare" U.S. Coins" Remember This," ---  An expose on two of the most hyped and over-priced rare coin hoards and treasures of our time:  the Wells Fargo 1908 No Motto Saint Gaudens and the S.S. Central America 1857-S $20 Liberty Gold.  F.T.C. where are you?
SPECIAL BULLETIN #1
"How Will Rare Coins Fare If Stocks Implode"
---  A perspective on the potential for investment dollars shifting from financial assets to tangible or hard assets during a bear market for U.S. stocks.