We all remember Yukon Cornelius from the Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer animated holiday special and his incessant search for Silver and Gold. It turns out he was a pretty smart investor. The price of silver and gold fluctuates every day just like a stock. Maybe you’re sitting on a stockpile of silver and gold jewelry or home furnishings, or perhaps you’re considering investing in precious metals by watching for the price to come down so you can buy low and sell high when it goes back up. What’s the current price of silver and gold? We have up-to-date prices as well as recent price charts right here. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be a dentist, but the real money is in those gold fillings.

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Gold Prices

Everybody’s been talking about the $10,000 Gold Apple Watch lately, but that seems a bit extravagant. You don’t have to be an eccentric prospector on the Bering Sea to find gold,  it might be lying around your home. The first place to check would be any jewelry in your possession. If you have any gold necklaces, earrings, rings, or bracelets that haven’t been worn in years, then it’s time to cash out. Also, check your teeth. Those gold fillings they used to use are really made of gold. If the current price of gold is high, then it’s time to get your cash. If the current price of gold is low, then you might want to purchase some gold bars and hold onto them until the price goes back up. Check the current gold prices below.

Silver Prices

Maybe gold is a little too flashy for your lifestyle. There’s nothing wrong with silver, actually I prefer the look of silver to gold. Again, check your jewelry box first, but also your kitchen. Vintage silverware or serving trays and plates might be made of silver. Also, check your piggy bank. United States dollar coins, dimes, quarters, and half dollars struck for circulation before 1965 contain 90% silver and should not be spent on a pint of beer or a game of pinball. Also, some Eisenhower dollars have silver content. If the price of silver is currently high, then it’s time to sell these things. If the cost of silver is currently low, then it’s time to buy some silver bars.

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