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A Few Minutes With … Bruce Walker

Bruce Walker joined Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a firm engaged in the sale and auction of rare coins and currency, in early 2015 as a World Numismatist and Cataloger. He has collected world gold coins by Friedberg catalog number since his mid-20s.

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Episode 75 with Philippe de Lapérouse – Managing Director of HighQuest Partners

Philippe de Lapérouse of High Quest Partners discusses how agricultural commodity prices vary from other (recently plunging) commodity prices for oil and steel, and the attention being paid to water resources by policy-makers, producers, and investors.

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Episode 74 with David S Abraham – Author, Entrepreneur & Advisor

In Episode 74 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, Chris Cahill discusses “The Elements of Power” — the first major book (and a very fine one) on the rare earth metals trade — with its author, David S Abraham. Niobium in steel, much of the Periodic Table in each smartphone, and in smart weaponry: what are the geopolitical risks and supply chain vagaries associated with market dominance by a few nations and players? What should investors know about time frames, extraction risks, pricing volatility risks, and the Molycorp bankruptcy? Note: approximately 4 seconds of the broadcast was conducted in the Lithuanian language.

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Episode 30 with Chad Snee

In Episode 30 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio, Chris Cahill interviews Chad Snee, Editor of Linn’s Stamp News. Their discussion centers around philately… that’s ‘stamp collecting’ to the estimated 2 million casual collectors in the U.S. Chad enlightens the AIMkts Radio audience about the classifications and qualities that may make certain stamps good investment choices, which characteristics to consider when valuing stamps, how stamp values compare to other commodities.

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Episode 22 with Ilya Zlobin

Collecting rare coins, the once-named “hobby of kings” has grown to become the “king of hobbies”, with people from all walks of life getting into the game. In Episode 22, investors will learn the basics of numismatic investing with rare coins dealer and coin expert Ilya Zlobin of Trusted Coins. Accredited Investor Markets Radio host Chris Cahill has an in-depth discussion with Zlobin about ancient coin quality and factors that affect value as well as what the coolest coins are on the market right now.

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The Most Popular Hobby in the World: A Look at Collecting Rare Stamps

The Most Popular Hobby in the World: A Look at Collecting Rare Stamps

“Few hobbies match the flexibility of stamp collecting,” according to the American Philatelic Society. “It is suitable for nearly all ages. You can collect stamps all 12 months of the year regardless of the climate where you are located. It does not require any special skills or great wealth…. Stamps also usually provide a much greater return on your investment than other hobbies.”

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Investing in Farmland

Investing in Farmland

U.S. farm real estate retained its value over the decade 2000 to 2010, despite the housing market’s tumble [see charts below]. In fact, the average value of land and buildings on farms has steadily increased since the late 1980s, with the sole exception of 2009.

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