When the news came out that Florida gold and silver refinery Republic Metals Corp. had filed for bankruptcy, many were surprised to find so many other companies that hold themselves out as “gold refiners” listed on the petition as unsecured creditors. Equally jaw-dropping were the amounts Republic said it owed these companies: millions of dollars […]
Whenever I meet a new prospect, the first question I’m always asked is “What percentage do you pay?” The refining industry has focused everyone’s attention on what percentage you’re getting paid. While that is an important question, it’s flawed.
We are happy to host the 1st Coast Guard Ring Melt here at Pease & Curren this morning. Captains & Cadets were here to witness the event.
Over the last few weeks we have heard so many heartbreaking stories from our friends in Florida and Texas. We have shared posts on disaster preparation from various insurance agencies but feel the need to post our own.
Survival. Corporate longevity. Documented evidence suggests most companies, even the largest of corporations, remain in business for an average of 40 years. In fact, the average age of companies on the S&P 500 has decreased by more than 50 years over the last century. According to renowned historians the average company lifespan is now 15 […]
If you are getting paid on scrap or reclaimed jewelry materials you know how important it is to get paid on the true value of your metals. If you are paying a middleman, that is one more person getting between you and your money. Here are 5 ways to show you are NOT dealing with […]
Over the past few months we have heard of precious metals refiners closing down over violations to the Dodd-Frank legislation. Dodd-Frank as many of our readers know requires most larger companies to practice due diligence to ensure that any gold coming from certain countries is sourced properly. When refiners don’t comply with the legislation there […]
At Pease & Curren we are constantly assessing better, more efficient ways of doing things. Lately we have come across advertisements for Induction Furnaces. Induction furnaces are said to be an environmentally friendly way to refine.
Every year we are grateful to be a part of this historic event. It is a way for us to give back to our great military.
Forty-one class rings were donated this year to the West Point Association of Graduates 17th Annual Ring Melt Ceremony that will be held on February 27th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Rhode Island refinery, Pease & Curren.