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  • It doesn’t mean that it’s not a real gold bar or coin; it is not just pure gold or 24 karat gold.

    Why Do Gold Bars And Coins Tarnish? 

    After receiving numerous calls asking why Gold bars purchased from different retailers tarnish, we understand the customer’s frustration and, more importantly, the discouragement as nobody, even the company where they bought the bullion, gave a satisfactory answer. Thus, we realize that this topic would be great for all our customers. So, first, you have to…

  • The Ministry of Truth

    By: Peter Cavelti   A few days ago, in an effort for the truth the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the formation of the Disinformation Governance Board. When Associated Press pressed them for details, they were, according to AP, rebuffed. When asked by journalists the following day, Press Secretary Jen Psaki couldn’t elaborate either,…

  • The Unintended Consequences of Sanctions

    By: Peter Cavelti   We’re in week seven of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and much has been said and written on the subject. The implications for the global political balance and the world economy are considerable. Some regions, like Europe, are affected in a very direct way, but the reverberations will be felt everywhere.…

  • The Bullion that pass the test of time

    Safety and Opportunity, stay tuned! At Express Gold Refining, we are always proud ourselves of the level of insight over the years we have shared with our customers whether they are a business to business buyers/sellers or consumers. However, when it comes to investing, the number one question has always been which one is the…

  • The real price of Gold is its insight

    Insight on why you should increase your scrap metal purchase. As a jeweller, it is not always about selling what is in your showcases but establishing relationships with your clients that are far beyond the typical transactions. Let’s face it, you are part of every important moment of their lives. When they get their first big job and…

  • The Ukraine Invasion: Implications

    By Peter Cavelti We did not think of a Russian invasion of Ukraine was imminent. While we thought Moscow’s concerns about national security were entirely justified, especially in view of NATO’s steady eastward march and U.S. missile deployments to areas bordering Russia, we view Putin’s assault as unjustifiable and ill-conceived. It is reminiscent of foreign…

  • The right time is now

    Out of all the calls, online inquiries and in-person visits, the most frequent question that everyone always asks us is when is the right time to buy or to sell! We would have won many noble prizes if we could predict such a thing. However, there are ways to come closer to the holy grail…

  • Scrap Gold – From Has No Value to True Value!

      Surely you have heard of the term “Scrap Gold” if you haven’t, it’s almost guaranteed that you have at some point either sold your old gold jewellery or thought about it. That is what “scrap gold means. It’s not so much that scrap gold has no value, but it’s a term frequently used to…

  • It Is Time To Invest in Gold

    It Is Time To Invest

    Here is what you need to know about Gold With most economies around the world opening up after pandemic restrictions and many investment products showing unprecedented results (stock market doing increasingly well, Gold prices going up), this is back to being a great time to continue investing, or this year might be the right year…

  • Gold Market Insights – Jan 2022

    According to Reuter, On January 27 of this year (2022), the World Gold Council (WGC) reported a 10% global increase for gold compared to 2020 at the same period. However, the growth is still below the pre-COVID-19 level. The WGC also reported that the end of 2021 brought a drastic increase in jewellery purchases that…

  • “Don’t forget about me!” Palladium.

    Gold and silver have always been the major players in the world of bullion investments, with gold being the obvious big brother. However, Palladium and Platinum are making their way to centre stage in popularity, proving to be as valuable and influenceable of an investment vehicle as gold and silver. You can review our recent…

  • Snowstorm – We Are Closed

    Dear clients, For the safety of employees and clients, our physical store will be closed today due to the snowstorm that has hit the GTA. Our e-commerce is 24/7, and our customer service is available to answer your calls at 416-366-4000. Stay safe.