Since silver bars are mostly traded for their silver content within, the difference between a highly recognizable silver mint versus a smaller, less recognizable silver mint is typically only a few cents per ounce. For most private investors, the important factor that influences the silver bars price remains the purity and the weight of the bar. Check the live spot price of silver daily to make the best entry in the silver market.
The U.S. is reaching record highs in debt and the tipping point may come sooner than later. In 1980, the national debt was a mere $930 billion. Today, it's over $18 trillion officially, with tens of trillions more in "off budget" debts and obligations accumulated in the last 40 years. The Federal Reserve's balance sheet now tops $4 trillion, with no end in sight to ultra-accommodative policies.