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10 Ways To Maximize Your Return On Gold Scrap

In the last 5-6 years the number of new “Gold Refiners” opening doors had run rampant. This happened as a result of the “Cash for Gold Craze” that swept the globe. Many of these new Precious Metal consumers or processors had little to no experience in the industry,...

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Gold Rally on ECB Stimulus Not Enough to Stoke Volatility

Argor Heraeus SA-branded one kilogram gold bars are arranged for a photograph at the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society in Hong Kong. Bullion, which slid last year by the most since 1981 as some investors lost faith in the metal as a store of value, rebounded 11...

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Seattle approves $15 minimum wage

This IS big news (Seattle minimum wage to $15.00 per hr) and places Seattle's Pawnbrokers at a disadvantage...workers making more money, may not need the financial services of a pawnbroker as much. Seattle's city council on Monday unanimously approved an increase in...

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Suspects take plea in robbery of pawn shop owner

Niagara Gazette — LOCKPORT — A pair of Falls men have pleaded guilty to the bold home invasion hold-up of a Pine Avenue pawn shop owner. Edwin “Shorty” Ridgeway and Robert James Thornton each pleaded guilty to a single count of attempted first-degree robbery. Niagara...

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Attempt to Identify

This report comes with 3 messages: 1)      Be on the look out for these 4 suspects who are wanted by Police in a distraction theft. 2)      As the pictures show,it happens so fast . They file in one by one and innocently distract the sales associate. 3)      Camera...

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Banking regulators launch broad review of financial rules

Three of the nation's financial regulators on Wednesday launched a broad effort to identify rules that are unnecessary or too burdensome for banks. Under a 1996 law, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Office of the Comptroller of the...

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New practice for pawn shops in NMB

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC(WMBF) - There are only a handful of pawn shops in North Myrtle Beach, but a new ordinance will have them operating like every shop in the county. Public Safety Director Jay Fernandez explained it mirrors an ordinance already in place for Myrtle...

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EGL Intl. Identifies Synthetics Mixed With Natural Diamonds

RAPAPORT...  EGL International discovered four substantial-size synthetic diamonds mixed in with a package containing 20 diamonds submitted for grading by one of its established customers. The group's CEO, Guy D. Benhamou, noted that the four synthetic stones were...

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Lawsuit Filed Against Pastor Accused In Triple Murder

The mother of a man killed inside his pawnshop along with his wife and a client last year in Danville has filed a lawsuit against her son's alleged killer. Barbara Lewis, the mother of Michael Hockensmith, says she has filed a lawsuit against pastor Kenneth Allen...

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Lawsuit filed over pawn shop shootings in Danville

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of killing three people inside a central Kentucky pawn shop last year now faces a lawsuit filed by the mother of one of the victims. The Advocate-Messenger in Danville (http://bit.ly/1maLdub ) said Barbara Lewisfiled the lawsuit...

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2014 An Excellent Time to Sell Your Diamonds

For years now, consumers interested in recouping the value of their jewelry have focused squarely on gold, thanks to dramatic price gains that captured business headlines around the world, particularly in the wake of the global financial crisis. But given that gold...

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Business License & Permits

OBJECTIVE: Choose a suitable and available name for business and then research which licenses and permits will be required. This session reinforces the need for finding a lawyer whose practice is focused on business and then discovering what licenses and permits are...

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