Already greater volume than December with three weeks to go.
According to figures from the US Mint website sales of American Eagle gold coins – a good indicator of overall gold demand in the US – this month already add up to 85,500 ounces.
That surpasses the 76,000 ounces for the whole of December.
127,000 ounces were sold during January last year and 133,000 ounces during the same month in 2011, the only times sales had reached triple digits since 2000.
With three more weeks to go, at the current rate sales of the popular coins should easily surpass those tallies. ...