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R. Bruce Korver

EDITORIALS: the Coin Dealer Newsletter

1988 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

1 July 88, Newport Beach Auction Review (reprinted in Coin World, 20 July 88: 93; and in Newport Beach Coin Show & Auction prices realized); 8 July 88, Auction Preview; 15 July 88, CDN: CCDn Indicator Debut; 22 July 88, Auction '88 Review; 26 Aug 88, Auction Preview; 2 Sept 88, Mint Set Mania (reprinted, Coin World, 21 Sept. 88); 9 Sept 88, Peach State Sale; 16 Sept 88, Mint Sets & Oechsner sale; 23 Sept 88, B & M Mann/Smedley sale; 30 Sept 88, Long Beach; 14 Oct 88, Auction driven market; 21 Oct 88, Sight Seen/Bluesheet; 28 Oct 88, Stack's Sale; 11 Nov 88, No News / Good News; 18 Nov 88, PLUS bidding; 25 Nov 88, Norweb 1893-S $1; 2 Dec 88, Kramer & Collectors; 23 Dec 88, Year-End Wishes; 

1989 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

6 Jan 89, FUN; 20 Jan 89, Liquidity; 27 Jan 89, Auction Action; 10 Feb 89, Long Beach; 24 Feb 89, PNG; 24 March 89, Market Strength; 21 Apr 89, Central States; 12 May 89, The Record!; 19 May 89, Rapid Advances; 2 June 89, G.N.A. Sale; 9 June 89, Pacific Coast Auction; 16 June 89, Occam's Razor; 23 June 89, B&M Auction; 7 July 89, Auction '89; 14 July 89, Auction '89; 28 July 89, Cash Flow Indicators; 4 Aug 89, Pre-ANA; 1 Sept 89, Stacks / B&M Auctions; 8 Sept 89, Commem Volatility; 15 Sept 89, Stack's; 22 Sept 89, B&M Kissel Sale; 6 Oct 89, Mid-American / Superior Auctions; 13 Oct 89, Long Beach Recovery; 27 Oct 89, Stack's Sale; 10 Nov 89, Market Rising; 24 Nov 89, Inflation Fears; 1 Dec 89, Holiday Gifts; 15 Dec 89, Holiday Spirit; 

1990 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

2 Feb 90, Auction Scene; 9 Feb 90, More Thans; 6 Apr 90, Central States; 13 Apr 90, Krueger Auction; 15 June 90, Stack's Sale; 6 July 90, Gold Spot chart; 13 July 90, Buyer's Market; 20 July 90, MS65 Morgans; 27 July 90, Auction '90; 3 Aug 90, Trading Increases; 10 Aug 90, Market Mood; 17 Aug 90, Auction '90; 31 Aug 90, ANA Slow; 14 Sept 90, Sight-Unseen Tumbles; 21 Sept 90, Inventory Basis; 28 Sept 90, Many Markets; 5 Oct 90, Minuses Confront Long Beach; 12 Oct 90, Amazonian Set; 19 Oct 90, Uncertainty Pervades Marketplace; 26 Oct 90, Collector Coins Dominate; 23 Nov 90, 1886-O Morgan Nets $231,000; 30 Nov 90, Cautious Optimism; 7 Dec 90, Bidding Up; 14 Dec 90, Stability Returns; 

1991 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

4 Jan 91, Upbeat Start; 11 Jan 91, Positive Psychology; 18 Jan 91, Plus Signs Climb; 25 Jan 91, Steady Market; 1 Feb 91, Coins Continue Climb; 8 Feb 91, Long Beach Show; 15 Feb 91, Plus Signs Continue; 22 Feb 91, Market Pace Slows; 1 Mar 91, ANA-PNG Convention; 8 Mar 91, Market Mixed; 15 Mar 91, Asks & Sells; 22 Mar 91, Collector Activity; 29 Mar 91, Sometimes Up; Sometimes Down; 5 Apr 91, Adjustments Mixed; 12 Apr 91, Discounted Sells; 19 Apr 91, Collector Coins; 26 Apr 91, Want Lists Grow; 3 May 91, Seeks Equilibrium; 10 May 91, Selected Issues Rise; 17 May 91, Central State's Market; 24 May 91, Silver Commem Record; 31May 91, Long Beach; 7 June 91, Buyer's Long Beach; 14 June 91, Proof & Mint Sets; 21 June 91, Bullion Impacts; 28 June 91, Selective Activity; 5 July 91, Collector Market Shines; 12 July 91, 100th ANA; 19 July 91, Shepherd Commems; 26 July 91, Dealers Awaiting ANA; 2 Aug 91, Discounted Sells; 9 Aug 91, Market Direction?; 16 Aug 91, $100K Lafayette; 23 Aug 91, Collectors Dominate ANA; 30 Aug 91, Seeking Equilibrium; 6 Sept 91, Mint Gold Advances; 13 Sept 91, Buying Opportunities; 20 Sept 91, Plus Signs Reappearing; 27 Sept 91, Activity Picking Up; 4 Oct 91, Collector's Long Beach; 11 Oct 91, Market Active; Page 3 Graph Intro; 18 Oct 91, Long Beach Highlights; Page 3 Graph Intro; 25 Oct 91, Market Sluggish; 1 Nov 91, Lethargy Continues; 8 Nov 91, Market Staggering; 15 Nov 91, Election Chart; 6 Dec 91, Sight-Seen Bidding; 13 Dec 91, Morgans Pick Up; 20 Dec 91, Dollars Bright;

1992 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

3 Jan 92, Collecting Should Be Fun; 10 Jan 92, FUN Optimism; 17 Jan 92, Good News Thrice; 24 Jan 92, Gold Advances; 31 Jan 92, Long Beach Looms Brighter; 7 Feb 92, Superior Half Cents; 14 Feb 92, Long Beach Trade Fest; 21 Feb 92, Prices Rising; 28 Feb 92, Market Strengthening; 6 March 92, Trompeter Triumphs; 13 March 92, Rises Attract Quality; 20 March 92, Solidity Increases; 27 March 92, Trades Needed; 3 Apr 92, Activity Continues; 10 Apr 92, Silver Commems Advance; 17 Apr 92, Segmented Strengths; 24 Apr 92, Commems Rally; 1 May 92, Focus on Central States; 8 May 92, Market Buoyed; 15 May 92, Medallic Records; 22 May 92, Profit Taking; 29 May 92, Sells Driving Market; 5 June 92, Auction Strength; 12 June 92, Long Beach Mixed; 19 June 92, Slowdown Continues; 26 June 92, Discounted Sells; 3 July 92, No Fireworks; 10 July 92, Cool Breezes; 17 July 92, Silver Commem Opportunities; 24 July 92, ANA Prospects Brighten; 31 July 92, Buyer's ANA; 7 Aug 92, Collector Want Lists; 14 Aug 92, Orlando ANA; 21 Aug 92, Resigned to Slow Temp; 28 Aug 92, Inventories Positioned for Selling; 4 Sept 92, Bid & Ask Spreads; 11 Sept 92, Bids Dropping; 18 Sept 92, Auction Activity; 25 Sept 92, Autumn Doldrums?; 2 Oct 92, Sight-Seen Premiums; 9 Oct 92, Buyer's Market; 16 Oct 92, Long Beach Wholesaling; 23 Oct 92, Long Beach = Sight-Seen; 30 Oct 92; Starr: Sight-Seen & Raw; 6 Nov 92, Silver Commem Laggards; 13 Nov 92, Mint Gold Strong; 20 Nov 92, Selective Bidding Strength; 27 Nov 92, Gold Commems Rallying; 4 Dec 92, Market Optimism; 11 Dec 92, Holiday Cheer Continues; 18 Dec 92, Upbeat Ending. 

1993 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

1 Jan 93, Grow Profits With Hobby; 8 Jan 93, New Market for 93?; 15 Jan 93, FUN Active; 22 Jan 93, Starr Part II; 29 Jan 93, Optimism at Long Beach; 5 Feb 93, Long Beach Market Support; 12 Feb 93, Long Beach Crowded; 19 Feb 93, Improvement Continues; 26 Feb 93, Bidding Strengthens; 5 Mar 93, NYC To Host Auctions; 12 Mar 93, Collector Coins Top Want Lists; 19 Mar 93, Wholesale Mid-Winter ANA; 26 Mar 93, Stack's/Bowers & Merena Sales; 2 Apr 93, Bid/Ask Spreads Tighten; 9 Apr 93, Circ Commems Strong; 16 Apr 93, Selective Bidding Spreads; 23 Apr 93, Collectors Enjoy Walkers; 30 Apr 93, Collector Coins Strong; 7 May 93, C.S.N.S. Spring Tradition; 14 May 93, Stack's Sale; 21 May 93, Bullion & Politics; 28 May 93, C.S.N.S. Active; 4 June 93, LA 'Coinfest': 11 June 93, Solid Long Beach; 18 June 93, Market Steady; 25 June 93, Supply Uncovered; 2 July 93, Bids Up, Activity Down; 9 July 93, Selective Increases; 16 July 93, Hot Baltimore Expected; 23 July 93, Sight-Seen Baltimore Predicted; 30 July 93, A.N.A. Week; 6 Aug 93, Steady A.N.A.; 13 Aug 93, Dealers Focus on Selling; 20 Aug 93, Quiet Selling Market; 27 Aug 93, Bidding Continues Weak; 3 Sept 93, Summer Doldrums Continue; 10 Sept 93, Proof & Mint Sets Adjusting; 17 Sept 93, Stack's Sale Strong; 24 Sept 93, Two-Tier Market; 1 Oct 93, Bidding Still Lagging; 8 Oct 93, Long Beach Delights Buyers; 15 Oct 93, Hawn's Dynamic Duo; 22 Oct 93, Hawn Sale Sets Records; 29 Oct 93, Guarded Optimism in Market; 5 Nov 93, Nudging Towards Solidity; 12 Nov 93, Slow & Steady Progress; 19 Nov 93, Dealers Feeling Positive; 26 Nov 93, Little News IS Good News; 3 Dec 93, Specializing Buyers; 10 Dec 93, Holiday Activity; 17 Dec 93, Want Lists Wanted; 24 Dec 93, FUN to Spark 1994?

1994 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 


7 Jan 94, Optimism at FUN; 14 Jan 94, Active Buying at FUN; 21 Jan 94, Long Beach: Bid & Bourse; 28 Jan 94, Auctions Strong; 4 Feb 94, Long Beach Here; 11 Feb 94, Long Beach Active; 18 Feb 94, Bidding Activity Increasing; 25 Feb 94, Activity on Upswing; 4 Mar 94, Sunderland Patterns Star; 11 Mar 94, Collector Coins Dominate Demand; 18 Mar 94, Collector Coins Buoy Market; 25 Mar 94, Hawaiian Coinage; 1 Apr 94, Stack's Sale $2 Million; 8 Apr 94, Dow Plummets, Dow Soars; 15 Apr 94, Central States Busy; 22 Apr 94, No News Is Solid News; 29 Apr 94, Steady Market; 6 May 94, B&M Patterns; 13 May 94, Collector Coins Continue Constant; 20 May 94, 5,000+ Auction Lots; 27 May 94, Collector's Long Beach?; 3 June 94, Collector Coins Strong; 10 June 94, Solid Long Beach; 17 June 94, Proof Sets Strong; 24 June 94, Challenging Coin Market; 1 July 94, Discounted Selling; 8 July 94, Circ Commems Attractive; 15 July 94, Hard Year for Gold; 22 July 94, Buffalo Enthusiasm; 29 July 94, Detroit ANA; 5 Aug 94, ANA Fair to Fabulous; 12 Aug 94, Proof Set Demand; 19 Aug 94, Silver Commemoratives; 26 Aug 94, Heroes In A Quiet Market; 2 Sept 94, Collector Demand Steady; 9 Sept 94, Mid-Atlantic Scene; 16 Sept 94, Modern Commems Trade Briskly; 23 Sept 94, B&M Sale Shaves $3 Million; 30 Sept 94, October Long Beach; 7 Oct 94, Gold on Want Lists; 14 Oct 94, Long Beach Timing Right; 21 Oct 94, Strength Yielding Advances; 28 Oct 94, Stack's Stack Sale; 4 Nov 94, Holiday Shopping Starts; 11 Nov 94, Early Walkers Strengthen; 18 Nov 94, Neither Increases Nor Discounts; 25 Nov 94, Holiday Market Lively; 2 Dec 94, Holiday Gift Buying; 9 Dec 94, Quality Coins, Quality Prices; 16 Dec 94, Perry Collection Auction; 23 Dec 94, Year Closes Steady;

1995 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

6 Jan 95, 40th Annual FUN; 13 Jan 95, FUN Reports Positive; 20 Jan 95, Long Beach Auctions; 27 Jan 95, Generic Gold Demand; 3 Feb 95, Jan Gold Moving Around; 10 Feb 95, Long Beach Warm; 17 Feb 95, March Auction Highlights; 24 Feb 95, Selective Advances Stoke Optimism; 3 Mar 95, ANA Early Spring; 10 Mar 95, ANA Positive; 17 Mar 95, 1995 Doubled Die Cent; 24 Mar 95, Stack's Stack Sale; 31 Mar 95, Steady, No Surprises; 7 Apr 95, ICTA Leads Fight; 14 Apr 95, Mint Gold in Demand; 21 Apr 9, Bullion Excites Market; 28 Apr 95, Bidders Like Current Levels; 5 May 95, Quality Gold Supply Short; 12 May 95, Spring Rally Continues; 19 May 95, Mint Gold & Dollars; 28 May 95, Strong Gold Demand; 2 June 95, Long Beach Gold; 9 June 95, Long Beach Solid; 16 June 95, Looking for Summer Buyers; 23 June 95, Steady Market; 30 June 95, Summer Demand; 7 July 95, Mint Sets Hot; 14 July 95, "Bullion" Shines; 21 July 95, Top Ten Reasons; 28 July 95, Auction Opportunities; 4 Aug 95, Steady, Steady, Steady; 11 Aug 95, Anaheim Around Corner; 18 Aug 95, ANA Opens; 25 Aug 95, Solid ANA; 1 Sept 95, Digesting ANA Buys; 8 Sept 95, Healthy Rolls; 15 Sept 95, Quiet ANA; 22 Sept 95, Silver Commem Demand; 29 Sept 95, Long Beach Tax Man; 6 Oct 95, Stack's 60th Anniversary; 13 Oct 95, Quiet Long Beach; 20 Oct 95, Stack's 60th $5.1 Mil; 27 Oct 95, Washington Showdown; 3 Nov 95, The Coin Business; 10 Nov 95, Auction Rarities; 17 Nov 95, Buyer's Market; 24 Nov 95, Sight-Seen Stronger; 1 Dec 95, Holiday Cheer; 8 Dec 95, Numisma '95; 15 Dec 95, Heritage Highlights; 22 Dec 95, Buyer's FUN; 

1996 "Greysheet", The Market in Depth 

5 Jan 96, Selective Demand at FUN.; 12 Jan 96, Good News From FUN.; 19 Jan 96, Gavel to Gavel; 26 Jan 96, $400 Gold Driving; 2 Feb 96, Anticipating Gold; 9 Feb 96, Gold Moves Long Beach; 16 Feb 96, Market Welcomes Pluses; 23 Feb 96, Mixed Market Mingles; 1 Mar 96, Goin' Steady; 8 Mar 96, Gold Sliding; 15 Mar 96, Collectors Follow Signs; 22 Mar 96, Steady Eye on Steady Market; 


EDITORIALS: the Certified Coin Dealer newsletter

1988 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

1 July 1988, Plus signs Pepper; reprinted in The Coin Dealer Newsletter - A Study in Rare Coin Price Performance, 1963-1988, ed. by Q. David Bowers; 26 Aug 88, Market Leadership; 2 Sept. 88, Leadership Vacuum; 9 Sept 88, Market Volatility; 30 Sept 88, Lee/Shaffer & Sight-Seen; 14 Oct 88, Sight-Seen Trend; 21 Oct 88, Sight-Seen & Value; 30 Sept 88, Lee & Shaffer Collections Sale, Sight-Seen; 7 Oct 88, Auction Strategies; 14 Oct 88, Sight-Seen Trend; 21 Oct 88, Value & Sight-Seen Bids; 4 Nov 88, Vantage  Auctions; 11 Nov 88, Motivators; 18 Nov 88, Regrading Certified; 25 Nov 88, Coin Values; 9 Dec 89, Market Balance; 16 Dec 88, Market Depth; 

1989 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

6 Jan 89, FUN; 13 Jan 89, Generics; 20 Jan 89, Innovations; 27 Jan 89, Marathon; 3 Feb 89, Connoisseur's; 10 Feb 89, Norweb 1893-S; 17 Feb 89; Cartwheels; 24 Feb 89, Bid-Ups; 10 Mar 89, New Buyers; 17 Mar 89, Wall Street; 24 March 89, Sight-Unseen; 14 Apr 89, Holding Inventory; 21 Apr 89, HOT Market; 28 Apr 89, Market Supplies; 5 May 89, Dramatic Gains; 12 May 89, Generic Increases; 19 May 89, Generics Dip; 26 May 89, Roller Coaster; 2 June 89, Long Beach Jitters; 9 June 89, Market "Corrections"; 16 June 89, Continued Volatility; 23 June 89, No News; 30 June 89, Good News; 7 July 89, Sight-Unseen Changes?; 14 July 89, Summer Slowdowns; 21 July 89, Low Population Frauds; 28 July 89, Bids Returning; 4 Aug 89, Morgan Sells Move Market; 11 Aug 89, Market Efficiency; 18 Aug 89, Activity Plusing; 25 Aug 89, Market Psyche; 1 Sept 89, Want Lists; 8 Sept 89, Healthy Market; 15 Sept 89, Bidding Stalls; 29 Sept 89, Declining Bids; 6 Oct 89, Heifetz Sale; 13 Oct 89, Long Beach Rebounds; 3 Nov 89, Market Sizzles; 10 Nov 89, Plus Signs; 17 Nov 89, Bidding Escalates; 24 Nov 89, Current Levels; 1 Dec 89, Coaster Dips; 8 Dec 89, Mixed Trading Summary: 15 Dec 89, Slow Holiday Market; 22 Dec 89, Decade of Innovation;

1990 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

26 Jan 90, CA Auctions; 2 Feb 90, Market Plusing; 9 Feb 90, Long Beach; 23 Feb 90, Momentum Building; 2 Mar 90, Walker Activity; 16 Mar 90, Minuses Sprinkle; 23 Mar 90, No Continuity; 30 Mar 90, Bids Slashed; 6 Apr 90, Market Consolidation; 13 Apr 90, Central States; 20 Apr 90, Proof-65 Type; 27 Apr 90, Adjacent Grade Spreads; 4 May 90, Buying Opportunities; 11 May 90, Market Uncertain; 18 May 90, PCGS Expert Computer Grading; 25 May 90, Boys Town Sale; 1 June 90, King of Siam; 15 June 90, Graphs Introduction;  22 June 90, Market Mixed, Chart Introduction; 29 June 90, Summertime Blahs; 6 July 1990, Lethargy; High-Relief chart; 13 July 90, Minus Count Climbs; 20 July 90, Activity Picks Up; 27 July 90, Auction '90; 3 Aug 90, Plus Signs Return; 10 Aug 90, Seattle ANA; 17 Aug 90, Auction '90; 24 Aug 90, Market Dips - FTC; 31 Aug 90, ANA Time to Think; 7 Sept 90, Market Slide Continues; 14 Sept 90, Plus Signs Increase; 21 Sept 90, Sight-Unseen Erosion; 28 Sept 90, CCDn Coin Market Index; 5 Oct 90, Uncertain Long Beach; 12 Oct 90, Amazonian Set; 19 Oct 90, Sight-Unseen Disappears; 26 Oct 90, Sight-Unseen Questioned; 2 Nov 90, Asks Driving Activity; 9 Nov 90, Recession Fears; 16 Nov 90, Selective Strengthening; 23 Nov 90, Bids Rising; 30 Nov 90, Sight-Unseen Strengthening; 7 Dec 90, Positive Attitudes; 14 Dec 90, Activity Steady; 21 Dec 90, Active Market

1991 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

4 Jan 91, Market Strengthening; 11 Jan 91, Positive Trading Note; 18 Jan 91, Climb Continues; 25 Jan 91, Bids Strengthening; 1 Feb 91, Sight-Unseen Surges; 8 Feb 91, Bid Escalation; 15 Feb 91, Market Steadies; 22 Feb 91, Selected Areas Rising; 1 Mar 91, Declines from Discounted Sells; 8 Mar 91, Market Direction Changing; 15 Mar 91, Market Driven by Asks & Sells; 22 Mar 91, Buying Opportunities; 29 Mar 91, Market Reverses Again; 5 Apr 91, Timing Important; 12 Apr 91, Discounted Sells Drive; 19 Apr 91, Plus Signs Appear; 26 Apr 91, Sight-Seen Discussions; 3 May 91, Sight-Unseen Lower; 10 May 91, Selected Bids Defy Naysayers; 17 May 91, Lowered Sells Overshadow; 24 May 91, Long Beach Bourse; 31 May 91, 1794 $1 At $506K; 7 June 91, Buyer's Long Beach; 14 June 91, Sells Lowering Bids; 21 June 91, Market Stable; 28 June 91, Selective Demand; 5 July 91, Summer Doldrums; 12 July 91, ANA Convention; 19 July 91, "THE" Commem Set; 26 July 91, Morgan Bid Drops Below $100; 2 Aug 91, Best Time To Buy Coins; 9 August 91, ANA Sluggish Market; 16 Aug 91, Shepherd Sale; 23 Aug 91, Sight-Seen Satisfies Spenders; 30 Aug 91, Mint Gold Type Advances; 6 Sept 91, Generics Solidify; 13 Sept 91, Higher Bids-Lower Sells; 20 Sept 91, Collector's Long Beach; 27 Sept 91, Market Stability Improves; 4 Oct 91, Market Strengthening; 11 Oct 91, Long Beach Predictions; 18 October 91, Spotty Long Beach; 25 Oct 91, Bids Drop; 1 Nov 91, Market Sluggish; 8 Nov 91, Price Slide Continues; 1991 Survey: Should the Bluesheet Change? Should the Bluesheet Change? Survey 2; 15 Nov 91, Slow Market; 22 Nov 91, Morgans Surge; 6 Dec 91, Sight-Seen Activity; 13 Dec 91, Dollar Demand; 20 Dec 91, Better Forgotten; 

1992 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

3 Jan 92, Positive Interest; 10 Jan 92, Good News for FUN; 17 Jan 92, Bullish '92?; 31 Jan 92, Momentum; 7 Feb 92, Slabs Sizzle; 14 Feb 92, Long Beach Success; 21 Feb 92, Market Rebounds; 28 Feb 92, Trompeter Sells; 6 Mar 92, Selective Demand; 13 March 92, Pluses Pepper; 20 March 92, Bidding Rally; 27 Mar 92, Silver Commems Sizzle; 3 Apr 92, Rally Support; 10 Apr 92, Peace Dollars Climb; 17 Apr 92, Central States Optimism; 24 Apr 92, Bids Climbing; 1 May 92, Recovery?; 8 May 92, Dealers Selling; 15 May 92, Market Consolidating; 22 May 92, Profit-Taking; 29 May 92, Long Beach Uncertain; 5 June 92, Auction Week; 12 June 92, "Wait & See" Attitudes; 19 June 92, "Buying-In?"; 26 June 92, Selective Buying; 3 July 92, Market Cools; 10 July 92, Marketing Tips; 17 July 92, Cherry-Picking; 24 July 92, Bourse & Block; 31 July 92, Some Plus Signs; 7 Aug 92, Collector's ANA; 14 Aug 92, Superior Gems; 21 Aug 92, Orlando Auctions Shine; 28 Aug 92, Slowdown Outlast Summer?; 4 Sept 92, Discounted Market; 11 Sept 92, Trades Driving Market; 18 Sept 92, Gobrecht's Dollar; 25 Sept 92, "Worth" Important; 2 Oct 92, Activity Confronts Liquidity; 9 Oct 92, Long Beach Buying Opportunities; 16 Oct 92, Gold Star at Long Beach?; 23 Oct 92, Starr Highlights; 30 Oct 92, Mint Gold Moving; 6 Nov 92, Activity Increasing; 13 Nov 92, Gold Type Leads Market; 20 Nov 92, Gold Profits; 27 Nov 92, B&M Miller Sale; 4 Dec 92, Gold Soaring; 11 Dec 92, Gold Motivating Market; 18 Dec 92, Mini Review of '92.

1993 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

1 Jan 93, FUN Show Morgan Auction; 8 Jan 93, MS Gold at FUN; 15 Jan 93, FUN Ends Strong; 22 Jan 93, Triple Auction Review; 29 Jan 93, Silver Commems Strengthen; 5 Feb 93, King of Siam Brings $1.8 Million; 12 Feb 93, Active Long Beach; 19 Feb 93, Buyers & Sellers Define Value; 26 Feb 93, Trading Activity Strong; 5 Mar 93, Market Steady/Watching Mint State Gold; 12 Mar 93, Activity Increasing; 19 Mar 93, Collector Support for Commemoratives; 26 Mar 93, Market Stead, Demand Drops; 2 Apr 93, Right Coin At Right Time; 9 Apr 93, Selective Equilibrium; 16 Apr 93, Market Turning Point?; 23 Apr 93, Anxious Sellers Lose; 30 Apr 93, Mint State Gold Leads; 7 May 93, Selective Market; 14 May 93, Action & Example Set Value; 21 May 93, C.S.N.S. Golden; 28 May 93, Gold Drives Market; 4 June 93, Gold Swings; 11 June 93, Solid Long Beach; 18 June 1993, Market Firm, Selective; 25 June 1993, Supplies Increasing; 2 July 93, Type Advancing; 9 July 93, Selective Rises; 16 July 93, 'Gearing Up' For A.N.A.; 23 July 93, Lighter Market Trading; 30 July 93, A.N.A. Active, Steady; 6 Aug 93, A.N.A. Ends Upbeat; 13 Aug 93, Selling Occupies Dealers; 20 Aug 93, Limited Bidding; 27 Aug 93, Market Steady but 'Iffy'; 3 Sept 93, Market Momentum Muddled; 10 Sept 93, Demand Continues Weak; 17 Sept 93, Discounted Sells Dominating; 24 Sept 93, Market Slide Continues; 1 Oct 93, Market Values Holding; 8 Oct 93, Soft Market; 15 Oct 93, Want Lists Support Activity; 22 Oct 93, Market Signals Mixed; 29 Oct 93, Bright Spots Developing; 5 Nov 93, Retail Fostering Recovery; 12 Nov 93, Type reflects Uncertainties; 19 Nov 93, Slowly Strengthening; 26 Nov 93, Certified at B&M Auction; 3 Dec 93, Rally Stalling?; 10 Dec 93, Holiday Breather; 17 Dec 93, Market Steady & Quiet; 24 Dec 93, Certification Integral to Success;

1994 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

7 Jan 94, Buffaloes Bang; 14 Jan 94, Rothenberger Commems; 21 Jan 94, Certified Long Beach; 28 Jan 94, Sight-Seen Slabs Sell; 4 Feb 94, Slow Market vs. Long Beach Heat; 11 Feb 94, Selected Rises; 18 Feb 94, Activity Climbing, Not Bids; 25 Feb 94, Activity Increasing; 4 Mar 94, Steady Demand Sought; 11 Mar 94, Stability Foundation for Growth; 18 Mar 94, Buffaloes Rising; 25 Mar 94, Mint State Laggards; 1 Apr 94, Proof Type Holding; 8 Apr 94, CMI Rising; 15 Apr 94, Bids Solidify; 22 Apr 94, Buffaloes Climbing; 29 Apr 94, Steady, Steady, Steady; 6 May 94, Buffaloes Hog Spotlight; 13 May 94, Market Steady; 20 May 94, Buffalo Stampede; 27 May 94, Long Beach Stars?; 3 June 94, Steady Encourages Collectors; 10 June 94, Post Long Beach Quiet; 17 June 94, Mint State Leaders; 24 June 94, Buffs & Mint Gold Strengthen; 1 July 94, Buffs & Gold Again; 8 July 94, Buffs Soar, Rest Snore; 15 July 94, Beverly Hills Collection; 22 July 94, ANA Nears; 29 July 94, Detroit Steady; 5 Aug 94, Beverly Hill Matte Proofs; 12 Aug 94, Time to Buy Rarities?; 19 Aug 94, MS Gold Active; 26 Aug 94, Buffaloes Climb Again; 2 Sept 94, Buffs & Gold Again; 9 Sept 94, Gold Slabs at Auction; 16 Sept 94, Minuses Mask Market; 23 Sept 94, Buffs Again!; 30 Sept 94, MS Gold Again!; 7 Oct 94, Long Beach Fest; 14 Oct 94, Heritage Auctions $4 Million; 21 Oct 94, First Electricity; 28 Oct 94, Selective Enthusiasm; 4 Nov 94, Specialty Series Score; 11 Nov 94, Morgans & the Market; 18 Nov 94, Gold Commem Laggards; 25 Nov 94, Holiday Season Steady; 

1995 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

6 Jan 95, Hobby Future Lies With History; 13 Jan 95, Sight-Unseen Selective; 20 Jan 95, Market Quiet; 27 Jan 95, Cash Customers King; 3 Feb 95, Butterfield-Johnson-Gillio; 10 Feb 95, Long Beach Quietly Successful; 17 Feb 95, Sight-Seen Trading Higher; 24 Feb 95, Mini-Surge from Demand; 3 March 95, Strengthening Market; 10 Mar 95, ANA Early Spring; 17 Mar 95, Holding Pattern Continues; 24 Mar 95, Balanced Trading Defines Market; 31 Mar 95, Selective Demand Offsets Declines; 7 Apr 95, Mint Gold Rises; 14 Apr 95, Selected Series Hot; 21 Apr 95, CMI Rises; 28 Apr 95, More Segments Strengthen; 5 May 95, Certified Auction Highlights; 12 May 95, Steady Market Strengthens; 19 May 95, Market Stronger; 26 May 95, Coins in Supply; 2 June 95, Auctions Attract Demand; 9 June 95, Lower Gold Brakes Rally; 16 June 95, Supply Adequate; 23 June 95, Steady Is As Steady Does; 7 July 95, Mercury Dimes Reflect Market; 14 July 95, Pluses Punctuate; 21 July 95, ANA to ANAheim; 28 July 95, Certified Auction Highlights; 4 Aug 95, Auctions, Auctions, Auctions; 11 Aug 95, Moving Coins; 18 Aug 95, Dealers at Disneyland; 25 Aug 95, ANA Rush to Quality; 1 Sept 95, Long Term Winners; 8 Sept 95, Gold Booms; 15 Sept 95, Amazing Auctions; 22 Sept 95, Bids Bouncing Back; 29 Sept 95, Heritage Highlights; 6 Oct 95, Long Beach Buying Background; 13 Oct 95, Collector Coins Lead Market; 20 Oct 95, Market Slow & Active; 27 Oct 95, Discounted Sells Mask Strength; 10 Nov 95, Stability, Stability, Stability; 17 Nov 95, Bolen Dimes Glitter; 1 Dec 95, Market Encourages Examination; 8 Dec 95, Branch Mint Gold; 15 Dec 95, Proof Type Steady; 22 Dec 95, Quiet at Year's End;

1996 "Bluesheet" Commentary 

5 Jan 96, Auction Month to Remember; 12 Jan 96, Solid FUN Show; 19 Jan 96, Mint Gold Up; 26 Jan 96, Mint Gold Still Up; 2 Feb 96, PCGS 10th Anniversary; 9 Feb 96, Gold Still Over $400; 16 Feb 96, 23 Feb 96, Steady As She Goes; 1 Mar 96, Selective Surges; 8 Mar 96, Market Holding; 15 Mar 96, As Gold Goes; 22 Mar 96, ANA Steady; 29 Mar 96, Selective Demand; 5 April 96, Coins Moving, Prices Steady; 


EDITORIALS: the CCDn ASKSHEET

"ASKSHEET" Commentary 

Introducing ASKSHEET, Nov 1990
ASKSHEET Reflects Higher Sells, Dec 1990
Rising Bids Swamp Asks, Jan 1991
Rising Bids Dominate Market, Feb 1991
Rising Bids Pushing Asks Higher, Mar 1991
Asks Reflect Market Uncertainties, April 1991
Role of Asks Still Uncertain, May 1991
Asks -- An Integral Market Force, July 1991
Discounted Sells Continue to Drive Pricing, Aug 1991
Market Continues to Slide, Sept 1991
Market Stability Increasing, Oct 1991
Market Active But Lower, Nov 1991
Marketing & Trading Lower, Dec 1991
1992: The Year of the Sell?, Jan 1992
1992: The Year of the Bid?, Feb 1992
Trades Defining Market, March 1992
Market Rise Continues, April 1992
Bid-Ask Spreads Telling, May 1992
Market Orientation Shifting to Asks, June 1992

The CCDn ASKSHEET was merged into the CCDn in late June 1992