May, 2015

Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report: 31 May, 2015

Last week, we were skeptical of the alleged coming Chinese gold standard and its alleged impact on the gold price. This week, the price of gold fell $15. The price of silver fell 35 cents. We’re not aware of any Chinese silver standard rumors, but perhaps if one were to begin then the price of […]

Monetary Metals Gold to Hit $64,000 Report: 24 May, 2015

The Bloomberg headline thunders, “Chinese Gold Standard Would Need a Rate 50 Times Bullion’s Price”! The text of the article follows up on this assertion with a price of $64,000 an ounce. Since it’s common Internet Knowledge that China is moving to a gold standard, it’s a fact that gold is going to $64,000. Everyone […]

Who Is Worth More: Some Hedge Funds or All our Kindergartens?

“The top 25 hedge fund managers made more than all the kindergarten teachers in the country,” declared President Obama in a discussion of poverty at Georgetown University. Calling them “society’s lottery winners,” he proposed to hike their taxes. Predictably, battle lines have been formed between two polarized sides. One side—let’s call them the Gauche for […]

Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report: 17 May, 2015

On Wednesday, retail sales data was published. The numbers were disappointing, and markets roiled. The prices of gold and silver shot up. There was no looking back and both metals ended at their high prices for the week. The euro also jumped up, about a cent and a quarter. Now, of course, gold analysts are […]

Falling Yields, Rising Asset Prices – Rising Yields, Falling Prices

Our monetary system is failing, but explaining that isn’t easy. The most popular argument is that the dollar has falling purchasing power and rising inflation. The problem with this argument is that consumer prices aren’t skyrocketing now. So, of course, people remain skeptical. Yields across all markets were falling worldwide. This causes the income generated from assets […]

Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report: 10 May, 2015

The prices of the metals rose a little this holiday (in the UK) week. The phrase, “like watching paint dry,” comes to mind. We will keep it brief this time, though we have one observation to offer. Every dollar-thinking trader in the market is thinking the other traders should begin buying. What are China’s true […]

Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report: 3 May, 2015

For a few days early this week, it got exciting. It looked like the dollar might finally resume its collapse. The gold community was all abuzz. Was this the big gold breakout, when gold goes up and up, and gives endless profits to gold investors the way the stock market has been doing these past […]