December, 2016

Epoch Times: Getting Gold Back Into the System

By Valentin Schmid, Epoch Times, December 29, 2016 Keith Weiner, CEO of Monetary Metals, … recognizes the weaknesses in the fiat-based monetary system, like close to zero interest rates for savers and too much debt. He also recommends that people hold a certain amount of gold. But he’s found that rather than waiting for a […]

Merry Christmas, Report 26 December, 2016

This will be a short Report, due to the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays (which is also why it is coming out on Monday evening Arizona time, a day later than our usual). We wish everyone a Merry Christmas! The price of gold moved sideways, whereas that of silver had a plunge on Friday. Below, […]

Fed Rate Hike Causes Gold Price Drop, Report 18 December, 2016

The price action was not what most of those in the gold community hoped for (or predicted). The price of gold dropped another $24 and that of silver nearly a whole dollar. The big news of course is that the Fed hiked rates another 25 basis points. So far, stock market speculators don’t seem to […]

Silver Smoking Gun to Stop Dishonest Dealing

Last week ZeroHedge reported on the amended London Silver Fixing Antitrust Litigation which included damaging chat logs provided by Deutsche Bank that reveal collusion between bullion bank traders to “shade”, “blade”, “muscle”, “job”, “spoof” and “snipe” the silver market. While the amended complaint only provides selected examples from the 350,000 pages of documents and 75 […]

Monetary Metals Partners With ABC Bullion

Partnership with LBMA accredited refiner lowers barrier to Asian investors SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., and SYDNEY, Dec. 13, 2016 — Monetary Metals and ABC Bullion announce that they have entered into a cooperative agreement to provide precious metals trading and storage to Monetary Metals and its clients. The agreement will help Monetary Metals onboard Australian and Asian clients, facilitate […]

Friction and Gravity, Report 11 December, 2016

The price action was mixed this week. Those hoping for dollar declines in gold terms were disappointed. However, silver gave them a sop as the price of the buck declined by one one-hundredth of a gram of silver. In Monetarist terms, gold went down $18 and silver up 11 cents. Monetarism, in its insistence that […]

Dang It Gold’s Supposed to Go Up! Report 4 December, 2016

We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The following list is by no means exhaustive: Quantitative Easing Bernanke’s Helicopter Drops Janet Yellen’s Keynesianism Obama’s Deficits (US government debt is now a hair away from $20,000,000,000—and that’s just the little part of it they put on […]