Entries by Dickson Buchanan

Episode 24: Destructive Profit vs Productive Profit

This week’s episode of the Gold Exchange Podcast explores the idea of profits, and why it matters how you get them. Much of the financial world has confused the idea of profit with price appreciation. Or as we like to say, they confuse investment with speculation. Investment is deploying capital productively in a business for […]

Monetary Metals is Hiring a Staff Accountant

Monetary Metals is growing, and we’re looking for our next key hire, a Staff Accountant. We’re giving an ounce of gold to whoever refers the successful candidate. If you know the perfect candidate for this role, please follow these instructions: Email careers@monetary-metals.com with “I have a Golden Candidate” in the subject line In the body of the […]

Daniel LaCalle interviews Keith Weiner

Daniel LaCalle invited Monetary Metals’ CEO Keith Weiner on his show to discuss inflation, lockdown effects and the future macroeconomic outlook for the world and gold in particular. The conversation begins with Keith discussing the Quantity of Theory of Money and what is really to blame for recent price inflation. They moved on to discussing […]

First Gold Bond in the US in 87 Years Matures

Scottsdale, Ariz – September 23, 2021 – Monetary Metals (www.monetary-metals.com) is pleased to announce that the first gold bond issued in the United States in 87 years has matured. Investors have received back their gold principal, plus the interest they earned in gold. The bond had a one-year term, and the interest rate on invested […]

Nominal Dollar Interest vs Real Gold Interest

Are You Happy with Your Fixed Income Investments? Fixed income investing has become something like exercising on a stair climber – you’re exhausted but you haven’t gotten anywhere. Why? Yields have been falling for four decades. While interest in the U.S. dollar has not gone negative yet, it has for the Swiss franc, the euro, […]

Monetary Metals is Hiring a Front End Software Engineer

Monetary Metals is growing, and we’re looking for our next key hire: Front End Software Engineer. We’re giving an ounce of gold to whoever refers the successful candidate. If you know the perfect candidate for this role, please follow these instructions: Email careers@monetary-metals.com with “I have a Golden Candidate” in the subject line In the body of the […]

Monetary Metals Finances Jeweler’s Growth

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Monetary Metals announces a 150% increase in its financing of Gold Bullion International’s expansion of its 22- and 24-karat luxury gold jewelry collection, Auvere™. Gold Bullion International (GBI) is paying 4% on the gold lease. Leased inventory is off-balance sheet, and the jeweler avoids exposure to the price of gold. GBI completed […]

Episode 23: The History Behind the Nixon Shock

The history of the Nixon Shock doesn’t begin in 1971, it goes all the way back to 1792. As Keith wrote about in his article, Nixon’s decision to close the gold window was the culmination of a long history of bad decisions. Decisions where government repeatedly and wrongly interfered in matters of money and credit, […]

Monetary Metals Grows Quantum Metal Gold Financing

Scottsdale, Ariz – July 27, 2021 – Monetary Metals announces a 137% increase in gold lease financing to Quantum Metal, the leading provider of gold bullion through the retail bank channel in Malaysia. The one-year investment makes payments in gold to investors at an annual rate of 3%. The deal was oversubscribed by about 300%. […]