Entries by Keith Weiner

Will Gold or Silver Pay the Higher Interest Rate?

This question is no longer moot. As the world moves inexorably towards the use of metallic money, interest on gold and silver will return with it. This raises an important question. Which interest rate will be higher? The Wrong Approach It’s instructive to explore a wrong, but popular, view. I call it the purchasing power […]

Monetary Metals Finances Scottsdale Precious Metals at 5.5%

Monetary Metals Finances Scottsdale Precious Metals at 5.5% True gold lease finances vintage jewelry Scottsdale, Ariz., May 2, 2017—Monetary Metals announces that it has provided gold financing to Scottsdale Precious Metals. The gross interest rate is 5.5%. Monetary Metals purchased the inventory of Scottsdale Precious Metals, and leases it back. Monetary Metals paid for it […]

Mea Culpa, Report 9 April, 2017

Dear Readers, I owe you an apology. I made a mistake. I am writing this letter in the first person, because I made the mistake. Let me explain what happened. I wrote software to calculate the gold basis and cobasis (and of course silver too). The app does not just calculate the near contract. It […]