The Gold Exchange Report is Keith Weiner’s monthly commentary incorporating Keith’s unique insights into monetary science and economic theory. He riffs on markets, metals, macro and money.

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The Current Yield Curve Inversion, Explained

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The yield on the 10-year bond recently fell below the rate paid by the Fed on bank reserves. That is, a bank gets paid more to lend to the Fed for a day than to lend to the Treasury for ten years. There is not merely an inversion between the 2-year and the 10-year bonds. […]

Interest Rates Cannot Go Up Far, Or Hold for Long

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Listen to the audio version of this article here. Consumer prices have been on a tear, since early last year. Right now, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is rising at more than 8% per year. Source: St Louis Federal Reserve Conventional thinking calls for higher interest rates. It makes this call via two channels. One […]

The Russians (Propaganda) Are Coming!

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The headline reads “Moscow World Standard to Destroy LBMA’s Monopoly in Precious Metals Pricing”. Wow! Could it be? Is this it?! The gold revaluation we’ve all been waiting for! Someone, who has the power, will give us a venue in which we can sell our gold at its true price… how does $50,000 sound, eh? […]

Buy Gold, Because…

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It’s pretty, isn’t it? Gold, Liquid Gold, and Inflation Gold has a unique appearance. It is also astonishingly heavy—much heavier than it has any right to be. It’s just an inch and a quarter in diameter yet weighs 0.075 pounds. Everyone should hold one in his hand (and own a few). But that’s not why […]

Unit of Account and Current Valuations by Paul Belanger

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We’re pleased to republish this guest post by Paul Belanger. Paul is the author and owner of the website, Evidence Based Wealth, and the YouTube channel belangp, where he’s published over 10 years of research and analysis of gold. He’s also the author of Evidence Based Wealth: How to Engineer Your Early Retirement, available for […]

Investments, Speculations and Money by Paul Belanger

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We’re pleased to republish this guest post by Paul Belanger. Paul is the author and owner of the website, Evidence Based Wealth, and the YouTube channel belangp, where he’s published over 10 years of research and analysis of gold. He’s also the author of Evidence Based Wealth: How to Engineer Your Early Retirement, available for […]

Human Action in the Silver Market

Human Action Silver Market

Listen to the audio version of this article here. We have recently seen an increase in social media posts about the big increase in short positions by the bullion banks. What would motivate them to short a commodity during this period of inflation, much less a monetary metal when central banks are printing money with […]

Part II of Ukraine and Inflation, Can Russia Enact a Gold Standard?

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To listen to the audio version of this article click here. In Part I we discussed how the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine will lead to inflation, but not in the way most people think.  In Part II we discuss the possibility of Russia repudiating the dollar and going on a gold standard. […]

Ukraine and the Next Wave of Inflation, Part I

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To listen to the audio version of this article click here.  The term inflation is used by many people to mean rising consumer prices, regardless of the cause. Though most are aware of nonmonetary causes, there is a tendency to scrutinize the quantity of dollars whenever prices are rising. Milton Friedman famously said that “inflation […]

Gold Outlook Brief 2022

Gold Outlook 2022 Brief

To listen to the audio version of this article click here. This is a brief of our annual analysis of the gold and silver markets. In the full Outlook Report, we take an in-depth look at the market players, dynamics, fallacies, drivers, and finally give our predictions for gold and silver prices over the coming […]