The Gold Exchange Podcast

Episode 24: Destructive Profit vs Productive Profit

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 […]

Episode 23: The History Behind the Nixon Shock

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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, […]

Episode 22: Reimagining Physical Gold with Adam Trexler of Valaurum

Reimagining Physical Gold with Adam Trexler of Valaurum

Can there be innovation in physical gold? Absolutely! In our increasingly digital reality, innovation in the material world may seem a bit passé, but not to Dr. Adam Trexler, founder and President of Valaurum. Valaurum produces the Aurum® – the smallest verifiable unit of gold for investment available on the market today. Adam joined Keith […]

Episode 21: The Debt Reset

The Debt Reset

It’s the proverbial elephant in the room. Everybody knows it’s there, but nobody wants to talk about it. When it is discussed (which is rare), it’s brushed aside, made to look like it’s under control, or kicked a bit further down the road. Meanwhile, it just keeps growing. Those that do see it as a […]

Episode 20 – The Truth about the so-called Silver Squeeze

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The precious metals blogosphere has been lit up with the #silversqueeze story. Building on the momentum of the Reddit-born retail trade warriors made famous by squeezing the shorts in GameStop, a Wall Street Silver channel was created. And silver became the next main “squeeze”… if you will. This all started in late January, and for […]

Episode 19 – Bonus Episode! Theory of Interest and Prices Mises Conference 2021

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Keith presented his Theory of Interest and Prices at the Mises’ Austrian Economics Research Conference earlier this year. Described as one of the most interesting talks of the entire event, this episode includes his fifteen-minute presentation as well as some follow-up thoughts by Keith himself at the end. In this episode, he covers: Was Milton Friedman […]

Episode 18: Outlook for Gold 2021

Outlook for Gold for 2021

Back in February we published Gold Outlook 2021, our annual analysis of the gold and silver markets from CEO Keith Weiner. In it, Keith explained the market players, dynamics, fallacies, and drivers. He also made a call on gold and silver prices for the year. In this week’s episode of the podcast, we focus on […]

Episode 17: Why Fedcoin?

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Our recent article on Fedcoin – a digital currency being considered by the Federal Reserve – revealed the sinister and pernicious reasons behind such a move. This week’s episode of The Gold Exchange Podcast explores the topic further. In it, John Flaherty and CEO Keith Weiner discuss: Addl description of episode A little-realized distinction between […]

Episode 16: Inflation’s Inconvenient Complexities, Part 2

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In a prior episode, John Flaherty and CEO Keith Weiner discussed the intricacies of inflation, its definition, and the monetary and nonmonetary forces at play. This time, they go a little deeper. In this episode: The simplest definition of inflation How to properly measure inflation One universal belief that is absolutely wrong Two pending consequences […]

Episode 15: Inflation’s Inconvenient Complexities, Part 1

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There’s been a lot of talk of inflation lately, with predictions in the media running from one extreme to the other. Most folks define inflation simply as “rising prices.” But as John Flaherty and CEO Keith Weiner discuss in this week’s episode, it’s not that simple. There are a number of intricacies to be aware […]