Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report: June 16, 2013

The Last Contango Basis Report The prices of the metals rose a bit during the week, especially on Friday. But as we can see in this chart, gold is still bouncing around the low made on April 15 and silver is still below.   One cannot truly understand the gold market in terms of the [...]



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  1. dak9779 says:

    If the velocity of the M2 money supply is decreasing, does that make a case for price deflation?

    http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?id=M2V

    If so, does this make a case for dollar hoarding since M2 money supply is still increasing at the same time? Shouldn’t the money supply even if it remains positive, at least show a decline in the rate of increase?

    http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?id=M2

    Doesn’t it make sense that if there was deflation (a monetary system based off of debt) that deleveraging would decrease both the velocity and the increase in the money supply?

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