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Interest Rates Cannot Go Up Far, Or Hold for Long

Gold Exchange Report

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 […]

Ep 39 – Tavi Costa: Breaking Down the Pressures on the Market

Episode 39 Tavi Costa

Tavi Costa of Crescat Capital joins Keith and Dickson on the Gold Exchange Podcast to talk about the current state of the market, investing in good times and bad, and what future indicators to watch. Connect with Tavi on Twitter: @TaviCosta Connect with Keith Weiner and Monetary Metals on Twitter: @RealKeithWeiner @Monetary_Metals Additional Resources Fed […]

Smart Investor Interviews Keith Weiner

Smart Investor Germany

Ralph Malisch of Smart Investor, interviewed CEO of Monetary Metals, Keith Weiner on the economic issues facing the global economies. Keith explained the reason for the disappointing price development in gold as of late, and what would make the price rise again. ” Unfortunately, many have bought gold using leverage and are facing margin calls, […]

Open Letter to Crispin Odey

I am writing in response to the comments you made in a letter to investors yesterday, which were widely reported. You have set the gold community afire, with claims that are not new and not true. So I shall attempt to douse the flames. As everyone knows, President Roosevelt outlawed the ownership of gold in […]

Monetary Metals Gold Brief 2020

We apologize for not posting articles during January. We have been busy, and going forward will publish a separate Market Report every Monday morning plus macroeconomics essays later in the week, as time permits.   This is our annual analysis of the gold and silver markets. We look at the market players, dynamics, fallacies, drivers, […]

Monetary Metals Gold Outlook 2020

This is our annual, for-subscribers-only, analysis of the gold and silver markets. We look at the market players, dynamics, fallacies, drivers, and finally give our predictions for the prices of the metals over the coming year. Introduction Predicting the likely path of the prices of the metals in the near term is easy. Just look […]

Keith Interviewed by Mises.org, Jay Taylor, and Kerry Lutz

Mises.Org Podcast https://mises.org/library/why-gold-still-matters “Central bankers dismiss gold as a relic, even as they buy up more of it. Politicians dismiss gold as money they don’t control and can’t expand. Holders dismiss gold as outdated tech. And investors dismiss gold as a static metal paying no yields. So why does gold still matter? Why does it […]

We Need a Free Market in Interest Rates

We do not have a free market in interest rates today. We have not had one since the creation of the Fed in 1913. The Fed began buying bonds almost immediately, which pushes up the price and hence pushes down the interest rate. However, as I discuss in my theory of interest and prices, the […]

Illicit Arbitrage Cut by Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Report 3 Sep 2018

This week, we are back to our ongoing series on capital destruction. Let’s consider the simple transaction of issuing a bond. Party X sells a bond to Party Y. We will first offer something entirely uncontroversial. If the interest rate rises after Y buys the bond, then Y takes a loss. Or if the interest […]