Tag Archive for: silver

CEO Keith Weiner Quoted in Barron’s

Barron's

Published February 2nd, CEO Keith Weiner’s commentary was featured in a Barron’s article discussing “Why Silver is Outperforming Gold” written by Myra Saefong. Monetary vs Industrial Metals Keith discusses how silver remains a monetary metal, unlike industrial metals like steel or copper. “…silver’s price correlates with gold’s better than with copper—and gold and silver are […]

Ep 47 – Lobo Tiggre: The Future of the Dollar, Gold, and Commodities

Ep 47 - Lobo Tiggre: The Future of the Dollar, Gold, and Commodities

Lobo Tiggre joins Ben and Keith LIVE in New Orleans for a special edition of the Gold Exchange podcast. Lobo is the founder and CEO of Louis James LLC, and the principal analyst and editor of IndependentSpeculator.com. Lobo breaks down why the tech sector will be hit hard by the “banana”, why the inevitable does […]

Silver Fever, or Silver Fading?

Supply and Demand Report

We finally had a resolution, of sorts, in silver. Since April 13, we have had a falling price of silver (indicated as a rising price of the dollar, as measured in silver). And along with this price trend, a growing scarcity of the metal to the market (i.e. the cobasis, the red line). Indeed, the […]

Silver Update: Scarcity Gets More Extreme

Supply and Demand Report

Listen to the audio version of this article here. Since our last silver article, the price of silver has dropped. With due respect to Frederic Bastiat, the price is the seen. The basis mostly goes unseen. We will take a look at the market data, revised for a few more days of trading. Warren Buffett, […]

The Silver Phoenix Market

Supply and Demand Report

Listen to the audio version of this article here. The price of silver hit a peak over $26.50 on March 8. It spent about a month and a half breaking down, and then the bottom fell out. It’s currently down from that peak almost 8 bucks. Breaking Down Fundamental Silver Prices However, the opposite has […]

Ep – 36 Jim Forsythe, Returning to Sound Money Sanity

Jim Forsythe

Jim Forsythe of Citizens for Sound Money joins the Gold Exchange Podcast to talk about how we can opt-out of dollars and get on the path back to sound money sanity. Keith and Jim discuss the systematic failure of public schooling, Bitcoin, what makes a better monetary system and how to get there, and the […]

Episode 8: Why The Dollar Isn’t Money – PART 2

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In a prior episode, we introduced the distinction between money and fiat currency, discussing what gives the dollar – or any fiat currency – its value. Now, we continue that conversation discussing additional characteristics of money, and illustrate how a false definition of money can lead to a corrupt state that wields blank checks. In […]

About that Spike in the Silver Price… 22 July

The price of silver has just spiked up about $2.00—that’s about 10%. All the usual suspects have been calling for silver to skyrocket. With some amusement, we have been watching ads from a guy known for savvy junior mining stock investments, who has been calling for gold to go up for a while. And recently, […]

Crouching Silver, Hidden Oil Market Report 20 Apr

The price of gold has been up steadily for the last 30 days (with a few zigs and zags), now re-attaining the high it achieved prior to the big drop in March. Gold ended the week at $1,662. Alas, it’s not quite the same story in silver, whose price drop was bigger. Now its price […]

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Gold? Market Report 16 March Part Two

In Part One, we laid out the general case for owning gold and silver, and the specifics of our current macroeconomic environment. In other words, people attempt to use the government’s debt paper as if it were money, but no one should be 100% all-in to this paper. And right now, the Fed is embarking […]