Tag Archive for: silver

Intraday Price Analysis, 10 Nov 2017

In this article, we show intraday graphs of both metals for Friday’s price action and provide our analysis of the basis moves. This is the February gold contract basis plotted with price. Times are GMT. It is interesting how the basis looks like it wants to fall long before the price does. So there is […]

Intraday Price Spike and Crash Analysis, 1 and 3 Nov 2017

In this article, we show intraday graphs of both metals for Wedneday’s price spike and Friday’s price crash, and provide our analysis of the basis moves. Here is the gold intraday graph for Wednesday November 1. This is our recurrent pattern. Basis rising with price, though we read it as reluctant to fall when price […]

Gold and Silver Get Powelled, 27 Oct 2017

On Friday’s “Powell Spike”, somebody thought Powell would be good for gold. The price rallied four bucks in a minute, and then another three bucks within 8 minutes. But who? Was it stackers loading up on coins, prepping for inflatiocalypse? Or was it speculators loading up on leverage, betting on futures? And how can we […]

What Made Silver Go Up, Update 20 Oct 2017

Silver’s move on October 19th was more extreme than gold’s (see here for an explanation of gold’s price action). The price move was four times as great. What of the basis move? The basis move was also correspondingly larger: 30bps vs. 7bps. Again, it uncannily tracks the price. Unlike gold—for whatever it’s worth—the silver basis […]

Thoughtful Disagreement with Ted Butler

Dear Mr Butler: In your article of 2 October, entitled Thoughtful Disagreement, you say, “someone will come up with the thoughtful disagreement that makes the body of my premise invalid or the price of silver will validate the premise by exploding.” I will take you up on your request. You state your case in this […]

Monetary Metals Fund Leases Silver at 1%

Gold Exponential Fund utilizes Monetary Metals leasing program Scottsdale, Ariz, September 7, 2017—Monetary Metals announces that its Gold Exponential Fund™ is leasing silver at a cost of 1% per annum. By leasing metal, the Fund adds a fixed-cost tier to its capital structure. The Fund has access to leverage at a rate well under LIBOR, […]

Gold Exponential Fund Lease #1 (Gold & Silver)

Monetary Metals’ Gold Exponential Fund™ provides a way for investors to own gold and earn a yield, by trading between gold and silver. The Fund seeks to lease metal to enhance returns by swapping leased metal for the opposite metal and at the end of the lease, the metal is traded back and returned to […]

Monetary Metals Finances Scottsdale Precious Metals Silver at 5.75%

True silver lease finances vintage silver jewelry SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 1, 2017 – Monetary Metals announces that it has provided silver financing to Scottsdale Precious Metals. The gross interest rate is 5.75%. Monetary Metals purchased the inventory of Scottsdale Precious Metals, and leases it back. Monetary Metals provided silver to the company, and will receive […]

Scottsdale Precious Metals Lease #2 (Silver)

Scottsdale Precious Metals purchases high-quality vintage jewelry that would otherwise be melted down for its gold and silver content. The company cleans each piece, and finds it a new home with someone who will enjoy it for many years to come. Monetary Metals’ lessors are financing Scottsdale Precious Metals’ inventory of jewelry. For more information […]

Silver Smoking Gun to Stop Dishonest Dealing

Last week ZeroHedge reported on the amended London Silver Fixing Antitrust Litigation which included damaging chat logs provided by Deutsche Bank that reveal collusion between bullion bank traders to “shade”, “blade”, “muscle”, “job”, “spoof” and “snipe” the silver market. While the amended complaint only provides selected examples from the 350,000 pages of documents and 75 […]