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The Battle for Venezuela’s Gold Serves as a Lesson in Counterparty Risk

February 6th, 2019

He who controls the gold makes the rules. That old adage applies aptly to the present crisis in Venezuela.… Keep Reading

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Congressman Demands CFTC Explain Its Failure to Find Silver Market Manipulation Where DOJ Did

February 5th, 2019

A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today pressed the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on its conspicuous failure to uncover the very silver market manipulation now being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.… Keep Reading

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If Financial Markets Make You Nervous, It’s Time to Own Physical Gold in Your IRA Instead

February 4th, 2019

If the sharp selloff in stocks late last year has you looking for other places to invest your retirement money, self-directed IRAs are worth a look. These accounts allow you to switch some of your Wall Street assets for tangible assets such as gold, silve… Keep Reading

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Central Bank Gold Purchases Hit A Record In 2018

February 4th, 2019

Official gold purchases reached a new record in 2018 as central banks continued to diversify away from the U.S. Dollar. Not only was 2018 a banner year for central bank gold purchases, but it was also the highest amount for more than five decades.… Keep Reading

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February 4th, 2019

According to one study, Millennials preferred cash (30%) as their largest investment over stocks (23%). This should be no surprise as the older Millennials have experienced two market crashes, the dotcom NASDAQ crash and the 2008 market meltdown within a … Keep Reading

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Peak Gold and the Coming Supply Crunch

January 31st, 2019

During the lackluster and otherwise unremarkable trading of 2018, a hugely important development took place in the precious metals markets. Gold production, in the estimation of some top industry insiders, peaked. Peak gold represents the point at which … Keep Reading

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U.S. Mint Silver Eagle Sales Jump In January

January 31st, 2019

As the demand for precious metals shows some life once again, sales of the U.S. Mint Silver Eagles jumped in January. Not only have Gold, and Silver Eagle sales increased, so have the precious metals prices.… Keep Reading

West Virginia Legislator Proposes Eliminating ALL Taxation on Gold and Silver

January 30th, 2019

The West Virginia Sound Money Act is a similar measure that will remove all taxation against gold and silver, including sales and use tax, property tax, individual income tax, and corporate income tax.… Keep Reading

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Looking at Gold (and Silver) from the Third Side of the Coin

January 29th, 2019

Two years ago at a conference during which I both presented and attended, a Keynote speaker, "Rich Dad" Robert Kiyosaki, introduced me to a different way of looking at things. He posed the question, "How many sides does a coin have?" The correct answer is… Keep Reading

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Fed Folds Under Pressure, Telegraphs Looser Money Ahead

January 28th, 2019

Two big questions have been front and center for Fed watchers in recent months... The first is just how high rates could go before stimulus-addicted markets would falter. The second is whether our central bankers would bow to pressure once markets faltere… Keep Reading

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