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A New Day Has Dawned for Gold and Silver

May 5th, 2020

Most resource sector writers (including me) have for a long time been "wrong" about gold and silver. When they ran from $250 and $5 an ounce, respectively, to $1,920 and $49 in 2011, those who listened, acted, and sold a bit did quite well. We argued the… Keep Reading

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Another Stock Market Selloff Could Drive More Bullion Buying

May 4th, 2020

Investors got a look at first quarter GDP, and it wasn’t pretty. The U.S. economy contracted by 4.8%, even worse than the 3.3% decline anticipated by economists.… Keep Reading

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Silver Is Ridiculously Cheap Relative to Gold

May 4th, 2020

Silver is historically cheap relative to gold. The gold/silver ratio – the gold price divided by the silver price – reached all-time highs in March. Today the number of ounces of silver it takes to buy one ounce of gold is at 113 – very close to tho… Keep Reading

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Monster Gains in Mining Stocks Bode Well for Gold and Silver

April 30th, 2020

April marks a second month of truly extraordinary developments in markets – from negatively priced crude oil futures to a record spike in unemployment claims to a lockdown-defying rally in stocks. The financial media is touting the S&P 500’s surge of… Keep Reading

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What’s Next, Trillion-Dollar Coins?

April 28th, 2020

The massive set of stimulus measures rolled out last month by the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve has left many Americans wanting more… and politicians scheming for new ways to dole out additional trillions in cash.… Keep Reading

QUESTION: Should I Buy Silver Now or Wait for Lower Premiums?

April 27th, 2020

The silver futures price is near $15.50 per ounce but good luck buying the white metal anywhere near that price (with one notable exception discussed later). The inventory of low-premium retail coins, rounds, and bars mostly disappeared in a matter of da… Keep Reading

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Is Physical Money on the Verge of Elimination?

April 23rd, 2020

The Wuhan virus outbreak, and the economic lockdowns that spread globally because of it, have accelerated the trend toward a digital economy. Suddenly millions more people are working from home, through their internet connections. Millions more are also … Keep Reading

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Download Your Free Copy of Money Metals Insider NOW! (Spring 2020)

April 22nd, 2020

We're pleased today to grant you access to the Spring 2020 issue of Money Metals Insider – a FREE benefit for you, our valued reader.… Keep Reading

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Markets Completely Decouple from Reality

April 20th, 2020

The airline manufacturer was wholly unprepared for the rainy day which is now upon us. Hundreds of thousands of honest businesses may fail in the economic collapse now underway. Boeing, however, will not be counted among the bankrupt.… Keep Reading

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Supply, Demand, and Depreciation: Key Drivers for Metals as the Economy Reopens

April 16th, 2020

The metals markets are being pulled in multiple directions simultaneously like never before. The global virus-triggered economic freeze has caused industrial demand for all commodities to crater.… Keep Reading

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