Category Archive: Gold and its Price

Main Author Keith Weiner
Keith Weiner is president of the Gold Standard Institute USA in Phoenix, Arizona, and CEO of the precious metals fund manager Monetary Metals. He created DiamondWare, a technology company that he sold to Nortel Networks in 2008. He has his PhD from the New Austrian School of Economics. He lives with his wife near Phoenix, Arizona. In March 2015 he moved his Gold Standard column from Forbes to SNBCHF.com.

Millennials Can Punt On Bitcoin, Own Gold and Silver For Long Term

Bitcoin volatility shows not currency or safe haven but speculation. Volatility still very high in bitcoin and crypto currencies (see charts). Bitcoin fell 25% over weekend; Recent high of $3,000 fell to below $1,900. Bitcoin least volatile of cryptos,...

Gold Hedge Against Currency Devaluation and Cost Of Fuel, Food, Beer and Housing

Gold hedge against currency devaluation – cost of fuel, food, housing. True inflation figures reflect impact on household spending. Household items climbed by average 964%. Pint of beer sees biggest increase in basket of goods – rise of 2464%. Bread...

Bank Of England Warns “Bigger Systemic Risk” Now Than 2008

Bank of England warn that “bigger systemic risk” now than in 2008. BOE, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) concerns re financial system. Banks accused of “balance sheet trickery” -undermining spirit of post-08 rules. EU & UK corporate bond markets...

“Financial Crisis” In 2017 Or By End Of 2018 – Prepare Now

John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics latest research note, Prepare for Turbulence, is excellent and a must read warning about the coming financial crisis. Mind refreshed from what sounds like a wonderful honeymoon and having had the time to read some...

Stockholm Syndrome – Precious Metals Supply and Demand

Stockholm Syndrome is defined as “…a condition that causes hostages to develop a psychological alliance with their captors as a survival strategy during captivity.” While observers would expect kidnapping victims to fear and loathe the gang who...

“Financial Crisis” Of Historic Proportions Is “Bearing Down On Us”

“Financial Crisis Of Historic Proportions” Is “Bearing Down On Us”. John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics lata“Financial Crisis Of Historic Proportions” Is “Bearing Down On Us”. John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics latest research note, Prepare for...

India Gold Imports Surge To 5 Year High – 220 Tons In May Alone

Gold imports into India have surged in the last six months thanks to festivals, economic recovery and concerns over a new tax regime and the push for the cashless society in India. Imports totalled 521 tonnes in the first half of this year, compared to...

Putting the Latest Silver Crash Under a Lens

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

“Silver’s Plunge Is Nearing Completion”

– Silver’s plunge is nearing completion – Bloomberg analyst. Silver’s 10% sharp fall in seconds remains “mystery”. Plunge despite anemic global supply and strong demand .Total silver supply declined in ’16 – lowest level since ’13. Silver mine...

China, Russia Alliance Deepens Against American Overstretch

China and Russia allied on Syria and North Korea. Beijing & Moscow economic & monetary ties deepen. Trump needs Russia in order to maintain balance of power in superpower triumvirate. Sino-Russian relations currently in their “best time in history”...

Gold and Silver Capitulation – Precious Metals Supply & Demand Report

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

Silver Prices Bounce Higher After 7% Fall In Minute

– Silver prices ‘flash crash’ before rebound– Silver hammered 7% lower in less than minute in Asian trading– Silver fell from $16 to $14.82, before recovering to $15.89– Silver plunge blamed on another ‘trading error’– Gold similar ‘flash crash’ last...

A Look at the Gold and Silver Price Drop of 3 July, 2017

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

What Really Happened When Gold Crashed, Monday June 26?

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

UK At ‘Edge of Worst House Price Collapse Since 1990s’

UK house prices on brink of massive 40% collapse. UK  at ‘edge of worst house price collapse since 1990s’– Two leading economists warn of property crash– “We are due a significant correction in house prices”– Brexit and wages failing to keep up with...

Gold Up 8 percent In First Half 2017: Builds On 8.5 percent Gain In 2016

Gold up 8% in first half 2017; builds on 8.5% gain in 2016. U.S. dollar down 6.5% – worst quarter in seven years. Gold higher in all currencies except Draghi’s euro – Gold outperforms bonds; similar gains as stock indices. S&P 500 and Dax outperform...

London Property Bubble Bursting? UK In Unchartered Territory On Brexit and Election Mess

Is the London property market heading for tough times? The most recent housing figures and a new Bank of England report suggest it may well be. Recent figures show that 77% of London houses sold in May went at below asking price, up from 72% in April.

Shrinkflation – Real Inflation Much Higher Than Reported

600 new words entered our official lexicon this week as the Oxford English Dictionary announced the latest new additions to their online records.

Goldman, Citi Turn Positive On Gold – Despite “Mysterious” Flash Crash

Gold in USD - 1 Week - Massive selling at 0400 EST when U.S. markets closed and thin trading amid holidays in Muslim countries including Turkey, Singapore and Malaysia. - Mystery is that "fat fingers" in gold market are always sell trades that push...

What Is the Fundamental Gold Price? Precious Metals Supply and Demand [extended version]

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.
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