Category Archive: 6a.) Gold and its Price

Main Author Keith Weiner
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.

Der weiterentwickelte Hof – ein Drama in vier Reformen

Es war einmal ein Bauer. Willy hiess er. Er hatte einen Hof, 65 Kühe, seine Frau Vreneli, einen anständigen und allseits respektierten Fuhrpark, war glücklich, zufrieden und wohlhabend. Dann kam die Wende auf dem Milchmarkt: Milch kam ausser Mode. Er...

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Silver Gone Wild Report, 20 Mar, 2016

Early on Monday morning (Arizona time), silver began to rise. From its close on Friday of $15.46, it ran up to $15.82. Then it began to slide, eventually dropping to $15.17 by midmorning on Wednesday. Then…

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Supply and Demand Report, 13 Mar, 2016

On the week, the prices of the metals didn’t move all that much. However, the move around 6am (Arizona time) on Thursday is notable. The price of silver spiked up from around $15.12 to $15.64—3.4%—by around 8am. Twelve hours later, the price touched ...

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Gold-Silver Ratio Reversal Report, 6 Mar, 2016

So the price of silver rocketed up 80 cents, while the price of gold jumped $37. Silver is now more expensive than it was two weeks ago; the price decline of last week was more than overcompensated. This pushed the gold-silver ratio down about two wh...

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Interest on Gold Is the New Tempest in a Teapot

Zero Hedge published an article on Canadian Bullion Services (CBS) last week. Other sites ran similar articles. The common thread through these articles, and in the user comments section, is that CBS is committing criminal fraud. Or, if not, then it’...

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Gold-Silver Ratio Breakout Report, 28 Feb, 2016

The gold to silver ratio moved up very sharply this week, +4.2%. How did this happen? It was not because of a move in the price of gold, which barely budged this week. It was due entirely to silver being repriced 66 cents lower.

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How the Economist(s) manipulate gold’s value in one chart

Todays “Chart of the Day” from The Economist makes an attempt to show that gold isn’t doing any better when it comes to preserving buying power than currencies such as the Swiss Franc (CHF) or the Japanese Yen (JPY). Roy Sebag, co-fou...

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Gold Costs 80oz of Silver, Report 21 Feb, 2016

The big news is that the gold-silver ratio closed at 80. This is not only a new high for the move. It’s higher than it has been since 2008. It’s also exactly what Monetary Metals has been calling for. Last week, we said the gold fundamental was $1,45...

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The Silver Blaze Report, 14 Feb, 2016

Again, we had another big drop in the dollar this week. No, we don’t mean against the dollar derivatives known as the euro, pound, etc. We mean by the only standard capable of measuring it: gold. The dollar fell 1.4 milligrams, to 25.1mg gold. Or, if...

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Monetary Metals Hires Bron Suchecki

Scottsdale, AZ—Monetary Metals is pleased to announce that it has hired Bron Suchecki as Vice President, Operations. Bron will help the company develop new products and processes. “We are excited to be able to attract someone of Bron’s caliber. We ar...

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They Broke the Silver Fix (Part I)

Last Thursday, January 28, there was a flash crash on the price chart for silver. Here is a graph of the price action. The Price of Silver, Jan 28 (All times GMT) If you read more about it, you will see that there was an irregularity around the silve...

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They Broke the Silver Fix

Part I Last Thursday, January 28, there was a flash crash on the price chart for silver. Here is a graph of the price action. The Price of Silver, Jan 28 (All times GMT) If you read more about it, you will see that there was an irregularity around th...

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Possible Silver U-Turn Report, 7 Feb

Wow, did the dollar move down this week! It dropped more than it has in quite a while. It fell 1.3mg gold, or 0.1g silver. Gold and silver bugs of course are excited, as they look at it as the prices of the metals going up $55 and 72 cents respective...

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Great Graphic: Gold after its Trough?

It had taken out a three-month downtrend line, which we suggested was part of a triangle pattern.  Gold also traced out a double bottom pattern.  The triangle pattern pointed to a move toward $1110 and the double bottom projected to around $1135.

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Possible Sign of Silver Turn, Report 31 Jan, 2016

The price of the dollar was down 50mg gold, to 27.8mg, or if you prefer 0.04g silver to 2.18g. Why do we measure the volatile dollar in terms of gold and silver? There’s nothing else to measure it, certainly not the dollar-derivatives called euro, po...

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Monetary Metals Brief 2016

We have consistently been making the contrarian call for a falling silver price and a rising gold to silver ratio for years. This ratio has risen a lot during this time. So are we ready to change our call yet?

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Outlook 2016

We have consistently been making the contrarian call for a falling silver price and a rising gold to silver ratio for years. This ratio has risen a lot during this time. So are we ready to change our call yet? This being the start of a new year, we w...

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Silver Goes Foom, Report 24 Jan, 2016

This will be a brief report, as we’re focused on releasing our Outlook 2016 Report which is over 8,000 words of our assessment of the gold, silver, currency, and credit markets. Also, this was a holiday-shortened week (Monday was Martin Luther King D...

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Won’t Get Fooled Again, Report 17 Jan, 2016

There is a great lyric in Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who: Then I’ll get on my knees and prayWe don’t get fooled again Remember last week, when the price of silver spiked? On Thursday that week, the price was moving sideways around $14. Then around...

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Open Letter to the Banks

Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan ChaseBrian T. Moynihan, Bank of AmericaMichael Corbat, Citigroup Gentlemen: On Friday, I attended a digital money summit at the Consumer Electronics Show. I am writing to you to warn you about the disruption that is about to oc...

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