Category Archive: 6a.) Keith Weiner on Monetary Metals

What’s the Price of Gold? It Depends.

Spot? COMEX? Retail? How the price of gold varies by market. And why.

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Battle of the Scapegoats, Keith Weiner on GDP, Inflation

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The Dollar Cancer and the Gold Cure with Keith Weiner Part One

In this far reaching interview i speak to Keith Weiner, CEO and Founder of Monetary Metals about fiat currency and why it is bound to fail. The history of money and credit and the decline of dollar purchasing power Money versus credit and why you need to understand the current issues What the implications are for modern society If people want to take their marbles home what does that look like? Warren Buffet's investment into gold. Do you...

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Veteran Ben Adams on Endless Wars, Keith Weiner Takes on Keynes

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Keith Weiner, CEO, Monetary Metals

What is money? How has it worked in the past and how will it work in the digital economy?

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Dr. Yu on Self Charging Batteries, Keith Weiner on the Fed

David Gornoski hosts A Neighbor's Choice LIVE 4-6pm EST. Comment below or call in at 727 587 1040.

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Warren Buffett Shorts The Economy, 18 August

It must be Monday, because the price of silver skyrocketed. From $26.10, it shot up to $27.50, or +5.4%. The last time we wrote about silver was after its crash to $25. Silver is now priced 10% above that low point.

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Silver Supply & Demand Still Strong at $29, 11 Aug

And, *bam!* Just like that, silver sells for $29. It seems so simple, so obvious, so black-and-white. Seeing the price chart in recent weeks, you wouldn’t know that silver speculators have been waiting for this moment since March, 2013 (when silver crossed the $29 line to the downside, and has not looked back until now).

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Silver Explodes—But Why?

The silver market witnessed another explosive day! At midnight (in London), the price of the metal was $26.90. By 9pm, it had rocketed up to $28.95, a gain of 7.6%. This is not normal.

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One of These Silver Days is Not Like the Other, 23 July

Yesterday, the price of silver spiked about 10%. We wrote that it was driven by: “…buying of physical metal.” And we added: “This is a pretty good signal that a bull market may be returning to silver. Let’s watch the basis and price action closely and see how it develops, before we join the pack…”

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About that Spike in the Silver Price… 22 July

The price of silver has just spiked up about $2.00—that’s about 10%. All the usual suspects have been calling for silver to skyrocket. With some amusement, we have been watching ads from a guy known for savvy junior mining stock investments, who has been calling for gold to go up for a while.

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Dear Bullion Banks, Please Come Back! Market Report

One of our colleagues recently wrote an open letter to Ted Butler. The point was that Monetary Metals gold leasing is a different kind of activity than what is called “gold leasing” in the institutional bullion market. We make it possible for gold owners to lease their metal to gold-using businesses, and thereby earn interest in gold.

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Podcast Episode #093: Keith Weiner

CEO, Monetary Metals, Scottsdale, AZ

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The Simon-Ehrlich Bet Did Not Settle the Question

Are you familiar with the bet? Ehrlich wrote a book titled The Population Bomb. He held a pessimistic view of the future, in which population growth would outstrip resources (essentially the same as Thomas Malthus).

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Defaults Are Coming, Market Report, 22 June

We are reading now about possible regulations for air travel. In brief: passengers might be forced to spend hours at the airport. Authorities will perform medical checks, including possibly needles to draw blood, no lounges, no food or drink on board the plane, masks required at all times, and even denied the use of a bathroom except by special permission.

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Growing Dollar Demand, Silver Weirdness, Market Report, 15 June

The Federal Reserve has become more aggressive again, after several years of acting docile. As you can see on this chart of the Fed’s balance sheet, it has very rapidly expanded from a baseline from (prior to) 2015 through 2018, of about $4.4 trillion. After which, it had attempted to taper, getting down to $3.8 trillion last summer. Then it was obliged to reverse itself well before responding to the COVID lockdown. Since then, its balance sheet...

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Monetary Metals Provides Gold Loan to Sector Resources

The loan is denominated in gold with interest and principal paid in gold. Scottsdale, Ariz., June 9, 2020—Monetary Metals® announced today that it has loaned gold to Sector Resources Canada Ltd., a British Columbia based gold mining company. The private transaction was conducted off-market, and the interest rate and terms were not disclosed.

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Interview with Keith Weiner on Theory of Interest Rates and Prices

The Theory of Interest and Prices https://monetary-metals.com/the-theory-of-interest-and-prices-in-paper-currency/

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When Is a Capital Gain Capital Consumption? Market Report, 25 May

The price of gold dropped a few bucks this week, but the price of silver jumped about half a buck. The drumbeat for the gold bull market is well underway, and it is beginning now for silver. So let’s do a quick update on the supply and demand fundamentals.

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The Federal Counterfeiter

Suppose you wanted to run an enterprise the right way (we know, we know, this is pretty far-out fiction, but bear with us). And, your enterprise has a $1 million dollar piece of equipment that wears out after 10 years. You must set aside $100,000 a year, so that you have $1 million at the end of 10 years when the equipment needs replacing. There’s a word, now archaic, to describe the account in which you set aside this money.

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