Category Archive: 6a.) Monetary Metals

Buy Gold, Because…

It’s pretty, isn’t it? Gold, Liquid Gold, and Inflation. Gold has a unique appearance. It is also astonishingly heavy—much heavier than it has any right to be. It’s just an inch and a quarter in diameter yet weighs 0.075 pounds. Everyone should hold one in his hand (and own a few).

Read More »

Ep 38 – Jp Cortez: Fighting for Sound Money

Jp Cortez of the Sound Money Defense League joins Keith and Ben on the Gold Exchange Podcast to talk about problems with central planning, the morality of sound money, which states are topping the Sound Money Index and why, and what you can do to support grass roots initiatives in the fight for sound money.

Read More »

What the Heck Is Happening to Silver?!

The dollar rose this week, from 17.87mg gold to 18.24mg (that’s “gold fell from $1,740 to $1,705” in DollarSpeak), a gain of 2.1%. In silver terms, it rose from 1.61g to 1.67g (in DollarSpeak, “silver dropped from $19.24 to $18.64), or 3.7%. As always, we want to look past the market price action. Two explanations are hot today. Let’s look at them first, before moving on to our unique analysis of the basis.

Read More »

Soho Forum Debate: Gold vs Bitcoin

The Soho Forum is a monthly debate series held in Soho/Noho, Manhattan. A project of the Reason Foundation, the series features topics of special interest to libertarians and aims to enhance social and professional ties within the NYC libertarian community.

Read More »

Is Gold About To Go Mainstream?

Every week Merrill Lynch publishes a Capital Market Outlook Letter. The letters provide market commentary, research and analysis, and the occasional investment idea. Merrill Lynch (together with parent Bank of America) is the third largest brokerage firm, managing over $3 Trillion in client assets[1]. When a firm of that size speaks up, you should listen.

Read More »

Rare Gold-Silver Crystal Sighting

Something has happened which has not occurred since 2009. The silver basis—our measure of abundance of the metal to the market—has gone way under the gold basis. This means silver is less abundant to the market than gold. Here is the picture.

Read More »

CEO Keith Weiner on Real Talk with Zuby

CEO of Monetary Metals Keith Weiner was on Real Talk with Zuby discussing the difference between gold and “digital gold”.

Read More »

Unit of Account and Current Valuations by Paul Belanger

We’re pleased to republish this guest post by Paul Belanger. Paul is the author and owner of the website, Evidence Based Wealth, and the YouTube channel belangp, where he’s published over 10 years of research and analysis of gold. He’s also the author of Evidence Based Wealth: How to Engineer Your Early Retirement, available for purchase at Amazon.com.

Read More »

Investments, Speculations and Money by Paul Belanger

We’re pleased to republish this guest post by Paul Belanger. Paul is the author and owner of the website, Evidence Based Wealth, and the YouTube channel belangp, where he’s published over 10 years of research and analysis of gold. He’s also the author of Evidence Based Wealth: How to Engineer Your Early Retirement, available for purchase at Amazon.com. This post does not necessarily reflect the views of Monetary Metals.

Read More »

Will Interest Rate Hikes Fix Inflation?

Senator Elizabeth Warren and President Joe Biden claim that inflation[i] is caused by greedy corporations. And they propose to solve this problem by making the corporations pay. Whether it’s extracting a “windfall profits” tax, crushing them under even more regulation, or attacking them with antitrust enforcement, the idea is the same.

Read More »

Ep – 34 The BearLord: A Recession Cometh

We welcome Travis Kimmel, AKA the Dollar Fatalist, the Wizard of Web1, the Crusher of Cryptocurrency dreams, and our favorite moniker, the illustrious BearLord, onto the Gold Exchange Podcast!

Read More »

Analysis Featured In Gold We Trust Report 2022

For well over a decade, Ronnie Stoeferle has written the annual In Gold We Trust Report. Since 2013 it has been co-authored by his partner Mark Valek and has provided a holistic assessment of the gold sector and the most important factors influencing it, including interest rates, debt, central bank policy and fundamental analysis.

Read More »

Monetary Metals CEO Keith Weiner Interviewed on RealVision

CEO of Monetary Metals Keith Weiner sat down with Michael Green of RealVision to discuss how Monetary Metals increases gold’s value proposition by paying interest on gold and silver holdings and the inevitable debasement of fiat currencies. Keith and Mike discuss the inherent volatility of Bitcoin, Costco’s ability to maintain its price point, and the colossal meltdown of the Terra stablecoin.

Read More »

Understanding Gold and the Death Blow to Crypto

CEO of Monetary Metals Keith Weiner sits down with Matthew Piepenburg of Matterhorn Asset Management to discuss gold, fiat and crypto. What is real wealth? What’s the relationship between interest rates and Bitcoin? Do central banks know what they are doing? Matt and Keith sit down to discuss it all.

Read More »

Open Letter to Lex Fridman and Michael Saylor

Gentlemen: I am writing to you in response to your Podcast #276. The first thing I want to say is—well done! You talked about economics and money for four hours and attracted over two million viewers. The monetary system faces grave problems and discussing them is important.

Read More »

The Silver Chart THEY Don’t Want You to See!

On Thursday May 12, the price of silver fell about a buck. As with every one of these big price moves, the question is: what really happened? Below is a chart of the day’s action, with price overlaid with basis. Basis = future – spot. It is a great (i.e. the only) indicator of abundance or scarcity of metal to the market.

Read More »

Monetary Metals is Hiring an Associate Account Manager

Monetary Metals is growing, and we’re looking for our next key hire: Associate Account Manager. We’re giving an ounce of gold to whoever refers the successful candidate.

Read More »

Forensic Analysis of Fed Action on Silver Price

The last few days of trading in silver have been a wild ride.  On Wednesday morning in New York, six hours before the Fed was to announce its interest rate hike, the price of silver began to drop. It went from around $22.65 to a low of $22.25 before recovering about 20 cents.  At 2pm (NY time), the Fed made the announcement. The price had already begun spiking higher for about two minutes.  As an aside, we wonder a bit about how they keep...

Read More »

Monetary Metals Completes Latest Capital Raise

Monetary Metals® has recently closed a $4.5 million equity capital raise, bringing the total funds raised to over $8.5 million. The goal of the capital raise is to support the company to scale up. This round was oversubscribed, like all previous rounds. The company aimed to raise $3 million.

Read More »

Ask Keith Anything, Part III

Welcome to the third installment of our Ask Keith Anything video series. We published the call for questions far and wide to our readership, and the response was overwhelming! We received questions from all over the world. Now we’ve published the results! In this episode, Keith answers your questions on Bitcoin,  supply chain bottlenecks, banking, book recommendations, the gold and silver markets and so much more!

Read More »