Clint Siegner

Clint Siegnerbullion.directory author Clint Siegner

Clint Siegner is a Director at Money Metals Exchange, a precious metals dealer recently named “Best in the USA” by an independent global ratings group.

A graduate of Linfield College in Oregon, Siegner puts his experience in business management along with his passion for personal liberty, limited government, and honest money into the development of Money Metals’ brand and reach. This includes writing extensively on the bullion markets and their intersection with policy and world affairs.

Alarming Developments in GLD ETF…

Alarming Developments in GLD ETF...

The world’s largest gold exchange traded fund (ETF) seems to be having a lot of trouble when it comes to accounting. There’s little good reason to put any trust in GLD’s parade of CFOs or in shady HSBC bankers.

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Danger Ahead as Markets Detach from Fundamentals

Danger Ahead as Markets Detach from Fundamentals

Americans may start the New Year without certainty as to who will be sworn in as president on Inauguration Day. President Donald Trump and his supporters can’t find courts willing to consider their evidence of widespread voter fraud. Trump is not likely to concede.

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What Happens When Confidence Falls Apart?

What Happens When Confidence Falls Apart?

While we may never know how deep and wide the political elites’ effort to gain control over our government goes, it appears to be vast. Although it’s still unknown whether fraud altered the overall election outcome, the evidence of fraud is real.

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Confidence Erodes in U.S. Institutions… Is the Dollar Next?

Confidence Erodes in U.S. Institutions... Is the Dollar Next?

The U.S. election system, once sacrosanct, is losing the trust of half the country. Which half will depend on the outcome of Donald Trump’s efforts in the courts to demonstrate widespread fraud.

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The Moment Of Truth Is Here

The Moment Of Truth Is Here

If results are contested, the fiscal and monetary response would be the same; more stimulus, more debt, and more money creation. There is no uncertainty with regards to these policies and, long term, they will be key drivers in the precious metals markets.

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Election May Impact Near-Term Action in Gold & Silver

Election May Impact Near-Term Action in Gold & Silver

Metals broke out earlier in the year because there has likely never been so many fundamental reasons to buy gold and silver. We’ve seen economic turmoil, political strife, social unrest, a $3 trillion federal deficit, and a dollar weakened by fiscal and monetary stimulus – all happening at once.

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America’s Political and Financial Institutions Are Broken

America’s Political and Financial Institutions Are Broken

America’s key institutions are broken. More people wake up daily to that reality. They are preparing for the moment this realization dawns on Americans at large, which explains why the markets for physical bullion are so active.

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US Mint Not Raising Prices But…

US Mint Not Raising Prices But...

The word on the street was that a hefty $13 price increase was coming, and many wanted to get their coins before prices rose. The news of a price increase isn’t wrong. It’s just that it won’t directly impact anyone except those people buying high-priced coins in specialty packaging directly from the U.S. Mint.

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DOJ Soft On JPMorgan Chase Wrongdoers

DOJ Soft On JPMorgan Chase Wrongdoers

Gold and silver investors may have little in common with Jeffrey Epstein’s teenage victims or violent “Black Lives Matter” rioters, but there is one issue upon which they might all agree. Our system of justice often fails

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How Will US Election Impact Bullion Markets?

How Will US Election Impact Bullion Markets?

SPOILER ALERT: Anyone who thinks Biden has a good shot at becoming president should definitely stock up now.

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Bullion Markets Catch Their Breath

Bullion Markets Catch Their Breath

After months of frenetic activity in the bullion markets, physical buying and selling slowed a bit last week. The respite, if it persists, could be welcome news for investors frustrated by scarcity and higher premiums.

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How You Pay for Precious Metals Matters

How You Pay for Precious Metals Matters

Even basics, such as how to make payment, need a bit of explaining. Buying precious metal isn’t complicated, but there are some differences compared with other types of purchases. One of the biggest differences is that paying with your credit card will cost you.

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Top Question for New Precious Metals Investors

Top Question for New Precious Metals Investors

Physical gold and silver are useful as investment and crisis insurance, but it takes a bit of explaining.

Some wonder how they go about actually realizing profits – it’s different than logging into a brokerage account and hitting the “sell” button…

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The Fed’s Cash Scam Explained…

The Fed's Cash Scam Explained...

The Federal Reserve has printed trillions of dollars without generating runaway price inflation through the use of a neat trick. It’s quite the racket…

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Gold’s Dip Has Created Buying Opportunity

Gold's Dip Has Created Buying Opportunity

Anyone who is planning to buy bullion and waiting for premiums to drop might want to grab the opportunity now in case prices soon zoom higher.

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Bullion Bank Retreat Puts Floor under Gold and Silver Prices

Bullion Bank Retreat Puts Floor under Gold and Silver Prices

The price of silver dropped to $12.02/oz on March 18th and gold bottomed at $1,473/oz. The bullion banks – notorious for their concentrated short positions – might have made a killing. But that isn’t what happened…

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US Social Unrest Rises as Confidence Falls

US Social Unrest Rises as Confidence Falls

Protests egged on by the legacy media quickly devolved into large-scale riots and looting over the weekend in more than a dozen U.S. cities. Some important institutions have betrayed the public trust, and Americans facing quarantine and staggering unemployment have arrived at the boiling point.

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‘Rare’ Coin Scammers Target Panicked New Investors

'Rare' Coin Scammers Target Panicked New Investors

Unfortunately, shady coin dealers are out in force, trying to capitalize on our current financial situation. We can see it in the proliferation of these dealers advertising on TV and radio with their celebrity spokesmen…

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Silver Is Ridiculously Cheap Relative to Gold

Silver Is Ridiculously Cheap Relative to Gold

Today the number of ounces of silver it takes to buy one ounce of gold is at 113 – very close to those highs – and metals investors are wondering whether or not opportunity is knocking.

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Markets Completely Decouple From Reality

Markets Completely Decouple From Reality

Nobody in Washington even wants to know exactly where the Fed’s trillions go anymore. The rest of us, however, can make a pretty good guess just by watching CNBC.

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All is Not Well in the Paper Gold Markets

All is Not Well in the Paper Gold Markets

As cracks appear in the COMEX story, it is starting to look like a lot of speculators who hold paper gold and hope to redeem that for actual bars could be disappointed.

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Physical Demand Wreaks Havoc on Futures Exchanges

Physical Demand Wreaks Havoc on Futures Exchanges

It appears that while bars may exist in the U.S., too few are categorized as “registered” and therefore can’t be released for purposes of making delivery. Prices may have to go higher before the owners are willing to part with actual physical bars.

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Physical Bullion Demand Strips Dealer Shelves

Physical Bullion Demand Strips Dealer Shelves

The disconnect between paper prices for precious metals and demand in the bullion markets has never been clearer as nervous investors are frantically buying coins, rounds, and bars.

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Coronavirus: Don’t Gamble – Just Prepare

Coronavirus: Don't Gamble - Just Prepare

Stocks have long been priced for perfection and suddenly conditions are looking far from perfect. The coronavirus may be the pin which pricks the latest Fed-blown bubble.

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Physical Metals are Safe Havens – Futures Not So Much

Physical Metals are Safe Havens - Futures Not So Much

A futures contract is not an asset with intrinsic value. It is nothing more than a wager on the price of the metal on a particular future date. There is ultimately a winner and a loser for each wager.

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Prosecutors Target JPMorgan in Price Rigging Probe

Prosecutors Target JPMorgan in Price Rigging Probe

The road to full accountability for JPMorgan remains long and full of obstacles. But it is certainly nice to see prosecutors treating the bank without the usual kid gloves.

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Why Palladium is on a Tear

Why Palladium is on a Tear

Physical palladium and rhodium markets are buzzing with reported prices for both metals leaping higher in recent days. The story behind palladium’s move is that a physical shortage has developed in London…

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Former Fed Head Says Government Can Borrow a LOT More

Former Fed Head Says Government Can Borrow a LOT More

Narayana Kocherlakota, the former President of the Federal Reserve bank of Minneapolis wants you to know the Federal Government can never borrow too much money. How? By taxing the very people it owes the money to…

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Clint Siegnerbullion.directory author Clint Siegner

Clint Siegner is a Director at Money Metals Exchange, a precious metals dealer recently named “Best in the USA” by an independent global ratings group.

A graduate of Linfield College in Oregon, Siegner puts his experience in business management along with his passion for personal liberty, limited government, and honest money into the development of Money Metals’ brand and reach. This includes writing extensively on the bullion markets and their intersection with policy and world affairs.