Stefan Gleason

Stefan Gleasonbullion.directory author Stefan Gleason

Stefan Gleason is President of Money Metals Exchange, a precious metals dealer recently named “Best in the USA” by an independent global ratings group.

A graduate of the University of Florida, Gleason is a seasoned business leader, investor, political strategist, and grassroots activist. Gleason has frequently appeared on national television networks such as CNN, FoxNews, and CNBC and in hundreds of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, The Street, and Seeking Alpha.

Will Markets Melt Down If No One Concedes the Election?

Will Markets Melt Down If No One Concedes the Election?

As pundits weigh in daily on who has the edge in this year’s political horse race, investors want to know how the election will affect their pocketbook.

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China Unloads Dollars as Gold Tests Support

China Unloads Dollars as Gold Tests Support

Holders of low-yielding U.S. dollar-denominated debt instruments should be quite concerned about the prospect of losing purchasing power. The Chinese government apparently is.

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Terrified Pension Funds Turn to Gold

Terrified Pension Funds Turn to Gold

The agency tasked with backing up pension programs, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, is itself underfunded and could quickly become insolvent in the event of a rise in pension failures.

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The New ‘Red Peril’ Represents a Golden Opportunity

The New 'Red Peril' Represents a Golden Opportunity

China may be actively swaying voters in the run up to November’s election – and they’re NOT pro-Trump. The Chinese Communist Party is playing a long game. Even as conflicts with the administration of President Donald Trump escalate on multiple fronts, Chinese officials are looking ahead to a post-Trump world order.

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Silver Might Be Overextended – But It’s STILL Cheap

Silver Might Be Overextended – But It’s STILL Cheap

Investors who are eying a multi-year silver bull run ahead should view any decent pullback from here as a buying opportunity.

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Has Fed Popped Poison Cork Too Soon?

Has Fed Popped Poison Cork Too Soon?

The dramatic ascent of precious metals markets this summer reflects what could be just the start of a longer-term decline and fall in the Federal Reserve Note’s value and status.

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Profit from Rigged Markets and Cynicism

Profit from Rigged Markets and Cynicism

Opportunists know that artificially suppressed markets represent hidden value – and that under our inflationary monetary system, prices of precious metals will inevitably rise over time in terms of depreciating Federal Reserve Note dollars.

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Silver’s Surge Leaves Naysayers in the Dust

Silver’s Surge Leaves Naysayers in the Dust

With silver breaking out decisively to the upside, endangered bears are running for cover. Fundamentally, the character of both the silver and gold markets has changed this year’s rally. Retail bullion buying is not only back; it’s going through the roof!

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How High Will Silver Go?

How High Will Silver Go?

The torrid rally in the silver market reached a major milestone this morning as prices hit $21/oz, closing above $20 for the first time since 2016. Even bigger moves are likely still to come…

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Gold Set to Sizzle this Summer

Gold Set to Sizzle this Summer

Summer doldrums? Not for precious metals markets! In early July, gold and silver each broke out to fresh multi-year highs. The yellow metal is within striking distance of new all-time highs and the headline-worthy figure of $2,000/oz.

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Coin Shortage Ramps Up War on Cash

Coin Shortage Ramps Up War on Cash

Many retail businesses including grocery stores and fast food restaurants have been wrangling with a national coin shortage. Some say we need to pay in exact change or use alternative payment methods such as credit cards.

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These Are The Times That Call For Gold

These Are The Times That Call For Gold

In a volatile trading environment for equities, a big move in one direction tends to beget a big move in the other. We’ve already seen a big move lower earlier this year – and a subsequent move higher that was nearly equal in magnitude.

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Key Levels to Watch for Gold’s Next Move

Key Levels to Watch for Gold’s Next Move

Gold prices have been trading within a well-defined $100 range over the past two months. Gold’s chart shows strong support at $1,675/oz and a zone of resistance at $1,750-$1,775. A breakout above the trading range could quickly send gold prices to $1,900/oz

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WARNING: U.S. Banking System ISN’T as Strong as Advertised

WARNING: U.S. Banking System ISN’T as Strong as Advertised

Whereas previous financial crises were marked by a surge in bank failures, hardly any have gone under so far in 2020. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) reports that only 1% of FDIC-insured banks are on the “problem list” for financial weakness.

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Is America Headed for a Post-Apocalyptic Currency Collapse?

Is America Headed for a Post-Apocalyptic Currency Collapse?

Just when it seemed as though we were on a path to reopening and gradually returning to normalcy… just when the prospects of panic-induced social unrest seemed to be behind us… America’s cities erupted into flames.

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Trump vs Biden: Good for Gold?

Trump vs Biden: Good for Gold?

The Virus, the economic lockdowns, and the multi-trillion-dollar rescue efforts of central bankers have dominated markets over the past three months – but as lockdowns gradually lift and the 2020 election draws nearer, investors will begin to focus more on political developments.

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Silver Springboards Higher – What’s Next?

Silver Springboards Higher – What’s Next?

The silver market is on the move. In fact, it’s finally moving out ahead of other precious metals and showing some real leadership. The question for investors now is whether the recent rally in silver is fleeting or sustainable

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As Supply Chains Fail – Foodflation Rears it’s Hungry Head

As Supply Chains Fail - Foodflation Rears it's Hungry Head

Foodflation is registering at the checkout lines of your local grocery store – and in a bigger way than has been seen in decades. Many bullion dealers are also struggling despite surging demand for their products…

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Silver Breakout in Progress?

Silver Breakout in Progress?

Gold and silver markets are inching closer to embarking on new uplegs. Silver outperformed last week and appears to have the momentum behind it to lead a fresh precious metals breakout.

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Monster Mining Gains Look Good for PMs

Monster Mining Gains Look Good for PMs

For the first time in a very long time, mining stocks are showing leadership. That has profound implications for precious metals markets.

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What’s Next? Trillion-Dollar Coins?

What's Next? Trillion-Dollar Coins?

The massive set of stimulus measures rolled out last month by the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve has left many Americans wanting more… and politicians scheming for new ways to dole out additional trillions in cash.

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Is This the End of Physical Cash?

Is This the End of Physical Cash?

Whether it’s the People’s Bank of China or the U.S. Federal Reserve, central bankers are keen on giving themselves more power to manipulate economic outcomes.

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Precious Metals and the Coronavirus

Precious Metals and the Coronavirus

The metals markets are being pulled in multiple directions simultaneously like never before. The global virus-triggered economic freeze has caused industrial demand for all commodities to crater.

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All Economic Recovery Models Will Be Wrong Too

All Economic Recovery Models Will Be Wrong Too

All medical projection models are being proven wrong. And investors should be skeptical of any particular projection models for the economy or financial markets. They will all be wrong to some extent.

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Crashing Markets And the Next Great Inflation

Crashing Markets And the Next Great Inflation

Before investors jump on the deflation bandwagon, they should carefully consider the monetary and political forces that could be deployed to reverse a whiff of deflation.

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Covid-19 Financial Doomsday – The Time Is Nigh

Covid-19 Financial Doomsday - The Time Is Nigh

We appear to be entering the sort of scenario that doomsday preppers have been warning about for years. A pandemic is spreading death and panic around the world. Markets are crashing. Store shelves are emptying…

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Central Bank Gloom a Shining Rainbow for Metals?

Central Bank Gloom a Shining Rainbow for Metals?

During turbulent times like these, markets can be melting down one day… and zooming higher the next. Gold may serve as a fantastic safe-haven asset one day… but get hammered by futures traders the next.

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Silver’s Coiling Like a Spring

Silver's Coiling Like a Spring

The Dollar Index is now facing some significant resistance in the 99-100 zone. If the buck turns lower from here, that should help hard asset prices continue to recover

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Stefan Gleasonbullion.directory author Stefan Gleason

Stefan Gleason is President of Money Metals Exchange, a precious metals dealer recently named “Best in the USA” by an independent global ratings group.

A graduate of the University of Florida, Gleason is a seasoned business leader, investor, political strategist, and grassroots activist. Gleason has frequently appeared on national television networks such as CNN, FoxNews, and CNBC and in hundreds of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, The Street, and Seeking Alpha.