Precious Metals Analysis

Pistol Pete: Old School Precious Metals Dealer

Pistol Pete: Old School Precious Metals Dealer

Peter Thomas – One Mans’s Journey From Silver Pit to Silver Screen – to Silver Shot. Once voted the most interesting man in the world, Pete has been in the business for 4 Decades and it looks like he is not leaving anytime soon.

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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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Gold Up in GBP as Brexit Crisis Scares Markets

Gold Up in GBP as Brexit Crisis Scares Markets

GOLD PRICES slipped against a rising US Dollar Monday in London as the British Pound fell amid a new crisis in the UK’s Brexit negotiations, and traders looked ahead to this week’s monetary policy decision from the 19-nation European Central Bank.

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Fed Return to ‘Inflation Nation’ Could Increase Retirement Risk

Fed Return to 'Inflation Nation' Could Increase Retirement Risk

Think of retirement savings like a football team: Making money is your offense and protecting your savings is your defense. Despite the potential for much higher price inflation (no matter how high it actually goes), gold and silver are looking good as potential hedges against the future of “Inflation Nation.”

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The Canadian Guy Who Builds Gold Refineries

The Canadian Guy Who Builds Gold Refineries

Corey Kelly needs little by way of an introduction. Many of us in the precious metals industry know him personally, everyone else either knows of him or have heard the legends…

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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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Roundup: Fed Props up Gold Prices (Again)

Roundup: Fed Props up Gold Prices (Again)

A very risky stock market and ballooning government debt should all keep investors close to gold, especially as the latter issue grows worse amid efforts to stimulate the economy in the wake of the pandemic

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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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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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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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Gold Rises as Dollar Falls

Gold Rises as Dollar Falls

GOLD PRICES gained this Monday lunch time as the dollar declined while global stocks rallied as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a therapeutic treatment for Covid-19 patients and central bank speculation rose ahead of the Jackson Hole Symposium.

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The US FedCoin Takes Another Step Closer to Reality

The US FedCoin Takes Another Step Closer to Reality

How far in the future FedCoin will launch remains to be seen, but it sure seems like the U.S. is closer to the first major overhaul of the monetary system (and your private life) in decades.

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The Gold and Silver Dam Breaketh

The Gold and Silver Dam Breaketh

Buffett has been the dam, holding back the great flood of investment dollars into the gold bull market. As long as Buffett steered clear, the lemming institutional money managers would avoid the sector as well. The dam broke on Friday afternoon

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$2,100 Gold and $30 Silver. Now What?

$2,100 Gold and $30 Silver. Now What?

Yes, maybe you’ll have another six weeks to get your metals’ shopping done before we see gold above $2,000 again and silver above $30. But then again, maybe not…

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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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Silver Shorts Get Squeezed Hard… What’s Next?

Silver Shorts Get Squeezed Hard… What’s Next?

The opportunity is that silver’s major bull market likely has much further to go. The possibility of a major top shouldn’t even be considered until after silver has joined gold in hitting all-time highs.

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Gold’s New Kid on the Block(chain) Comes Clean

Gold's New Kid on the Block(chain) Comes Clean

With so many different gold backed digital assets on the market we wanted to understand what made this product stand out from the rest and were pleasantly surprised.

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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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Gold Hits New ATH Four Days in a Row

Gold Hits New ATH Four Days in a Row

GOLD PRICES have now hit fresh highs four days in a row while Thursday saw European stocks fall as traders focus on US stimulus talks and US job data.

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Roundup: Gold On Way to $3500 (or Higher)

Roundup: Gold On Way to $3500 (or Higher)

$3,500 could be the next long-term target for gold, the dollar’s status as the global reserve currency could be slipping, and gold’s jump looks to have come from unexpected sources.

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Gold Hits New High as US-China Tensions Grow

Gold Hits New High as US-China Tensions Grow

GOLD surged to fresh all-time high early Monday morning, as rising Covid-19 cases and simmering US-China tensions dented hopes for swift economic recovery. Price dislocation between London and New York “diminished” gold futures market impacting movement of physical gold.

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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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Introducing Nu Fortune: Gold’s Ethical Miners

Introducing Nu Fortune: Gold's Ethical Miners

As a follow on to my recent blog post on Clean Earth Technology and as part of a short series in this sector I had some questions for Paul Hanna Chairman and Co-Founder of Nu Fortune Gold Ltd – the company that’s helping clean up gold mining

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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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The Gold & Silver Markets Have Changed… Have You?

The Gold & Silver Markets Have Changed… Have You?

In spite of some very powerful evidence to the contrary, the general investing public still questions both the validity and upside potential of physical precious metals and the share prices of producing miners.

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Roundup: Spiking Inflation Pushing Americans Towards Gold and Silver

Roundup: Spiking Inflation Pushing Americans Towards Gold and Silver

Stories include: The Fed is in no position to respond to the spike in inflation, Swiss hedge fund is offering clients a precious metals shield against inflation, and Michigan jeweler launches his own Treasure Quest.

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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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