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Political Theater: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap July 23, 2021

Pop some popcorn. It’s time for some political theater. Congress is gearing up for another debt ceiling fight. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharey gives you a preview of the next big Washington DC blockbuster production, complete with some debt ceiling history and an explanation as to why we shouldn’t need one. Maharrey also covers retail sales, inflation and the latest movement in the gold market.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct...

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The Story Is All They’ve Got! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast July 16, 2021

Consumer price index data came in hotter than expected. Again. The producer price index data also came in well above projections. But Fed Chair Jerome Powell continues to stick to his “inflation is transitory” story. On this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharry digs into the inflation data and highlights Powell’s comments on Capitol Hill. He concludes the story is really all they’ve got.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s...

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How Long Can They Keep This Thing Going? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap July 9, 2021

This week, the IMF undercut the Fed’s “transitory” inflation narrative, warning about the possibility of sustained inflation in the US. But the real question remains unanswered – what will the Fed do about it? In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the options on the table. None of them seem particularly good. That raises another question: how long can the politicians and central bankers keep this thing going?The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast...

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We Have a (Raw) Deal! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap June 25, 2021

Yesterday, President Joe Biden announced Republicans and Democrats have come up with a $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal. But where is Uncle Sam going to come up with the money? And what does this tell you about the likely trajectory of Federal Reserve monetary policy? Host Mike Maharrey talks about it in this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast. He also discusses the latest talk, talk, talk coming out of the Fed.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of...

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A Dove in Hawk’s Clothing: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap June 18, 2021

The Federal Reserve wrapped up its June meeting this week. The markets are convinced Jerome Powell has gone hawkish. Has he though? In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the messaging coming out of the FOMC meeting and reaches a completely different conclusion. He also compares and contrasts three competing narratives about the trajectory of Fed monetary policy.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s...

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Economics Always Wins: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast June 11

We got another round of hotter than expected CPI data this week. The mainstream financial media is spinning this as good news. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey digs into the CPI data without the rose-colored glasses. He also talks about an announcement by a major restaurant chain that may well be a canary in the coal mine. His conclusion – in the end, economics wins.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s precious metals...

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Slow Burn: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast June 4, 2021

With some positive economic data coming out this week, investors suddenly went bullish on the economy again and decided that the Fed is surely going to deal with inflation now. Will it though? In this Friday Gold Wrap Podcast episode, host Mike Maharrey speculates about the Fed’s next move. He also looks ahead and talks about the long-term future of the dollar. Can we assume it will always be the reserve currency?The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the...

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The Big Pivot? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast May 21, 2021

After last week’s hotter than expected CPI data, gold sold off, following a pattern we’ve seen over the last few months. But in the last week, gold has rallied, knocking on the door of $1,900. In fact, there has been a broader pivot in the market that could indicate the mainstream is ready to face the reality of inflation. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey talks about the big pivot. He also discusses some bullish fundamentals in the silver market.The SchiffGold...

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Surprise! Not! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap May 14, 2021

CPI came in much hotter than expected. Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida actually said, “We were by higher than expected inflation data.” But should we really be surprised by this? In this episode, Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey talks about inflation and suggests maybe you shouldn’t be shocked. He also discusses the whacked-out labor market.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. You...

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Yellin’ at Yellen: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap May 7, 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen did a big flip-flop this week. Her comments and her subsequent attempt to walk them back were telling. She accidentally revealed the ugly truth about inflation and the central bank’s ability to deal with it. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey takes Yellen to task. He also talks about the recent rally in both gold and silver.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s precious metals news coupled...

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