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J. Powell’s Word-Salad: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Oct. 11, 2019

Everybody is talking about the possibility of a trade deal.Well, maybe not everybody. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey rehashes his standard trade war observations and then moves on to bigger news – Jerome Powell’s announcement that the Fed is resuming QE. Of course, Powell didn’t exactly say that. In fact, he tried to say the opposite in a statement that Mike describes as “word salad.” In this episode, Mike breaks down what’s going on with the Fed and why it...

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The Plight of the Unicorn: The Bubble Bursts

The unicorns are dying.Markets seemed to really wake up to the plight of the unicorn when WeWork aborted its much-anticipated IPO, but the air started coming out of the unicorn bubble long before WeWork’s IPO demise.Unicorns are privately held companies valued over $1 billion. Companies like Lyft, Chewie, Uber and WeWork were the darlings of WallStreet. Their IPOs were much-anticipated by investors. They are also the poster children for easy-money induced market mania, and their IPOs were...

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ETF Gold Holdings Hit All-Time Record High

ETF gold holding reached all-time highs in September.Globally, gold-backed ETFs added 75.2 tons of metal to their holdings last month, according to the most recent data released by the World Gold Council. That brought total gold holdings to 2,808 tons, eclipsing the previous record set back in 2012 when the price of gold was near $1,700 per ounce. Global ETF gold holdings have grown by 368 tons on the year, a 13.4% increase.Funds in every region saw inflows of gold in September.North...

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Rising Investor Interest in Silver

Interest in silver investment has increased significantly in recent months. According to a report commissioned by the Silver Institute and put together by Metals Focus, silver investment has increased across a range of available instruments including physical metal, exchange-traded products (ETP) and in the futures markets.Increased market volatility, a return to easy-money policies by central banks, geopolitical uncertainty and deteriorating economic conditions have spurred investment in...

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The Word of the Day Is Volatility: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Oct. 4, 2019

It was a bumpy ride in the markets this week. Right now, volatility is the name of the game – in both stocks and precious metals. People are getting nervous out there with some pretty grim economic data this week stirring up recession fears. Meanwhile, the US government just keeps spending money it doesn’t have. Host Mike Maharrey talks about all of this and more in this week’s episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of...

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Peter Schiff: The Party Is Over

As Peter Schiff put it in his podcast, if the first trading day of the fourth quarter was a sign of things to come, bulls on Wall Street are in for a rough end to the year. In fact, Peter said the party is over and you don’t want to be the last one to leave. The Dow was down 343.7 points and the Nasdaq shed 90 on a day that started out all sunshine and roses.For a couple of days, the economic news wasn’t quite as bad as it could have been, or maybe some of the numbers...

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Peter Schiff: JP Morgan Indictments Don’t Prove Gold Manipulation Conspiracy Theories

You have probably heard about the JP Morgan traders indicted in a gold and silver market manipulation scheme. The allegations involve “spoofing.” Traders put in buy and sell orders with the intention of canceling them before execution. But creating false impressions of demand, they could potentially move prices and cash in on their own trades. Meanwhile, JP Morgan has accumulated the most significant physical silver position of all-time.Peter Schiff recently appeared on to explain exactly...

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Peter Schiff Says the Price of Gold Is Going to Take Off! But Why? (Video)

Peter Schiff has been saying that the price of gold and silver are going to take off.But why?Peter isn’t just taking a wild guess or gazing into a mystical crystal ball. He’s basing this prediction on the unavoidable economic consequences stemming from decades of Federal Reserve mechanizations. In s nutshell, the central bank has checked us into a monetary roach motel. Once it entered the current policy there was no way it would ever be able to leave.In this SchiffGold Videocast, Peter...

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Fed Mechanizations: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Sept. 20, 2019

It was Fed week. As widely expected, the central bank cut interest rates another 25 basis points on Wednesday. But the real Fed action happened on Tuesday morning and most people didn’t even notice.In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey talks about all of the Fed mechanizations – not just the rate cut – and what it all could mean. 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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I Owe, I Owe… SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Sept. 13, 2019

The price of gold whipsawed this week, driven up and down by various headlines. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey covers some of the big news that moved the markets. But he said that we need to keep our eyes on the big picture. All of this is happening in front of a backdrop of surging debt driven by central bank policy. How much do we owe and what does it mean for the future? Mike talks about it. The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary...

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