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When Doves Cry: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap April 9, 2021

Gold hit its highest price in five weeks after the release of the March Federal Reserve meeting minutes and comments by Jerome Powell both reiterated the central bank’s dovish position. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the Fed’s dovish cry and how this could play out. He also discusses a strange dichotomy in the unemployment numbers.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s precious metals news coupled...

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American Gold Eagle Bullion Coin Sales Hit 20-Year High in Q1

While gold prices have languished over the last few months, smart investors have taken advantage of the low prices and loaded up on physical gold.For Q1, the US Mint reported its highest quarterly American Gold Eagle sales in more than 20 years.According to its data, the US Mint sold 412,000 ounces of American Gold Eagles in varying denominations through the first quarter. It was an 88% increase over the first quarter of last year and the largest quarterly sales volume for American Eagles...

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Opportunities Lost: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap April 2, 2021

Joe Biden unveiled his massive infrastructure spending plan complete with tax increases this week. The president says it will create “opportunities.” But what about the opportunities that will never be realized because Biden and company went on a spending spree with our money? Host Mike Maharrey talks about it in this week’s Friday Gold Wrap podcast, along with the latest precious metals and Fed news.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week’s...

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At Some Point You Gotta Pay the Piper: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap March 26, 2021

Every time the economy gets into trouble, governments and central banks react the same way. They slash interest rates and loosen monetary policy.  This gooses the economy — temporarily. But when the next crisis comes, it takes an even bigger dose of extraordinary monetary policy to revive the economy. The Fed has pushed things into the future several times, but as Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey explains, at some point you’ve got to pay the piper. In this episode, he also discusses...

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Does Anybody Really Believe the Fed? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap March 19, 2021

The Federal Reserve held its March FOMC meeting this week. There were no changes in monetary policy, but there was plenty of talk. The question is does anybody really believe what the Fed is saying? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast says the mainstream doesn’t seem to believe the Fed. And he doesn’t either. But for very different reasons.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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Peter Schiff: The Fed Will Wave the White Flag at Inflation

Peter Schiff recently appeared on RT to talk about inflation, the Fed and gold. He said a lot of people still think the Fed will soon tighten monetary policy to deal with rising inflation pressure. But they’re wrong. Ultimately, the Fed is going to surrender to inflation without a fight. When the markets realize this, the dollar is going to crash through the floor and gold is going through the roof.Gold had a little bit of a rebound late last week before giving back some of those gains...

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Stimulus, Inflation and More Inflation: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast March 12, 2021

Do you feel stimulated? Congress got the deal done on a $1.9 trillion stimulus package this week. But the markets continue to behave as if there is no inflation threat with all this borrowing, spending and money printing. On this week’s Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey breaks down the stimulus bill. He tells you what’s in it and who will pay for it. He also talks about rising prices the mainstream can’t seem to find.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary...

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Precious Metals Imports Into US Hit 19-Year High in 2020

Imports into the US of gold, silver and other precious metals surged last year.The value of precious metals pouring into the US hit a 19-year high in 2020 and doubled the volume of 2019, according to an analysis of census trade data by USA TODAY.The influx of precious metals into the US hit $55 billion last year. According to the USA TODAY report, the trend reflected rising demand among purchasers that ranged from Wall Street investment funds to ordinary people buying up...

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At Least Somebody Gets It! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast March 5, 2021

Gold faced more selling pressure this week as the mainstream continues to labor under the misguided notion that the Federal Reserve is going to tighten monetary policy sooner than expected to deal with inflation. Friday Gold Wrap podcast host Mike Maharrey has been arguing the Fed is not going to tighten; it’s going to ramp up quantitative easing to keep rates down. This week, he shares some insights from a mainstream analyst who gets it too.The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast...

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Go Big on Silver With 1,000-Ounce Bars

Silver enjoyed a moment in the sun when the Reddit investors turned their attention to the white metal. Silver has since faded from the headlines but it remains an attractive investment option. As one portfolio manager put it, sub-30-dollar silver “is the most attractive macro-economic asset in the world.”For investors who want to go big and take advantage of what is effectively silver on sale, SchiffGold offers the 1,000-ounce silver bar.That’s nearly 70 pounds of pure silver. Or to...

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