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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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Tennessee Will Explore the Possibility of a State Gold Depository

Last month, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill into law that creates a commission to study the feasibility of creating a gold bullion depository in the Volunteer State.A state bullion depository would not only create a safe place to store precious metals; it would increase the state’s financial independence. It could also facilitate the everyday use of gold and silver in financial transactions in Tennessee and set the stage to undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.Sen. Paul...

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Peter Schiff: Traders Starting to Realize High Inflation is Bullish for Gold

For months, the markets have responded to inflationary pressures by piling into dollars and selling gold. They’ve taken this counterintuitive approach because they believe the Fed will tighten monetary policy to fight inflation sooner rather than later. But we’re starting to see a shift in sentiment. As Peter Schiff explains in a recent podcast, traders seem to be realizing that inflation might be here to stay, and that is bullish for gold and bearish for the dollar.Last month, we started...

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Peter Schiff Gold Videocast: The Lull Before the Storm

Over the last several months, gold and silver have faced strong tailwinds due to market expectations that the Fed would tighten monetary policy sooner rather than later to fight price inflation. But after April’s hotter than expected CPI, that sentiment seems to have shifted and the markets are acting the way you would expect in an inflationary environment. Gold and silver have rallied and the dollar has shown weakness. In fact, gold pushed above the $1,900 an ounce level.In this Gold...

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The end of paper gold and silver markets

Goldmoney Insights – May 20, 2021 This article looks at the likely consequences of the Bank for International Settlements’ introduction of the net stable funding requirement (NSFR) for bank balance sheets, insofar as they apply to their positions in gold, silver and other commodity markets. If they are introduced as proposed, banks will face significant financing penalties for taking trading positions in derivatives. The problem is particularly important for the London gold market, as...

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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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Silver Demand for Flexible and Printed Electronics Expected to Boom

The price of silver is up over 70% year on year. Investment demand was at record levels during the pandemic, but industrial outtake plunged. As economies have opened up, industrial demand for silver has rebounded, helping to support rising prices. And there are reasons for continued bullishness on silver in the long term.According to a recent report from the Silver Institute, silver demand for printed and flexible electronics is forecast to increase 54% over the next 10 years.Demand for...

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Silver Up Over 70% Year-on-Year

Silver pushed above $27 an ounce last week and rallied to over $28.50 on May 18. There has been some selling since, but as of the morning of May 19, the white metal was trading around $27.40 an ounce. That’s a better than 70% increase year-on-year. Even the mainstream is bullish on silver with many commodity analysts saying the rally will likely continue. Investment demand for silver soared during the pandemic. Holdings in silver-backed ETFs tripled last year, surpassing 1 billion ounces...

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