Author Archive: David Levenstein

David Levenstein is a leading expert on investing in precious metals . Although he began trading silver through the LME in 1980, over the years he has dealt with gold, silver, platinum and palladium. He has traded and invested in bullion, bullion coins, mining shares, exchange traded funds, as well as futures for his personal account as well as for clients.

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Government Control of Currency A Good Reason To Hold Physical Gold and Silver

Government Control of Currency A Good Reason To Hold Physical Gold and Silver

The Western U.S. Dollar based monetary system is headed for a disaster. It is inevitable and just a matter of time. Investors who are chasing equities and bonds and who have ignored gold and silver due to the low paper price are losing out on the best buying opportunity of a lifetime.

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Asia Will Have More Impact on Financial Markets Than U.S. Fed Rhetoric

| March 31, 2015 | Category: Economy
Asia Will Have More Impact on Financial Markets Than U.S. Fed Rhetoric

Right now, global financial markets are reacting to what the Federal Reserve may or may not do. At the last FOMC meeting, Yellen decided to drop the word “patience” from its forward guidance. As far as I am concerned, the word patience is irrelevant and it makes no sense whatsoever, why this one word from the Fed should have such an impact on global financial markets. But, this is the madness of today that has pervaded these markets. Basing critical investment decisions on garbage rhetoric, lies and deception rather than real, truthful and important fundamental information have become the norm. To me, it is unbelievable that people have attempted to predict the action of the most powerful bank in the world by deciphering the meaning of one word when the fundamentals are so very clear?

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Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Last week, global markets were dominated by the currency market as the U.S. dollar continued its unrelenting upward momentum impacting on dollar commodities including gold which ended the week at $1158.60 an ounce. Currently, the low interest rate environment has forced individuals to speculate and invest in equities in an attempt to generate some return for their investment. After all who in their right mind is going to pay a bank to keep their money? And, as the hard working individual continues to be penalised, global major banks are getting away with a list of crimes.

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Precious Metals Insurance Against Destructive Policies Of Financial/Political Ellite

Precious Metals Insurance Against Destructive Policies Of Financial/Political Ellite

What I find extremely annoying is the fact that while these banks commit just about every financial crime imaginable, the regulatory bodies refuse to prosecute any banker and continue to harass hard working individuals instead. And, many of these individuals have merely taken precautionary measures to protect their wealth against corrupt governments as well as bad monetary policies.

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Geopolitical Tensions And Currency Debasement Will Push Gold Prices Higher

| February 17, 2015 | Category: Price
Geopolitical Tensions And Currency Debasement Will Push Gold Prices Higher

The race to the bottom continues unabated in the currency wars. And, no matter where you live, if you are stupid enough to believe the rhetoric being spewed out by politicians then you deserve to suffer the consequences. Unfortunately, you have to have a financial insurance policy that will save you from the actions of the current financial and political elite. While there are lots of great options available, owning physical gold and especially silver should be an essential part of this policy.

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Rising Gold Price Warning Sign Of Future Monetary And Currency Turmoil

| February 3, 2015 | Category: Price
Rising Gold Price Warning Sign Of Future Monetary And Currency Turmoil

So far this year the price gold has risen against all major currencies, including the US dollar, with the price above 200-day and 50-day moving averages in bullish formation. To date from its lows gold has risen by up to 13% against the USD, 18% against the pound, 30% against the euro, and 32% against the yen. And, the rise against weaker emerging market currencies has been correspondingly greater. The rising gold price is an early warning of future monetary and currency turmoil. And, as the major central banks around the world continue to print enormous amounts of money, an increase in the demand for physical gold can be expected.

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Expect Higher Gold Prices In 2015

| December 9, 2014 | Category: Price
Expect Higher Gold Prices In 2015

The dollar’s strength is helping to push commodity prices down, as many commodities are priced in dollars, including gold and oil, which in turn doesn’t help the efforts of the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan to boost inflation in their countries. As more people become aware of what is really going on, they will accumulate physical gold and silver, and the prices will have to adjust to the real fundamentals and will no longer be determined by a handful of speculators. So, I expect to see prices trend higher in the New Year.

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Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

| November 25, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

By publishing this statement, the Dutch Central Bank basically admits that holding gold increases the public trust in the central bank as an institution, and that’s a statement which should not and cannot be underestimated as it basically means that only physical gold can be trusted and that the gold should be stored inside the country. ‘He who owns the gold makes the rules’ once again seems to be up-and-coming again.

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Banks Continue Their Criminal Activities, Make Sure You Own Physical Metals

| November 11, 2014 | Category: Investing
Banks Continue Their Criminal Activities, Make Sure You Own Physical Metals

While it is impossible to function without a bank account, it is imperative for individuals to do whatever it takes to preserve their wealth. If there is a financial collapse coming, your bank and your government are not going to do a darn thing to save you. And, instead they will destroy your wealth and leave you destitute. This is why it is important to hold both physical gold and silver.

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Robust Demand for Physical Gold Support Prices

Robust Demand for Physical Gold Support Prices

Gold prices climbed to their highest level since Sept. 10 last week, breaking above the $1,250 an ounce level. Gold’s outlook this week will depend largely on the Federal Reserve policy meeting, when the U.S. central bank is widely expected to end its bond-buying stimulus. The Fed’s two-day meeting, which begins today will also be watched for clues on whether any slowdown in Europe or elsewhere could affect the central bank’s monetary policy. On Monday, October 27, some of the biggest financial news of the year made huge waves all over Asia. Yet in the Western press, this hugely important event was barely even been mentioned.

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Gold Prices Rally Strongly amid Falling Equities

| October 14, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Prices Rally Strongly amid Falling Equities

The gold price suppression has been the result of the activities of the CME Group, together with major banks. By using paper contracts on Comex, these institutions are causing severe dislocations in the real world and the scam can’t continue indefinitely and will cause its own demise by how it distorts the real world of supply and demand. Furthermore, the recent rally in the U.S. dollar is unjustified by the economic fundamentals and will not be sustainable in the long-term. Gold therefore remains a crucial portfolio diversifier for the potential dangers ahead.

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Demand for Physical Gold Remains Strong as Bullion Banks Suppress Prices

Demand for Physical Gold Remains Strong as Bullion Banks Suppress Prices

September has been a poor month for precious metals. Gold is down 5.2%, despite it being gold’s strongest month from a seasonal perspective. The price fall means that gold is heading for the first quarterly loss this year. As a dollar-driven rally spurred by U.S. economic growth and after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated it could raise interest rates sooner than expected earlier this month, gold prices have come under pressure for the entire month of September. However, as there has not been any dumping of the physical metal and as demand remains relatively robust one can surmise that this selling can only be the nefarious activities of the large bullion banks trying to suppress the price of the yellow metal once again and thus give the general public that illusion that owing gold is not as good as owning the U.S. dollar or equities.

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Global Leaders Lying About The State Of The Economy, As Gold Is On Sale

| September 18, 2014 | Category: Economy
Global Leaders Lying About The State Of The Economy, As Gold Is On Sale

As long as the markets continue to believe that the world, specifically the US, is in full economic recovery and higher interest rates are just around the corner, gold will remain under pressure. Personally, I think the downside is limited and we are getting close to a bottom of this cycle. My message here is that while you have many reasons to sell your gold, don’t. Gold is now on sale, and everyone wants to buy valuable assets when they’re cheap. Bullion’s current dip is a golden opportunity to buy low in order to sell high later.

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The Game of Politics And Why It Is Imperative to Hold Gold And Silver

| August 26, 2014 | Category: Economy
The Game of Politics And Why It Is Imperative to Hold Gold And Silver

While I still believe unequivocally that the United States is one of the greatest nations on this planet, I am amazed at the constant flaws of their foreign policy. I also think that government is being manipulated by big businesses, financial institutions and socialist government bureaucrats that promote big government over the individual. I hope this madness stops before it gets out of control. If things spiral out of control those people who hold gold and silver will retain their wealth. Those who hold fiat dollars will be destitute.

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