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Gold Market Insider David Smith: Turning Points Appear Suddenly, So You Must Be Prepared…

Gold Market Insider David Smith:  Turning Points Appear Suddenly, So You Must Be Prepared…

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome back David Smith, senior analyst at The Morgan Report and regular contributor to MoneyMetals.com. Well David, happy new year, my friend and thanks for joining us again. How are you? David Smith (The Morgan Report): I’m doing good, Mike. Looking forward to a very exciting year. I think we’re going to have all sorts of interesting things to be watching and reacting to. Mike Gleason: Yeah, it certainly looks that way. And we’ve got lots to talk about today as usual. I’ll get right into it. As […]

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Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are dangerously underfunded, and the assets are often invested in securities that have bleak prospects for providing income that keeps up with a general decline in purchasing power. A pension plan requires an employer to make contributions into a pool of funds set aside for a worker’s future benefit. In 1875, when the American Express Company established the first private pension plan in the United States, the face of retirement was […]

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Outlook for Precious Metals in 2017

Outlook for Precious Metals in 2017

Precious metals had a wild ride in 2016, launching higher in the first half of the year and then falling much of the way back to earth in the second half. Our outlook for 2017 hinges on some of the drivers that figured prominently in last year’s trading. There are also a couple of new wrinkles. Europe We’ll start with some fundamentals that metals investors have become well acquainted with in recent years. The troubles plaguing Europe seem to be forgotten, but they certainly aren’t gone. The question is whether or not officials in Europe will be able to keep the wheels on in 2017. Several major European banks remain […]

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What are the Best Investments when Interest Rates are Low?

What are the Best Investments when Interest Rates are Low?

We’re currently living through uncertain times. Interest rates are at historic lows, and this isn’t particularly good news for savers. However, this doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to expand on your savings, or that opportunities aren’t present. There are still some great investments that you can make when interest rates are low. Here are just a couple. Property: Fixed Rate Mortgages In spite of low interest rates, the UK property market continues to boom. Prices have been rising steadily over the past decade, and even in the wake of Brexit, few experts are suggesting that this will end any time soon. As such, property is considered to be a relatively […]

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Michael Pento Exclusive: Cheap Money to Continue Flowing & Helicopter Money to Start after 2017 Crash

Michael Pento Exclusive: Cheap Money to Continue Flowing & Helicopter Money to Start after 2017 Crash

Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome in Michael Pento, president and founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies and author of the book The Coming Bond Market Collapse: How to Survive the Demise of the U.S. Debt Market. Michael is a money manager who ascribes to the Austrian School of Economics and has been a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business News, and also the Money Metals Podcast. Michael, it’s always great to have you on. Thanks for joining us today and welcome back. Michael Pento (Pento Portfolio Strategies): The best of all that list is the Money […]

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Gold and Silver Mining: Trading Tips for Staying on Top of the Market

Some investors are taking the view that a strong breakout in gold and silver miners is flagging up opportunities for gains in the mining sector over the coming months and even further into the future. Tools can help with following prices and company news like those at learn about Money Morning.  And in terms of developing a strategy for staying on top of the market, here is a look at what factors to consider if you want to try and achieve that aim. Balance sheet clues If you are trying to pick out the future winners from the losers, a company’s balance sheet is not a bad starting point when […]

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How Will the Election Outcome Impact Precious Metals?

How Will the Election Outcome Impact Precious Metals?

Metals investors wonder what this presidential election will mean for gold and silver markets. Since Nixon closed the gold window in 1971 and the years of price inflation that followed, presidents have largely ignored gold, the Federal Reserve, and other issues related to sound money. Today, the devaluation of the Federal Reserve Note – the explosion of debt and the eternal deficits which enrich bankers and the political class at the expense of the rest of us – is getting harder to ignore. The looming national bankruptcy coincides with this year’s extraordinarily divisive election. Regardless of which candidate wins, the Washington DC establishment has already lost a great deal of […]

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Fiction, Fairy Tales, and Fiat

Fiction, Fairy Tales, and Fiat

Do young Americans today know anything about economics? No, they don’t, according to a study during the 2016 presidential primary season, which says lots of other Americans don’t either. The survey found 58% of millennials favor government-run socialism (statistically 6 out of 10), while a nearly identical number (64%) don’t want government interference in free markets. The incompatible findings make no sense, unless… Americans aged 18-24 simply don’t understand the real meanings of either concept. Sadly, the study says that’s true of one-third of all Americans. Not a clue. The evidence is the large following behind avowed socialist Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign. This lack of understanding is concerning, […]

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David Morgan Urges Investors to Obtain REAL Money outside the Banking System Immediately

David Morgan Urges Investors to Obtain REAL Money outside the Banking System Immediately

Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to be joined by our good friend David Morgan of The Morgan Report. David, I hope you’ve been having a good summer and welcome back. It’s always a pleasure to talk to you. David Morgan (The Morgan Report): Thank you very much, and yes, I have been having a wonderful summer. Thank you. Mike Gleason: Well, as we begin here, David, please give us your thoughts on the recent pullback in the metals. We’ve maybe been overdue for a correction for a while now. I know in following your work, you’ve been calling […]

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Michael Pento: Stagflation to Force People into Gold

Michael Pento: Stagflation to Force People into Gold

Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason, Money Metals Exchange: It is my privilege now to be joined by Michael Pento, president and founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies and author of the book The Coming Bond Market Collapse: How to Survive the Demise of the US Debt Market. Michael is a money manager who ascribes to the Austrian school of economics and has been a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News, among others. Michael, it’s good to talk to you again. Thanks very much for joining us today and welcome back. Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies: Thanks for having me back on. Mike Gleason: Well […]

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Bitcoin Is Just a Bit Player

Bitcoin Is Just a Bit Player

Over the last few years, so-called “crypto-currencies” – digital equivalents of a monetary exchange unit, have been all the rage. The most well-known in the category, Bitcoin, has had quite a run. Starting out as a “virtual penny stock” it rose in 2014 to the elevated height of $1,150, before crashing back to earth. This “electronic currency” is created and stored in a computerized “wallet.” Purchases and sales are made via a “blockchain” which keeps a memory of every transaction conducted. Private keys (supposedly) provide assurance that a Bitcoin holder’s account is safe. In less than three years, two seminal events have served to give bitcoin users financial heartburn. They […]

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Need-to-Know Tips for Safeguarding Your Precious Metals

Need-to-Know Tips for Safeguarding Your Precious Metals

Gold and silver investors have strong opinions about third-party storage of metals. Privacy, the lack of counterparty risk, and precious metals’ role as “crisis money” are among the most attractive features of physical bullion. So it is no surprise that many investors are totally committed to storing metals at home or someplace else that is both private and accessible 24/7. We wholeheartedly agree with that sentiment and always recommend personal possession when it comes to at least some of your metals. However, there are a number of circumstances where third-party storage makes a heck of a lot of sense. Let’s take a look at the most common… Physical Security and […]

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The Colors of Money Andrew Jackson Still Fights the Banking War

The Colors of Money Andrew Jackson Still Fights the Banking War

By Guy Christopher, Originally Published on Money Metals Exchange This year marks the 101st anniversary of Andrew Jackson rolling over and over in his grave. Back in 1915, the brand new Federal Reserve pasted the 7th President’s likeness on its first $10 debt note – a sharp slap to the President who fought and won his famously bitter battle to destroy the “corrupting monster” of central banking. Old Hickory’s 1836 victory held steady until 1913, when the bankers gathered in secret at Jekyll Island, Georgia to plot the greatest bank robbery in history. The scheme was simple. First, print all the money they wanted, backed only by government promises. Then, […]

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Why Trump’s Winning, Why the Establishment Wants Him Eliminated, and Why You Need Gold like Never Before

Why Trump’s Winning, Why the Establishment Wants Him Eliminated, and Why You Need Gold like Never Before

Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Michael Rivero, founder and editor of WhatReallyHappened.com. Michael is a prolific commentator on geopolitics, financial markets, and many other topics, and also hosts a daily radio show where he comments about it all. Michael, it’s always great to have you with us. How are you? Michael Rivero: I’m doing fine. Thank you very much for having me back on the show. Mike Gleason: Well I’m sure you’ve been enjoying all of the political theater like we have these last couple of weeks and I’ll start off by getting your comments on the silly […]

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