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Idaho House Votes to Encourage Holding Physical Gold and Silver to Protect State Reserves

| February 11, 2021 | Articles: General

Boise, Idaho (February 11, 2021) — The Idaho State House today overwhelmingly approved a bill which enables the State Treasurer to protect state reserve funds from inflation and financial risk by holding physical gold and silver. State representatives voted 51-19 to pass House Bill 7, the Idaho Sound Money Reserves bill, sending the measure introduced by Representative Ron Nate (R-Rexburg) and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Steve Vick (R-Dalton Gardens) to the Senate for a hearing. Backed by the Sound Money Defense League and others, HB 7 would permit – but not require – the State Treasurer to hold some portion of state funds in physical gold and silver to help […]

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Energy Metals Lead the Charge

| February 11, 2021 | Articles: General
Energy Metals Lead the Charge

Gold and silver aren’t the only viable plays in the metals space – and they aren’t currently the leaders. On Wednesday, both copper and platinum rallied up to multi-year highs. Rhodium, meanwhile, currently commands $21,000 per ounce – yes, per ounce – making it one of the most valuable elements on the planet. What’s driving these “energy” metals? Besides ongoing currency depreciation and the risks of higher inflation, which will help boost all hard assets over time, rising demand for electricity in general and electric vehicles in particular. President Joe Biden recently decreed that the federal government must transition its entire fleet of cars, vans, and trucks to electric motors. […]

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Biden Bailout, Democrat Takeover to Drive Americans into Gold

| January 15, 2021 | Articles: General
Biden Bailout, Democrat Takeover to Drive Americans into Gold

As investors await the incoming Biden administration and the uncertainties that a transition of power may bring, precious metals markets regained some ground through Thursday’s close but have pulled back again on Friday, especially silver and platinum. Precious metals prices and financial markets have seemingly been unaffected by recent political turmoil. Investors have been nonchalant in the face of Capitol unrest and a second impeachment of President Donald Trump – not to mention fresh new records in daily COVID deaths. Against this unfavorable backdrop, the stock market continues to hit new highs on an almost daily basis. Fundamental analysts are left scratching their heads as to what’s fueling such elevated […]

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A Crooked TV-Based “Rare Coin” Dealer Strikes Again

| November 16, 2020 | Articles: General
A Crooked TV-Based “Rare Coin” Dealer Strikes Again

The biggest factor in whether your metals investment will make money will often be whether or not you purchase your metal at a fair price. It is easy to compare prices and avoid getting ripped off, but investors must take the time to do it. If a would-be investor’s first and only call is to (or from) a shady rare coin dealer advertising on television or radio, they are all but certain to get screwed. We’ll share a true story from last week as an object lesson – it’s involving what we’ll refer to as a “television dealer.” Money Metals heard from a woman who had just purchased 631 silver […]

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“Government Sachs” Is Worried About the Federal Reserve Note

“Government Sachs” Is Worried About the Federal Reserve Note

As July comes to a close, gold is up better than 9% for the month and has advanced nearly 30% for the year. Gold’s record-setting rise has been driven by Federal Reserve stimulus, dollar weakness, and strong safe-haven investment demand. Even the Wall Street-centric financial media is taking note: Financial News Anchor #1: Gold is shining once again, this morning. The spot price is touching all-time highs, as the dollar index sits around a two-year low. Financial News Anchor #2: Those gold prices have hit an all-time high. The spot price of gold reaching a record. Gold traditionally surges in times of turmoil. In this case, the economic impact of […]

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Rep. Mooney Seeks to Audit Gold Intervention, Ban Federal Tax on Precious Metals

Rep. Mooney Seeks to Audit Gold Intervention, Ban Federal Tax on Precious Metals

Surreptitious intervention in the gold market by the U.S. government is the target of legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Alex X. Mooney (R-WV). Congressman Mooney just circulated a letter to his House colleagues seeking formal cosponsors and support for his Gold Reserve Transparency Act, H.R. 2559.  The bill calls for a full audit, inventory, and assay of America’s gold reserves for the first time in almost 70 years. But this audit goes deeper… attempting to get to the root of whether, and to what extent, America’s gold has been compromised. Mooney writes: “Because there are concerns the U.S. Treasury may have sold, swapped, leased, or […]

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Urgent Questions about Precious Metals during the Coronavirus Crisis

| March 26, 2020 | Articles: General
Urgent Questions about Precious Metals during the Coronavirus Crisis

Article Source: Money Metals Exchange The past few weeks have brought unprecedented volatility to the bullion market. In addition to wild swings in spot prices, Money Metals has experienced a massive surge in demand and extreme strain on supply, leading to a spike in premiums (on both bids and asks). These are stressful times for everyone, to be sure. But precious metals investors can rest assured physical bullion has always, and will continue to, represent real value during turbulent times. Case in point, while virtually all other assets have crashed, gold has stayed firm near its recent highs. Many longtime gold and silver holders – as well as potential new […]

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Michael Rivero Discusses a Deep State Coup Attempt & How Hillary Might Sneak into the Election

| February 21, 2020 | Articles: General
Michael Rivero Discusses a Deep State Coup Attempt & How Hillary Might Sneak into the Election

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome back Michael Rivero, founder and editor of WhatReallyHappened.com. Michael hosts a daily radio show and covers geopolitics, financial markets and many other topics like few others can and it’s always great to have him on with us. Michael, thanks for joining us again. How are you? Michael Rivero: I’m doing fine, and thank you very much for having me on your show. Mike Gleason: Yeah, it’s been quite a while since we last talked, and I’m super excited to have you back on and hear your thoughts on a number of topics here. Now, for starters, this is shaping up to be a tumultuous year, […]

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Gerald Celente Speaks Out on Iran, Coronavirus, Gold and Global Protests

| February 5, 2020 | Articles: General
Gerald Celente Speaks Out on Iran, Coronavirus, Gold and Global Protests

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome back the one and the only Gerald Celente, publisher of the renowned Trends Journal. Mr. Celente is a frequent guest here on the Money Metals podcast and perhaps is the most well-known trends forecaster in the world and it’s always great to have him on with us. Gerald, thanks for the time again today. I guess we can still say happy new year. Welcome back to you. Gerald Celente: Well thank you and thank you for your kind words. Mike Gleason: Well, Gerald, here we are at the start of another year and a new decade also. At the start of the last decade in […]

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R.I.P. Paul Volcker, the Last “Good” Central Banker

| December 11, 2019 | Articles: General
R.I.P. Paul Volcker, the Last “Good” Central Banker

The last true enemy of inflation the Federal Reserve has seen died earlier this week. Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1979-1987, has passed away. Credited with tampering incredibly high levels of inflation during the Carter and Reagan administration by jacking up interest rates to unpleasant levels, Volcker’s passing harkens back to a time when central bankers weren’t afraid to make tough choices. Volcker instinctively knew that central planning of the economy by tugging on monetary policy levers was not only a tall order, but also wouldn’t ultimately succeed. In an interview the former chairman said about the Keynesian “religion,” “…I was a bit turned off by the […]

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7 quick tips on how to trade forex in Hong Kong

| November 25, 2019 | Articles: General

Following the numerous success stories of high-flying Hong Kong forex traders, many people want to know how to actually trade forex successfully. Budding forex traders need the correct skills and strategies to make it in the forex market. Listed are a few trade secrets that allow new forex traders to see some significant success in their endeavors. The broker they use To be a successful forex trader, it is important that you invest time to carry out research on the broker that you want to trade through. A forex broker provides a forex trading account on a trading platform where you can interact with the market and deposit and withdraw […]

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Sound Money Scholarship Winners Announced

| November 6, 2019 | Articles: General

7 Outstanding Thinkers Earn Nearly $10,000 in Tuition Assistance   Eagle, Idaho (November 6, 2019) – Seven outstanding students beat out more than 100 of their high-school and college peers in making the best case for sound money through an international, gold-backed scholarship competition… …and the winners walked away with almost $10,000 in scholarship awards for their exceptional, thought-provoking essays. For the fourth-straight year, Money Metals Exchange, the national precious-metals dealer that was recently ranked “Best in the USA,” has teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League to offer the first gold-backed scholarship of the modern era. These groups have set aside 100 ounces of physical gold to reward exemplary students who display a […]

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Why Nobody Chants “End the Fed” Anymore

| October 29, 2019 | Articles: General
Why Nobody Chants “End the Fed” Anymore

Americans hated it when the Federal Reserve handed trillions of dollars to crooked Wall Street banks following the 2008 Financial Crisis. Politicians were confronted about the merits of central banking and bailouts. For the first time in history, college students were chanting “End the Fed” at campaign rallies as Ron Paul took the central bank to task during his presidential campaigns. Virtually everyone in America vehemently opposed the central bank handing piles of cash to the same bankers whose greed and fraud had caused the Financial Crisis. Little has changed, but the public’s revulsion taught them an important lesson. If they give handouts to greedy and fraudulent bankers, they had […]

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Why is Gold so Important?

| October 20, 2018 | Articles: General

Why is gold so important? It’s a hard question, right? You must have asked that question to yourself too…why in all those precious metals is gold the most important?  Before answering that question let’s learn first about gold and its uses to tackle that problem. Gold has been used for thousands of years and by ancient civilizations.  We surely don’t know who first discovered gold, but we’re happy they did. Gold’s history can be traced as far back as 40,000 BC!  Pretty old for a precious metal, right? Ancient Egyptians You might wonder what early uses did they have for gold when they first discovered it.  Unfortunately, we don’t know […]

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