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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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GATA’s Powell: Attacks on Gold & Silver Prices Are Losing Their Impact

GATA’s Powell: Attacks on Gold & Silver Prices Are Losing Their Impact

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Chris Powell, Secretary-Treasurer at the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, also known as GATA. Chris is a long time journalist and hard money advocate, and through his tireless efforts at GATA, he is working to expose the manipulation of the gold and silver markets. Through GATA’s work over the years, some important revelations have come to light which quite honestly should concern everyone. It’s great to have him back on with us. Chris, thanks for the time again today, and welcome. Chris Powell: Oh, thanks as always for your interest, Mike. Mike Gleason: Well, Chris, we think some people owe you and GATA an apology. […]

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The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever”

The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever”

Another week, another new and expanded repo market intervention by the Federal Reserve. On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York intervened twice with fresh liquidity injections. Fed officials raised their offerings for overnight repos up from $75 billion to a staggering $120 billion. This comes on top of the $60 billion per month in Treasury bill purchases that will extend well into next year and possibly beyond. Over the past month alone, the Fed’s balance sheet has soared by $200 billion. You might think numbers like these should be quite alarming to investors and to anyone who holds U.S. dollars. But the strange thing about these Fed interventions […]

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Craig Hemke: Ignore the Elliott Wave “Buffoons” Calling for a Gold Crash

Craig Hemke: Ignore the Elliott Wave “Buffoons” Calling for a Gold Crash

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome back Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report. Craig is a well-known name in the metals industry and runs one of the most highly respected websites in our space and provides some of the very best analysis on banking schemes, the flaws of Keynesian economics, and evidence of manipulation in the gold and silver markets that you will find anywhere. Craig, welcome back, and thanks for joining us again. How are you today? Craig Hemke: Mike, my friend, it’s always a pleasure. Thanks for the invite. Mike Gleason: Absolutely. Love to get you back on and thanks for the time. Well, the recent smash in […]

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Yes, Gold “Just Sits There” and That’s Quite a Feat

Yes, Gold “Just Sits There” and That’s Quite a Feat

The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Zweig famously referred to gold as a “Pet Rock” in 2015. He was blasted by people who understand that gold is no passing fad, and it serves some very important roles in an investment portfolio. The valuable roles played by gold have been well covered here. It’s a hedge against both inflation and deflation, it represents true diversification for portfolios stuffed with conventional securities, and it is a way of protecting wealth during tumultuous times. But Jason Zweig, Warren Buffett and other notable gold critics who complain about the metal “just sitting there” fail to understand the flaw in their basic assertion. What they believe to be a potent […]

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Warren Charts Wealth-Raiding Warpath to the White House

Warren Charts Wealth-Raiding Warpath to the White House

Despite the gravity of an impeachment inquiry that threatens to bring down the presidency of Donald J. Trump, markets have largely shrugged it off. The reason? Odds of a two-thirds majority in the Republican-controlled Senate voting to remove Trump from office are slim. What has Wall Street more concerned are the rising odds of Elizabeth Warren becoming the Democrat nominee for president. Her surge (and Joe Biden’s weakness) in the polls may have even contributed to some of last week’s stock market volatility. The Democrats’ 2016 nominee, Hillary Clinton, was a status quo candidate who had the backing of billionaires, bankers, and big tech. Warren, on the other hand, worries […]

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Bill Holter: Credit Seizure Could Eventually Shut Down Supply Chains

| October 21, 2019 | Articles: Insights
Bill Holter: Credit Seizure Could Eventually Shut Down Supply Chains

Futures Market Failure to Someday Trigger Run on Gold/Silver Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here  Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Bill Holter of JSMineset and the Holter-Sinclair Collaboration. Since leaving Wall Street more than a decade ago, Bill has made a name for himself as an astute and highly respected market commentator, writer and has teamed up with Jim Sinclair to help others discover the inherent dangers of our debt based economy and how to protect yourself against it. Bill, it’s great to have you back and I very much appreciate the time today. Welcome. Bill Holter: Thanks for having me, Mike. Mike Gleason: […]

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Federal Reserve’s New QE Transfers Wealth to Its Owner Banks

Federal Reserve’s New QE Transfers Wealth to Its Owner Banks

Metals investors are positioning themselves for rapidly developing political and geopolitical events, as well as a rapidly expanding Federal Reserve balance sheet. What started out as a limited intervention to provide temporary liquidity to overnight lending markets has morphed into a massive $60-billion-per-month Treasury-buying campaign. By some measures, it’s even bigger than the last Quantitative Easing program. The Fed has yet to fully explain why this is all necessary given the lack of an immediate crisis in the real economy. Last week, Fed chair Jerome Powell took great pains to insist that their expanded repo market operations are “not QE” – only to announce a massive new Treasury bill buying […]

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“Baghad Jerome” Powell Denies the Fed Is Using Financial Crisis Tools

“Baghad Jerome” Powell Denies the Fed Is Using Financial Crisis Tools

Jerome Powell has something in common with Bagdad Bob, Saddam Hussein’s infamous press secretary. They’re both liars, suggests Money Metals podcast guest Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report. Telling obvious lies with a straight face is part of Powell’s job description. He hopes to maintain order even though anyone who is paying attention knows something extraordinary is going on. When the Fed stepped into the “repo” markets at the end of September with hundreds of billions in short term loans for its owner banks, Powell stood out front telling everyone there is nothing to worry about. The Fed’s repo market lending was initially sold as a very temporary measure to […]

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David Smith: Consider Precious Metals for Insurance First, Profit Second…

| October 11, 2019 | Category: Investing
David Smith: Consider Precious Metals for Insurance First, Profit Second…

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome back David Smith, senior analyst at The Morgan Report and regular contributor to MoneyMetals.com. David, good to talk to you and thanks for the time. How are you? David Smith: Same here, Mike. I’m just fine. It’s good to speak with you again. Interesting times indeed. Mike Gleason: They always are it seems. Well, you recently wrote a piece for the MoneyMetals.com site last week in which you termed this most recent correction in precious metals as “the last train out” for bulls. Gold and silver had been trading range bound for years now. We saw a false breakout in 2016 when silver ran do about $1 an ounce […]

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Monetary Madness Puts U.S. Dollars Holders in Jeopardy

Monetary Madness Puts U.S. Dollars Holders in Jeopardy

We’re in uncharted territory. Never before have U.S. fiscal and monetary policy been leveraged so heavily to boost an economy that wasn’t even in recession. Something will break – and it could be the value of U.S. currency. The Federal Reserve Note now faces devaluation pressures on multiple fronts. With the federal government running a trillion-dollar budget deficit and an election year approaching, fiscal restraint is a dead letter in Washington, D.C. Politicians are fighting over who can promise to borrow and spend the most. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is trying to talk the dollar down versus the currencies of China and other trading partners. Even as Trump vents frustration […]

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Learning to protect your trading capital

| August 29, 2019 | Articles: Insights

If you cannot take care of the trading money, it will get away from you easily. Trading in the most volatile marketplace in the world, it is obvious to lose the trades. And when you will lose the trades, it will take the capital away from your account. As the initial investment is the main support of your trading business, it is needed to be reserved. You can use the trading money to invest in the trades but it cannot be too aggressive. The concept is to invest your money into the business with the most control. This article will discuss the idea of protecting the trading money to the […]

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Be Smart When You Buy Gold Or Silver

Sо аrе уоu lооkіng tо buу gоld аnd silver? Thіѕ іѕ a ѕmаrt сhоісе mаnу реорlе аrе mаkіng tоdау gіvеn thе есоnоmіс unсеrtаіntу thаt global markets fасе. And іt dоеѕn’t lооk lіkе thіngѕ wіll gеt bеttеr аnуtіmе soon. Wіth thе United Stаtеѕ lоѕіng іtѕ AAA сrеdіt rating fоr thе fіrѕt tіmе іn hіѕtоrу аnd thе huge аmоunt оf dеbt іt іѕ іn, 15 trіllіоn аnd counting, thе US dollar іѕ сеrtаіnlу dооmеd tо disaster. Debt іѕ ѕо оut оf соntrоl thаt thе US саnnоt еvеn рау іntеrеѕt оn іt! I bеlіеvе wе wіll ѕооn ѕее thе US dollar bеіng rерlасеd аѕ thе world’s reserve currency. Tо mаkе mаttеrѕ worse, аll […]

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Frank Holmes: Negative Real Interest Rates to Send Gold Soaring

Frank Holmes: Negative Real Interest Rates to Send Gold Soaring

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer at US Global Investors. Mr. Holmes has received various honors over the years, including being named America’s Best Fund Manager by the Mining Journal. He’s also the co-author of the book The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing, and is a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and also right here on the Money Metals podcast. Frank, welcome back and thanks for joining us again today. How are you? Frank Holmes: I’m great. And it’s wonderful to be back and see the gold markets have a new life and vibrancy to it. Mike Gleason: Yeah, certainly a lot […]

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