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Regardless of Who Wins the Election, Confidence in Washington DC Is ALREADY Shattered

| November 2, 2016 | Articles: Insights
Regardless of Who Wins the Election, Confidence in Washington DC Is ALREADY Shattered

It just doesn’t matter much whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the election, at least in terms of gold and silver market fundamentals. That said, the contest itself is signaling something important precious metals investors should be watching intently. This campaign is dragging whatever prestige is still associated with the Office of President into the mud. Few voters on either side bother to spend much time arguing the greatness of their candidate. When both Trump and Clinton carry more baggage than American Airlines, it’s easier to focus on their opponent’s shortcomings. The victor in this epically polarized contest will garner only tepid support from a minority of Americans. He […]

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How Big Is Your Gold and Silver Picture?

| October 31, 2016 | Articles: Insights
How Big Is Your Gold and Silver Picture?

Whether you surf the Internet for information about the precious metals and mining stocks or receive newsletters by snail mail, you’re exposed to predictions by all and sundry: How high will prices go? How long will it take? Will they remain elevated if/when they reach record nominal and/or inflation-adjusted highs? Truth be told, all of us are “inquiring minds who would like to know.” We want to believe that someone somewhere can predict the future. So we seek out gurus who might have special knowledge that puts us on the inside track. It could be on a site like GoldSeek.com, where newsletter writers publish a portion of their work a […]

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How Will the US Election Impact the Price of Gold

How Will the US Election Impact the Price of Gold

With the American election now less than two weeks away, investors are wondering how the final results could impact a volatile precious metals market. While studies show that the price of gold in the long-term is primarily affected by US economic and monetary policies, rather than simply the result of a presidential campaign, the run-up to an election does show distinct trends. Typically, there is an increase in the price of gold as the election year approaches. As the future economic policies of the candidates become more established, there is a slow decline in the few months immediately preceding the election before another noticeable bump after the election is over. […]

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Frank Holmes: “Chindia” Buying Gold on Dips, 20% Corrections Are “Non Events”

Frank Holmes: “Chindia” Buying Gold on Dips, 20% Corrections Are “Non Events”

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): Frank, it’s good to have you back on. Congratulations on another well-deserved award and thanks for joining us again today. Frank Holmes (U.S. Global Investors): Well, thank you for that recognition, but I want to make sure that your listeners know that portfolio manager Ralph Aldis is also key in that whole thought process and director of research and oversees the gold funds with myself. He’s a geologist. He has a master’s in mineral economics, a master’s in geology. I like to tease him he has more degrees than a thermometer. Mike Gleason: Well, […]

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Press Release – Royal Canadian Mint and Bullion Exchanges to release limited edition silver coin series

| October 25, 2016 | Articles: Insights
Press Release – Royal Canadian Mint and Bullion Exchanges to release limited edition silver coin series

2017 marks a critical year for Bullion Exchanges and among the most renowned refiners worldwide- the Royal Canadian Mint. Bullion Exchanges is excited to introduce the all new limited edition series – Canada the Great (CTG) honoring the spectacular Canadian National Parks and Historical Landmarks. Please join us as we tour across Canada to some of the most iconic and beautiful destinations that the wonderful Great North has to offer. This one-of-the-kind series is a result of the successful collaboration of Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Canadian Mint in celebrating the Canadian beauty and uniqueness. “Canada the Great” represents the small journey into the RCM’s homeland and its spirit through featuring […]

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Preparing for Post-Election Social Unrest

| October 25, 2016 | Articles: Insights
Preparing for Post-Election Social Unrest

The 2016 election year is bringing out the worst among some elements of society. From vandalism to physical assaults to large scale race riots to terrorist bombings and mall stabbings, social disorder has become a more prominent feature of life in a polarized America. It’s easy (and politically convenient) for the establishment media to blame Donald Trump for inflaming the political divide. In reality, Trump supporters have far more often been the victims rather than the instigators of political violence. Moreover, the forces driving social unrest have been building for years. And they are being encouraged and funded by far-left organizations. The riotous “Black Lives Matter” movement has received more […]

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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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What in the World Happened to Gold and Silver Prices Last Week?

What in the World Happened to Gold and Silver Prices Last Week?

Gold and silver prices charged higher during the first 6 months of the year. They fell into a rut over the summer, and then hit the skids last Tuesday. Lots of bullion investors are wondering what in the world happened. There are three primary factors driving this price correction. The first is the strength in the U.S. dollar. The DXY index, which measures the dollar against other major world currencies, hit its highest levels since July. This surge, however, is not driven by safe-haven buying as it was immediately following Brexit. That sort of fear driven buying would almost certainly be boosting precious metals as well. Rather, investors are looking […]

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A Short Course on Fear and Greed: Successful Investors Wrote the Book

A Short Course on Fear and Greed: Successful Investors Wrote the Book

Are you a millionaire yet? Me neither. We might have been by now, had we better understood the finer points of “fear” and “greed” during our investing lives. “Greed, for lack of a better word, is good,” said fictional corporate raider Gordon Gekko, played by Michael Douglas in 1987’s “Wall Street.” The quote became a rally cry for the 13-year stock market surge following the October ’87 crash. Fear, on the other hand, can be just as influential in charting investments. “I have only two positions right now – cash and fetal,” wailed investor Jeff Mackey, staring wide-eyed into CNBC’s cameras on October 2, 2008. The subprime mortgage crisis was […]

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Fed Chair Yellen’s Plan B: “Intervene Directly” in Stock Market

Fed Chair Yellen’s Plan B: “Intervene Directly” in Stock Market

October could see a ramping up of volatility across all asset markets. The month is notorious on Wall Street for the 1987 stock market crash. Fall crashes also occurred in 2002 and 2008. Are we due for another one? Perhaps. Some analysts think it will come after the election. Others think the stock market will stay elevated until the Federal Reserve raises rates. The Fed will be out of the picture this month – at least as far as policy decisions are concerned. The Fed won’t convene another policy meeting until November 1-2. Most Fed watchers expect the central bank to avoid making any rate moves so close to the […]

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2017: Gold and Silver’s Year of “Public Recognition”

2017: Gold and Silver’s Year of “Public Recognition”

In all probability, December 2015 marked the bottom of the cyclical gold and silver bear market – a bear cycle that had been in play since silver topped in May 2011 and gold in September of the same year. During the fourth quarter 2015, share price declines of the precious metals mining companies tapered off once the last of the weak hands gave up and sold their positions to stronger, forward-looking investors. If you go to a free chart service like stockcharts.com, you can choose any number of mining stocks and look at their January 19 daily price action. On this date – for most of the top and second-tier […]

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The Federal Reserve Note “Dollar” Is Indeed Dying, but Not Next Week

The Federal Reserve Note “Dollar” Is Indeed Dying, but Not Next Week

Some say the U.S. dollar may die 5 days hence. The Chinese renminbi will kill it. Much is being made of plans by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to add the renminbi to its basket of strategic reserve currencies called Special Drawing Rights (SDR). The IMF will make the change on October 1. While the implications for the Federal Reserve Note, currently the U.S. dollar, as the world’s primary reserve currency may be profound over time and the importance of this event should not be overlooked, the impact is unlikely to happen overnight. The composition of the SDR may change on October 1, but few people understand what the SDR […]

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Where to Find the World’s Greatest Treasures – INFOGRAPHIC

| September 22, 2016 | Articles: General
Where to Find the World’s Greatest Treasures – INFOGRAPHIC

A treasure map of where to find the world’s biggest gold and silver treasures … NEWS SEEMS to break each week of some lucky person unearthing a small fortune in gold or silver, whether buried a long time ago or hidden more recently. These days there really is no need to risk someone else stumbling onto your precious metals treasure. For a small fee BullionVault will bury your gold or silver safely inside one of the world’s most secure storage facilities, fully insured and ready for you to sell at any time of day or night. There are also plenty of other treasures still out there that haven’t been found, […]

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War on Cash Turns to $20, $50, and $100 Bills

War on Cash Turns to $20, $50, and $100 Bills

Harvard professor and economist Ken Rogoff is once again leading the chorus of high-level academics and officials who declare cash is only for criminals. He made his case in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial called the “Sinister Side of Cash.” The solution, he declares, is to simply get rid of anything but the smallest bank notes. In his vision, drug dealers, human traffickers, and tax cheats are everywhere, but they are reliant on cash. Our benevolent central planners can largely incapacitate them by ridding society of anything larger than a $10 bill. Kingpins won’t know what to do when a single-engine Cessna full of cocaine requires a Boeing 747 full […]

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