Gold prices surged to test the $2,000/oz level early this week before retreating ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
The high-profile collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last week is a story about bad debt, just not in the way most people think.
In September 2021, Silvergate Bank, specializing in digital currency, was performing well. In fact, the bank reported record-breaking growth in deposits and loans in 2020, thanks in part to increased demand for its services from clients in the cryptocurrency industry.
Gold bugs started 2023 with high hopes after the precious metals sector showed impressive relative strength versus paper assets in 2022.
Something like the plot of Atlas Shrugged seems to be playing out across America.
Regal Assets, a somewhat prominent gold and silver dealer in southern California, is in serious trouble based on news released last week.
Joe Biden entered the Oval Office with relatively low approval ratings.
The Fed has massively inverted the yield curve. We explain why investors might be frontrunning themselves and why the long-term rate won’t budge.
As investors hope for a Santa Claus rally in the days ahead, the Grinch is looking to steal their holiday cheer.
The recent implosion of FTX is explained and why the inevitable crypto and pension fund collapse was precipitated by Fed policy.
While investors continue to await a possible Federal Reserve pivot toward monetary easing, the pivot has already occurred in major asset markets, including precious metals.
The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) took a dive last Friday following a middling jobs report.
Precious metals investors remain cautious following the Federal Reserve’s latest jumbo rate hike.
The Fed continues to raise interest rates to try and fix the economy and bring down inflation.
The gold market enters trading for the month of November on a losing streak.
Americans will vote in the midterm elections next Tuesday.
As investors weigh conflicting economic data and the prospects for a Fed pivot, precious metals markets are quietly basing out.
The Federal Reserve finally stopped referring to inflation as “transitory” earlier this year and got serious about trying to control the painful rise in prices it has caused.
A new Money Metals client reported to us significant trouble retrieving of his silver American Eagles which were supposed to be held for him in a segregated storage account at another prominent bullion dealer.
As new inflation data pushes the Fed toward continuing with rate hikes, precious metals markets are struggling to make headway.
Robert Leroy Higgins, owner of precious metals dealer Argent Asset Group and the First State Depository (FSD) in Delaware, is in hot water with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
In August, demand for bullion had slacked a bit from the frenetic pace set over the past two years.
A yield on gold and silver is an attractive alternative to falling yields in dollars or the negative yield with costs of vaulting your precious metals. But are the yields high enough?
Precious metals markets are trying to tough this week despite another large rate hike by the Federal Reserve.
Most pundits and thinkers are wrong about the relationship between interest rate hikes and bond prices.
The Moscow World Standard has been the subject of rumors and speculation. Can it take out the LBMA incumbent? Will Russia be able to push up the price of gold? We breakdown the dynamics and discuss.
The silver market is showing signs of scarcity that haven’t occurred in years. Key indicators continue to stray further from normal market conditions, and we break down why.
People are buying gold hoping to hedge against inflation. We offer a more compelling reason to own gold and discuss what it can do when you own it.
We discuss the recent news of JP Morgan’s spoofing and why the monetary metals are behaving so oddly.
The price of gold may reach about $2,100 an ounce, up from its present price of around $1,800 per ounce by the end of 2022.