In my 2010 book, Crisis Economics, I defined financial crises not as the "black swan" events that Nassim Nicholas Taleb described in his eponymous bestseller, but as "white swans."
Gold futures have just surged back above $1600 as investors worldwide charge into safe-havens this morning (bonds are also bid, as is the USDollar) as it becomes clearer and clearer that China is lying and no one really knows the situation of the Cov
This is a story about a chart. A pretty astonishing chart.
The silver-gold ratio has ticked back up to historically high levels of late.
What a Sanders win means is much bigger government deficits, and much more money printing by the Fed because there is no way to finance all of the spending that will happen with tax hikes on the rich.
In the first half of 2019 alone, production grew by a whopping 10%. Russian gold manufacturing is booming.
Why is Gold Skyrocketing?
For anyone following the gold industry, a significant development that many in the finance industry may not be paying close attention to is the emergence of Judy Shelton within the Federal Reserve.
Are the underlying mechanics of the largest gold ETF a cause for concern?
Owning gold is a way to get out of this "debt trap", but governments don't want you to own gold, especially in Germany
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio sat down with CNBC's Squawk Box at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.
There are reasons to think that the gold price will rise faster than expected.
David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist of Rosenberg Research, doesn't believe in the sustainability of the stock market rally, and warns that investors may be disappointed at the end of the year. He is bullish on energy stocks - and predicts
The strategic case for owning gold remains strong, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs. They point to such factors as political uncertainty, recession fears and other worries among the global elite.
Bitcoin has long been heralded as digital gold.
Gold surged above the $1,550 mark in the wake of a US airstrike that killed a prominent Iranian general and has hit levels not seen since 2010. Yesterday morning, gold was trading above $1,580...
Well that de-escalated quickly...
According to a press release this week from bullion bank controlled industry group the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), the total amount of gold held by combined LBMA commercial vaults and Bank of England vaults in London hit a record 8,228
In 2019, gold had its best year since 2010. Peter Schiff appeared on the RT Dec. 31 and said he thinks the yellow metal should have done even better. And given the current economic conditions, he believes the 20's will be an explosive decade for go
Our guest on SBTV this week is Bill Murphy, the Chairman and Director of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA). Bill is a veteran in the gold and silver industry known for his dogged efforts in calling out market manipulation in the precious me
Gold broke out of a six year consolidation. Things look up in 2020.
The efficacy of a metallic monetary system is beyond dispute at least among real economists which eliminates just about 95% of whom are now engaged in the "profession."
As usual in bull phases, silver had the greatest surge, rising by 452% from its lows during the Great Recession. Gold's ascent was less spectacular, but it nonetheless vaulted almost 170% from where it bottomed in late 2008.
The last few days have seen silver dramatically outperforming gold...
As we approach the end of 2019, gold is on track for a healthy yearly gain. To date, the yellow metal is up over 16% on the year.
Last week we reported that something strange was going on at the same time that central banks are injecting $100 billion each month in electronic money to crush volatility and ramp markets: a similar amount in physical currency and precious metals wa
In my previous post, from March 2018, on the audits of US official gold reserves, I have exposed that during the audit procedures of the US official gold reserves from 1974 through 2008, repeatedly audit staff deviated from the auditing protocol, whi
Something strange is going on: at the same time that central banks are injecting $100 billion each month in electronic money to crush volatility and ramp markets, a similar amount in hard physical currency and precious metals is literally disappearin
Give anyone the capability to print money out-of-thin-air, and they will ultimately reach the point where they can't stop themselves from printing. In a world where supply & demand reigns supreme, it's easy to see why counterfeiting always ends ruin.
With the dollar sliding, and following yesterday's dovish market reaction to The Fed, ECB's Lagarde comments on inflation (increasing its expectations for 2020 and said that Q4 2022 inflation will be at 1.7%) and noting labor costs pressures have str