Researchers at Duke University are experimenting with replacing lithium in batteries with argyrodite, a mineral that contains silver along with other elements.
As the world continues to be rocked by inflation and financial instability, four precious metals "megatrends" have emerged largely undetected by the mainstream – central bank gold buying, rapidly expanding silver uses, a platinum supply breakdo
The time has now come for the 99.5% of financial assets which are not invested in gold, silver or precious metals mining stocks to grab both the investment and wealth preservation opportunity of a life time.
Precious metals should be taking a beating. Interest rate hikes and stronger-that-expected economic numbers were poised to harm gold prices, yet they've held steady through the storm and remain far higher than they were as recently as March.
Gold has long been considered a store of value and a hedge against economic uncertainty.
Backdrop: Big Picture Trends and Silver
The U.S. dollar could someday go the way of all paper-currencies past and be consumed in a hyperinflationary fire.
The managed money, which is basically hedge funds, have gone net-short silver and the swaps have gone net-long silver (in the futures market).
There has been a steady migration of gold from West to East over the last three decades.
How do you see the two as governments worldwide continue to engage in rampant currency debasement and are rolling out central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)?
Given the current macroeconomic environment and the supply and demand dynamics, silver is significantly undervalued at $24 to $25 an ounce.
De-dollarization can be accomplished by using yuan to settle international trade and store surpluses in gold through the SGEI.
Central Banks' Unprecedented Gold Buying Spree Signals Shift in Attitude and Motives
+ 16 tons in May + 144 tons from November Total "official" stockpiles = 2,092 tons
Last week, Citigroup analysts published a report calling for silver to reach $30 per ounce within 9 months.
The debt ceiling "crisis" is coming to a head. We're pretty confident Republicans and Democrats will strike a deal and raise the debt ceiling. That's supposed to solve the problem. But Friday Gold Wrap podcast host Mike Maharrey says the solution is
The Indian central bank has announced another round of demonetization with a plan to withdraw 2,000-rupee notes from circulation.
The In Gold We Trust report for 2023, titled "Showdown," focuses on upcoming showdowns between the West and the East, competing currencies, monetary policy, and the gold price.
Citigroup projects silver could rise to $30 an ounce in the next six months to a year.
Poland is buying gold again.
We saw a big selloff in the gold market last week and the price dropped below $2,000 an ounce.
According to the company's statement, Russians are now able to buy, sell or store their purchased gold bars and coins.
Silver Dave Breger comes on the show to talk about minting silver, precious metals, gun church, Porcfest, etc...
And now, The central bank's latest plan will allow small amounts of Zimbabwean dollars to be exchanged for the digital gold token, enabling more Zimbabweans to hedge against currency volatility.
One of the unsung heroes in American history was a prominent New York City lawyer named Frederick Barber Campbell.
Monday 3 AM, China Just Made Gold Money Again
John Sneisen (The Economic Truth) comes on the show to discuss the economy, coming collapse, recent bank collapses and bailouts, CBDS's, cryptos, precious metals, The "Blue Wave" Propaganda Bot Network, etc...
Back in the day, before refrigeration, a particular problem was keeping stuff fresh for extended periods. There were many weird and wonderful ideas, the practical ranging from the Victorian ice house, to cool dark pantries and root cellars.
Peter Schiff (Euro Pacific Capital; Schiff Gold) discuss precious metals, cryptos, economic and market conditions, etc...
Specie is defined as "a precious metal stamped into coins of uniform shape, size, design, content, and purity, suitable for or customarily used as currency, as a medium of exchange, or as the medium for purchase, sale, storage, transfer, or deliver