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Gold mining stocks have outperformed the Dow since 1920

Monday, June 26, 2017
Dan Popescu - GoldBroker
The Gold Standard
According to Mises, money’s function as a medium of exchange is thus the central one, while its store of value and unit of account functions are merely subordinate functions. I would say store of value and unit of account is what makes the medium of exchange marketable. The medium of exchange has to be simple to understand, not only by educated people but also the most uneducated. It has to be easily accessed, not only in ideal circumstances but also in difficult ones. Many things have been trie
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
Valuation Anomalies Suggest Historic Precious Metal Lows
Today, we’re going to start with an interview with billionaire Frank Giustra – perhaps, Canada’s most famous mining stock promoter.  Who, in this interview, comes as close to accusing gold of being manipulated as mainstream investors are “allowed.” Do you think the gold market is manipulated? No, I don’t think it is manipulated.  Manipulation is a strong word. But I do believe it is managed, by the policy makers who need to keep confidence in a system when it goes sideways.  Any major spike in t
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Inflation is no longer in stealth mode
IHS Markit index shows UK households pessimistic about finances for 2017-208 UK household finances remain under intense pressure from rising living costs 58 percent of respondents expected higher interest rates in 12 months time Inflation in the United Kingdom currently at near four-year high Prices up prices by 2.9pc year-on-year, biggest annual increase since June 2013 In May consumer spending in the UK fell for the first time in almost four years By a continuing process of inflation, governm
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
The Most PiMBEEB Transaction Of All-Time
Monday mornings can be daunting, in processing the massive amount of PiMBEEB – or Precious Metal bullish, everything-else-bearish – news since my last publication, 72 hours earlier.  This, amidst a world where government-commandeered “markets” signal nothing but the madness they have created, and the carnage that must surely ensue – as if generational economic weakness; the highest-ever debt load; the largest-ever industrial oversupply; the lowest-ever cumulative purchasing power; and the highes
Monday, June 19, 2017
Jason Hamlin - Gold Stock Bull
GSB Weekly Review: FED Hikes, Dollar Climbs, Gold Slides
Gold and Silver Commentary: Gold bottomed in December of 2015 and again in December 2016, but gold prices have risen for the past six months.  The 50 day moving average (gold, but not yet silver) has crossed above the 200 day moving average – a so-called “golden cross.”  Expect higher prices for both gold and silver. Gold should move higher for several years given the increasingly dangerous global economic conditions, low interest rates and continual fiat currency devaluations.  A major stock ma
Friday, June 16, 2017
Frank Shostak
How Much Money should there be ? 
Most economists believe that a growing economy requires a growing money stock, on grounds that growth gives rise to a greater demand for money which must be accommodated. Failing to do so, it is maintained, will lead to a decline in the prices of goods and services, which in turn will destabilize the economy and lead to an economic recession-or, even worse, depression
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
Platinum, The Forgotten Precious Metal-Revisited
My good friend Adam Meister – i.e, the “Bitcoin Meister” of (rapidly increasing) YouTube fame – sagely stated today, “you get rich slowly, and poor quickly” – which goes double for those utilizing traditional valuation metrics in historically manipulated markets.  Fortunately, no financial manipulation, throughout the course of history, has ended well; and now that the “custodians” of history’s largest, most destructive fiat Ponzi have reached their ‘trapped rats on a sinking ship’ moment, the “
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Ron Paul - Texas Straight Talk
I love Gold because it gives financial security 
It is not Gold in and of itself that excites me, but the many benefits of sound money. Another benefit is financial security. Can sound money give you financial security? There is something very comforting in knowing that what you earn today will retain its purchasing power in the years to come. Indeed, the same silver dime that bought a loaf of bread in the 1960s can still buy a loaf of bread with its precious metal content – which is worth about $1.00 today.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Frank Shostak
Inflation: It It the Disease or the Symptom?
According to Ludwig von Mises,Inflation, as this term was always used everywhere and especially in this country, means increasing the quantity of money and bank notes in circulation and the quantity of bank deposits subject to check. But people today use the term `inflation' to refer to the phenomenon that is an inevitable consequence of inflation, that is the tendency of all prices and wage rates to rise. The result of this deplorable confusion is that there is no term left to signify the cause
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Robert Blumen - 24hgold
Real Bills, Phony Wealth 
"The masses are misled by the assertions of the pseudo-experts,” wrote Mises, “that cheap money can make them prosperous at no expense whatever.” The damage that this inflationary fallacy has done to our monetary institutions cannot be over-estimated. In spite of efforts by classical and Austrian economists to refute it, it refuses to die. It has been resurrected under many guises, but all with the same error at its core: that printing money can create real wealth.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
What Does The UK Vote “Mean” To Precious Metals? 
It’s Friday morning, and for those worried that yesterday’s $4 billion “sell” of unbacked paper gold – nearly twice the COMEX’s registered physical inventory; and this morning’s equally egregious COMEX-opening raid, symbolize a change for the worse, fear not.  Clearly, the 200-week moving average and 5½ year downtrend line wars are not over – as I assure you, when they are inevitably breached, to the point that traders feel confident in the trend change’s “legs,” the breakout will be extremely p
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
How gold can rescue pensions 
The World Economic Forum, in conjunction with Mercers (the actuaries) recently estimated that the combined pension deficit currently stands at $66.9tr for eight countries, rising to $427.8tr in 2050. The eight countries are Australia, Canada, China, India, Japan, Netherlands, UK and US. Of the 2016 figure, $50.5tr is unfunded government and public employee pension promises. Yes, we are now talking in hundreds of trillions. Other welfare-providing states missing from the list have deficits that a
Friday, June 9, 2017
Jason Hamlin - Gold Stock Bull
Gold, the Dow, Bubbles and the Coming Correction
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading at all-time highs. The NASDAQ and the S&P 500 are similar. This begs many questions. Are the high stock prices supported by fundaments or have they been levitated with “easy money?” Bubbles always collapse and prices crash. Stock indices are too high, but are they in historical bubble territory? What about gold, silver, real estate and bonds? Are they also in bubbles? Quick Conclusions: Easy money and massive debts – thanks to the Federal Reserve
Thursday, June 8, 2017
John Butler - Goldmoney
The Golden Revolution, Revisited: Chapter I
Chapter IThis Insight is the third in the serial publication of the new, Revisited edition of my book, The Golden Revolution (John Wiley and Sons, 2012). (The first instalment can be found here.) The book is being published by Goldmoney and will also appear as a special series of Goldmoney Insights over the coming months. This instalment comprises the first chapter of Section I.View the entire Research Piece as a PDF here.On the Misunderstanding of Money“[Adam] Smith, far from being the founder
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Perth Mint Blog - Perth Mint Blog.
The ultimate guide to silver
Thinking about investing in silver? Here's your essential guide to the history, culture and science of one of the most remarkable metals known to man.  . The Periodic Table lists elements in order of atomic weight. At 47 on the table, silver is represented by 'Ag' from argentum, the Latin description for white, shiny metal.  . Silver is one of the seven so-called 'metals of antiquity' which mankind identified and found uses for thousands of years ago.  . First mined around 3,000 BC i
Monday, June 5, 2017
James Turk - Goldmoney
  A Short History of the Gold Cartel 
Governments want a low gold price to make national currencies look good. Gold is recognizable the world over as the "canary in the coal mine" when it comes to money. A rising gold price blurts the unpleasant truth that a national currency is being poorly managed and that its purchasing power is being inflated.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Michael Ballanger
Keep Calm and Carry On
As I was walking through the shopping district of Kingston-on-Thames yesterday, I was wondering whether the locals had gotten the memo that the country remained on "High Alert" in light of the Manchester bombings. Here I was in the middle of an historic "village," walking across the Clattern Bridge (built in 1293) along with thousands of British shoppers, laughing and joking, sitting in pubs, talking about the rugby matches and generally going about their regular daily business as if nothing had
Friday, June 2, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Trust in the Bigger Picture, Trust in Gold
Trump pulls out of Paris Climate Accord Gold pauses ahead of non-farm payrolls data In Gold We Trust 2017 released Reports on the ‘Everything Bubble’ On average gold is up 5.88% ytd, since start of 2017. Trump ‘was the trigger of the sudden reverse thrust of the gold price’ Reorganization of the global monetary order considered a ‘grey swan’ Trump’s announcement late yesterday that the US would be pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord saw gold prices retreat. Markets are now awa
Friday, June 2, 2017
JS Kim - Smart Knowledge U
Gold and Silver Hated Now, Cryptocurrencies Loved. The Debate Rages Onward, and Here’s a Solution!
by Republishing rights: This copyrighted article may NOT be reprinted in full elsewhere without the expressed written consent of SmartKnowledge Pte Ltd. However the first three paragraphs may be reprinted, without permission, with a link back to this original article for access to the full article here. by JS Kim, Founder of SmartKnowledgeU and skwealthacademy As most of you know, the rise of the cryptocurrency has dominated all financial headlines as of late, compelling many to comment on bull
Thursday, June 1, 2017
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