Hedonics, Food, and Pluralistic Ignorance
The urgency for owning a financial put against the stupidity of central planners and politicians grows by the minute. We continue to witness a multifaceted array of failure heaped upon failure...
The financial system (mistaken for the economy) is so bloated with risk that any number of events could trigger an explosion that would reach much further than anyone could imagine – causing...
Central banks around the world will continue expanding balance sheets on a massive scale.
We are witnessing the reversal of the largest short in history, ensuring that the big commercial banks will be successful yet again.This move, while painful or merely another buying opportunity...
Money velocity is the last variable in the currency equation.
Where or where would we be if price formation had not been dominated by a futures market that long-ago morphed from it’s humble origins as a...
The ratio of debt, credit, and derivatives long detached from a the tiny pool of final payment collateral.
For gold and silver, a true conception of market risk by a mere cluster of new investor would trigger the final separation of futures from the spot price.
For the precious metals trading community, this turning point resulted in the one of the most ridiculed or outright denied fundamentals of silver.
Unsustainable debt creation, fiscal capture, and currency debasement ultimately funnel scarce resources and the products of societies into the hands of the few.
The monetary powers that be have succeeded in creating serial asset bubbles. And yet once, again we are bombarded with the mantra: “This time it’s different”.
The insidious nature of credit expansion under the implicit guise of forced legal tender has worked it’s way (essentially) undiagnosed through many generations.
Make no mistake; silver manipulation by the large concentrated short on the COMEX is a profit center for the big bullion banks that inhabit the commercial category of futures traders.
What will be the impact on the silver price, as silver industrial demand continues to grow?
The old silver fix was recently absorbed by the much bigger ‘fix’. Oddly, the financial media continues to ‘forget’ about that.
Confiscation of wealth - direct, surreptitious, or otherwise is inevitable.
In the world of silver and gold, a willful blindness reminas when it comes price manipulation...
When the law of the jungle conflicts with the broken laws of the land, look out and gird thy loins.
Is JPM planning to utilize it's physical long to quell silver prices on THE big rally?
Are we close to the point where COMEX doesn't matter as far as price discovery is concerned?
The consequences of a JPM long silver squeeze could easily trigger hyperinflation.
The nature of counterintuitive silver price action, secondary to ongoing, and blatant silver price manipulation lends itself to the swirling dreams of conspiracy...
Is JPM using it’s horde of silver eagles to extricate itself from the it’s paper short, while preparing for an epic long corner?
World silver prices originate on the largest futures exchange in the world, the COMEX....
Major industrial companies are not buying silver direct from miners because silver has been dis-hoarded to the point that very little is available, and any major buyer would immediately induce a short
Bill Ayers of PerDiem Metals, in part 2 explains how he melts and pours these super cool little fractional silver (1/10 ounce) rounds from home! And more!
Today’s guest on The Silver Investing & 47Forum Presentation Series is Andy Hoffman, from MilesFranklin. Andy and I covered a range of PM topics … as well as bit of classic fiction.
Bill Ayers, the proprietor of Per Diem Metals joins us to discuss the fabrication of fractional coins, the process and much more…
What Next? Framing the Evolving Macro-Financial Crisis with John Rubino