Why ObamaCare Repeal Was Shot Down in Flames


Failure to Deliver On Health Care Campaign Promise Puts Economic Agenda in Jeopardy. Tax reform and infrastructure stimulus bills may be harder to pass. Raising the debt ceiling may be harder with an emboldened freedom caucus. Russian intereference/collusion with Trump campaign in 2016 election investigation a priority for FBI/Democrats. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts Read More →

Why Are Indian Silver Imports Falling?

Indian silver imports 1999 - 2017 through February

Indian silver imports fell 44% in January. January 2017 Indian silver imports of 363 tons were down from 649 tons in January 2016. January silver imports were up from 286 tons imported in December 2016. India’s rupee demonetization and “war on gold” has yet to lead to greater silver demand in India Indian solar power Read More →

America The Beautiful Coin Sales at the U.S. Mint in 2016 – 2017

Effigy mounds coin

U.S. Mint Posts Second Best American The Beautiful Sales in Coin’s Seven Year History in 2016. Total American The Beautiful Coin Sales in 2016 were 286,500 representing 1,432,500 ounces of silver. Effigy Mounds, the first coin in the 2017 America The Beautiful Coin Series has sold 19,500 to date. The Frederick Douglass Historical Site, the Read More →

Russian Central Bank Continues World Leading Gold Acquisition Spree in February

Russian Gold Reserves June 2015 - February 2017

Central Bank of Russia Added 300,000 Ounces (9.33 tons) of Gold To Reserves in February. Russia’s central bank holdings were at 1654.705 tons of gold at end of February 2017; the sixth most of any nation. Russian Central Bank has added nearly 175% more gold to reserves than the People’s Bank of China over the Read More →

Fed Raises Interest Rates on Trump as Economy Slows

Rate Hike

Fed Raises Rates for Second Time Since Donald Trump Elected President. People’s Bank of China ALSO Raises Rates- no “Currency Wars”. Gold and Silver Rebound After Rate Hike. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal Top stories: Rachel Maddow releases Donald Trump’s tax Read More →

Perth Mint Silver Sales Slump in February

Perth Mint Silver Sales Feb 2016 Feb 2017

Silver sales at the Perth Mint in February were 502,353 ounces down 59% from January 2017 sales of 1,230,867 ounces. Year over year February 2017 Perth Mint silver sales fell 52.1% from February 2016 sales of 1,049,062 ounces. Gold Sales at the Perth Mint in February Were Down 32% from February 2016. Silver Sales at Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange February Withdrawals Highest on Record

Shanghai gold exchange February withdrawals 2017

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Rose 67% in February to 179.237 tons from 107.6 tons in February 2016. Shanghai Gold Exchange February withdrawals were down 3% from 184.41 tons withdrawn in January 2017. February 2017 gold withdrawals were the largest February total ever on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal You can compare Read More →

Perth Mint Gold Sales February Drop 32%

Perth mint gold sales February 2016- February 2017

The Perth Mint Sold 25,257 Ounces of Gold In February. Gold sales at the Perth Mint Fell Below 50,000 Ounces a Month For the First Time in Six Months in February. February 2017 Perth Mint Gold Were 32% Lower than February 2016 Gold Sales of 37,063 Ounces. Gold sales at the Perth Mint in February Read More →

Indian Gold Demand & Imports Bouncing Back

Indian gold imports 1999 - 2017 (january)

Early 2017 Indian Gold Imports Show Signs of Renewed Demand. Indian Gold Imports Rose Sharply When Rupee Demonetization Was Announced in November 2016 but Plummeted in December. Removal of Cash From Circulation Curbed Further Gold Sales in December; 10% Import Duty Remains Indian Gold Imports January Indian gold imports were 54 tons, a slight increase Read More →

Gold and Silver Hang On To Key Price Levels

gold silver scale

Gold and Silver Took Big Hits Last Week. Gold Holds Above $1200 an Ounce, Silver, $17 an Ounce. Bitcoin ETF Rejected by Securities and Exchange Commission. GOP Unveils Obamacare replacement. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal Top stories: GOP reveals Obamacare replacement. Read More →