American Gold Buffalo Sales Rise 94% in September – Podcast


Sales of American Gold Buffalo Coins Rise in September. U.S. Mint Sells 17,500 24K one ounce gold coins in September. The U.S. Mint sold17,500 one ounce American Gold Buffalo coins in September, down 20% from 22,000 sold in September 2015. Sales of American Gold Buffalo coins were up 94% from 9,000 sold in August 2016. Read More →

American Gold Eagle Sales Accelerate in September – Podcast


U.S. Mint September 2016 American Gold Eagle Sales Report. The U.S Mint sold 79,000 one ounce American Gold Eagle Coins in September up 58% from 50,000 sold in August 2016 and down 20% from 98,500 sold in September 2015. Total ounces of gold attributable to all American Gold Eagle Coins including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and Read More →

September American Silver Eagle Sales Lowest Since 2007 -Podcast

U.S. Mint September 2016 American Silver Eagle Sales Report. Sales of American Silver Eagles in September Fall 56% From 3,804,500 sold in September 2015 to 1,675,000 sold in September 2016. American Silver Eagles sales in September were the lowest September sales since 2007’s sales of 765,000. Year to Date American Silver Eagle Coin Sales at Read More →

Why The Fed Wants To Buy Stocks – ICYMI Week Ended 10/1/2016 – Podcast

fed wants to buy stocks

The Fed Launches Another Interest Rate Big Yack Attack. The Most Talked About Rate Hike in History; When jawboning isn’t enough. Yellen discusses possibility of The Fed Buying Stocks. What does it mean for gold? Yellen attacked on Capitol Hill for being politcal. Trump attacks Fed’s independence during the debates. CNN Counters: Fed IS independent. Read More →

Janet Yellen Slips, Admits Why the Fed Won’t Normalize Interest Rates – Podcast

Janet Yellen Admits the Fed Won’t Normalize Rates A Comeyesque Fed Lays Out Case For Rate Hike But … Rate Hike! Rate Hike! Rate Hike! Another Fed meeting came and went without a rate hike. Like prior meetings there was plenty of Fed official chatter prior to the meeting that a rate hike was definitely Read More →

Russia To Sell Gold to China

Russian Bank Plans to Sell 15-20 Tons of Gold a Year To China. Russian and China Increase Gold as a Percentage of Their Foreign Reserves. I spoke with Rory Hall of the Daily Coin yesterday. Please have a listen and look at the show notes and charts below: Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Read More →

The Central Bank of Russia Adds 700,000 Ounces of Gold To Reserves in August

Russian Gold Reserves August 2016. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation added 700,000 ounces (21.77 tons) of gold to its reserves in August. From January 2016 through August 2016, Russia has added over 110 tons of gold to reserves. August’s gold addition brings Russia’s gold holdings to over 1,527 tons; the sixth most of Read More →

Trump Taunts the Fed – ICYMI Week Ended September 17, 2016

Trump Says Fed is “Very Political, Yellen Should be Ashamed”. Mexican Sales of Treasury Bonds Continues. Top Gold And Silver Stories from the week ended September 17, 2016. The top story of the week: Donald Trump made some incendiary statements about the Fed, Janet Yellen and Obama in two interviews with CNBC. Hillary Clinton collapses Read More →

How Long Have Central Banks Been Buying Mining Shares? – Podcast

How The Fed Appears Prudent – In Contrast To Other Central Banks I spoke with Lior Gantz of the Wealth Research Group last week. We discussed a variety of topics ranging from: Federal Reserve interest rate policy; how Smaulgld discovered the Swiss National Bank and Norwegian National Bank gold and silver mining share portfolios; whether Read More →

Why The Gold Silver Ratio Doesn’t Have to Return To 16:1

Illustration of the gold silver ratio

The Gold Silver Ratio is Not Destined to Return to a Ratio Based on Relative Rarity. The Demand for Gold and Silver as Well as the Uses and Supply For Each Metal Have Changed. How To Buy Gold. How To Buy Silver. The Gold Silver Ratio is currently about 70:1 There are many differences between Read More →