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

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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 →

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 →

Gold and Silver Hang On To Key Price Levels

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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 →

America Needs a War, Any War


Theodore Roosevelt 1897: “I should welcome almost any war, for I think this country needs one.” Spanish American War Begins in 1898. The United States Has Been Involved in Dozens of Military Campaigns over the past 120 years since. Many US Wars Have Involved Fighting Muslims or Russians. War is the One Certain Way to Read More →

SnapChat To Go Public With Losses Greater than Revenues

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SnapChat IPO Highlights Markets Have Learned Noting From the Dot Com Bubble Implosion of 2001 and the Stock Market Crash of 2008. Or Have They? Is it Rational to Speculate on Money Losing Enterprises? Do Profits Matter Anymore? Smaulgld appeared on Wall Street for Main Street with Jason Burack yesterday to discuss the current state Read More →

Higher Prices Slam American Silver Eagle Sales in February

February sales of American Silver Eagles 1987-2017

February American Silver Eagle Sales Fall Flat in February. U.S. Mint Sells 1,215,000 American Silver Eagles in February. Sales of American Silver Eagle Coins in February 2017 Were the Lowest February Total Since 2008. American Silver Eagle Sales Fall 75% in February The U.S. Mint sold 1,215,000 American Silver Eagles in February. February sales of Read More →

Canadian Mint Restates Financial Results as Silver Sales Fall

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Third Quarter 2016 Canadian Mint Silver Sales Fall 36% in Third Quarter 2016. The Royal Canadian Mint Sold 6.1 million ounces of silver in the third quarter of 2016. Third Quarter 2016 Canadian Mint silver sales fell 36% year over year in Q3 2016 from 9,500,000 ounces sold in the same quarter in 2015. First Read More →

Trump Turmoil Continues to Boost Gold and Silver

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No End in Sight to Trump Turmoil. Shrink the Fed’s Balance Sheet to Provide Room for More QE? India to Lift Cash Withdrawal Limits. Utah and Texas Legislation Prepare a Greater Role for Gold and Silver. Germany Gets Its Gold Back. Click here to see the Smaulgld commentary video to this report below. You Tube Read More →

Indian Silver Imports Fall 58% in 2016

indian silver imports by month 2016

2016 Indian Silver Imports fell to 3,546 Tons from 8529 Tons in 2015 December Indian Silver Imports of 286 tons were down 73% from 1045 Tons in December 2015. Silver imports were down 12% from 324 tons imported in November 2016. India’s rupee demonetization and “war on gold” has yet to lead to greater silver Read More →