Fed President: Gold Irrelevant to Monetary Policy

King Dollar

San Francisco Fed President John Williams Tells High School Students Dollar is King. Renewed Treasury Buying By the Chinese and Russians. Platinum deficit projected by World Platinum Investment Council. Deutsche Bank charged with being an international criminal organization. COMEX Bitcoin futures market might be coming soon. One Belt and Road update. Former FBI Director James Read More →

The World’s First Reserve Currency – Pieces of Eight

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The Silver Eight Real or Real de a Ocho was a trusted international currency for centuries. Before the Gold Standard there was a Silver Standard. From the late 16th century through the 19th Century the Real de a Ocho was accepted in international trade Facts about the Real or Pieces of Eight Gold and silver Read More →

U.S. States Enact Pro Gold and Silver Measures

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Arizona Legislature Ends Tax on Gold and Silver. Texas House of Representatives passes bill approving bullion depository. FBI Director Comey Fired. Ransomware Cyber Attack Demands Bitcoin. Indian and Chinese Gold Demand Surging; US Mint Demand Non-Existent Swiss National Bank Reports Reduced Gold and Silver Mining Share Holdings Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not Read More →

Swiss National Bank Slashes Gold and Silver Mining Share Holdings

swiss national bank mining share holdings chart march 31, 2017

The Swiss National Bank Cuts Positions of Big Name Mining Shares in First Quarter. Swiss National Bank Cuts Holdings in Large Miners by 7-15% in Q1 2017. Positions in Franco Nevada, Goldcorp, Silver Wheaton and Yamana Gold holdings each cut over 10%. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up Read More →

The Russian Hack that Didn’t Work (On Purpose?)

Russian Hacking

Emmanuel Macron Defeats Marine Le Pen In French Presidential Race. Gold and Silver Fall; Gold Silver Ratio Tops 75:1. Fed Hints at More Rate Hikes as Economy Slows. Gold Demand In China/India Rises; Falls at U.S. Mint. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To Smaulgld.com via Read More →

A Real Silver Shortage!

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Something Big Happened in the Gold Market To Cause Silver Hoarding. The U.S. Mint Reacted by “Clipping Coins” and Turning On The Printing Press. The Gold Silver Ratio of 15-1 Set Under the Bi-Metallic Standard Failed. Bad Money Drives Out Good Money. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up Read More →

Perth Mint Silver Sales in April

Perth Mint Silver Sales April 2016 - April 2017

Silver sales at the Perth Mint in April were 468,977 ounces down 34.5% from March 2017 sales of 716,283 ounces. Year over year April 2017 Perth Mint silver sales fell 59.6% from April 2016 sales of 1,161,766 ounces. Gold Sales at the Perth Mint in April Were Down 78% from April 2016. Silver Sales at Read More →

Three Large Silver Stock Piles

Silver ETF holdings april 2017

Central Banks Don’t Hold Silver, But there are Still Some Large Stock Piles of Silver In the World. Three large silver stock piles hold about a year’s worth of silver mining production. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal Silver ETFs – 575 Read More →

American Silver Eagle Sales Out Shine Gold Eagle Sales in April

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Sales of American Silver Eagles Were 238 Times Greater than Sales of One Ounce American Gold Eagles in April. U.S. Mint Sells 835,000 American Silver Eagles in April. Sales of American Silver Eagle Coins in April 2017 were the first full month with sales below one million since February 2008. American Silver Eagle Sales Fall Read More →

Gold Silver Ratio Soars

Gold Silver Ratio April 28 2017

Gold Silver Ratio Climbs over 7% in April. World Bank Group & China-led AIIB agree to deepen cooperation. Silver ETFs Outflows Decline Eight Days in a Row, then Inflows Surge. China silver imports surge 42 percent in March. US Mint Sales Slow to a Crawl in April. Trump Announces 20%+ Tariff on Canadian Lumber. Check Read More →