Platinum vs. Gold Price

10 year gold platinum price

The Gold Platinum Ratio Gold and Platinum Prices How do Investments in Platinum and Gold Stack up? Add Platinum to Your Portfolio New!: American Platinum Eagle coins available now Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf coins available Welcome to the Smaulgld gold and platinum information page where you can check the price of gold and platinum per Read More →

Silver Supply and Demand

Silver demand the past few years has been driven by a surge in investment demand in the form of silver coins and bars and by steady demand for silver for use in electronics

Silver Supply and Demand Demand for silver is up, supply is down – yet the price is falling. Do the dynamics of supply and demand matter any more? How to Buy Silver Update November 12, 2014: Mexican Silver Miner First Majestic Reports all-in sustaining cost of silver was $19.89 per ounce in the third quarter. Read More →


QE4 The Fed Reintroduces More QE Into The Narrative How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Podcast Summary: Introduction: 0:00-5:07 St. Louis Fed President James Bullard Does a 180 on His Economic Outlook and Fed Policy 5:07-12:00 The market takes the Feds comments at face value and doesn’t second guess the Fed. Fed President Read More →

Russia Adds 1.2 Million Ounces Of Gold To Its Reserves In September

Russia adds 37 tons, the most in fifteen years to its gold reserves. Russia now has more gold than Switzerland

Russian Gold Reserves Russia’s made its largest gold purchase in fifteen years in September, adding 1.2 million ounces (37.3 tons) of gold (worth approximately $1.5 billion) to its reserves. .99999 Gold Canadian Howling Wolf One Ounce Coin Fractional American Gold Eagles in 1/10, 1/4 and 1/2 oz Sizes for Smaller Budgets How To Buy Gold Read More →

Swiss Gold Referendum – What You Need to Know

Swiss National Bank drops Franc Euro peg

Save Our Swiss Gold Swiss Gold Initiative On Novemeber 30, 2014, the Swiss will go to the polls to vote on a referundum “Save Our Swiss Gold” that, if approved, would require the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to hold 20% of its reserves in gold, repatriate any gold it holds outside its borders and cease Read More →

Federal Reserve Notes, Silver Certificates & Legal Tender Notes

Silver Certificates circulated from 1878 to 1964 and were issued by the United States Treasury and enabled the holder to redeem them in exchange for silver bullion.

JFK vs. the Federal Reserve System? The Federal Reserve has a monopoly on the issuance of currency in the United States – The Federal Reserve Note. Federal Reserve Notes are issued by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and are backed only by the force of law. It wasn’t always that way. Read More →

Homes Priced In Ounces of Gold

ounces of gold to buy a house 2016

How many ounces of gold does it take to buy the average priced house in the United States? Homes Priced in Gold For most of 1980, a home selling at the average sales prices could have been bought for about 125-150 ounces of gold. In 2001, it took over 800 ounces to buy a similar Read More →

Homes Priced In Ounces of Silver

Chart showing the number of ounces of silver required to buy the average home from 1963-2014

How many ounces of silver does it take to buy the averaged priced home in the United States? Homes Priced in Silver In late 1979 early 1980, a home selling at the average sales prices could have been bought for about 2,500 ounces of silver. In 2003, it took over 52,000 ounces of silver to Read More →

The Fed Calls Its Own Bluff On Raising Interest Rates

The Fed has been talking about ending quantitative easing and its zero interest rate policy for six years. Recently, it seemed that they might just do it. Well, maybe not. Will China or Russia Revalue the Price of Gold? How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Podcast The Fed calls it’s own bluff on Read More →

Short Open Interest of Silver Traders

comex position chart of commodities

Short Interest of Silver Traders Massive silver short selling continues on Comex. As of September 30, 2014, it would require 130 days of silver mining production to cover these positions. How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver As of September 30, 2014 the open silver short interest of CFTC traders would require 135 days Read More →