Is The Housing Market Turning the Corner?

Existing home sales increased in April from the low sales in March and were down 7% year over year. Is that enough to declare a housing turnaround? No. Check out the Smaulgld Gold Buying Guide Check out the Smaulgld Silver Buying Guide Podcast Summary: 0:00-7:25 Introduction Initial Jobless Claims 7:25-13:22 Discussion of how the initial Read More →

The Smaulgld/Bubble Bubble Redirect Page

Welcome to the Bubble Bubble/Smaulgld Redirect page! You are at the right site, just in the wrong place. Simply click here to visit Smaulgld.com. Get Free Updates From Smaulgld.com Subscribe to Smaulgld.com and get the free “In Case You Missed It” weekly email as well as updates and analysis on gold, silver, real estate and Read More →

The Marshall Plan In Reverse: Europe To Buy Massive Amounts of U.S. Treasuries?

As the Fed tapers its QE bond buying program, a new massive buyer of U.S. Treasuries has emerged – Belgium. Where is Belgium getting the money to buy them? Check out the Smaulgld Gold Buying Guide Check out the Smaulgld Silver Buying Guide Live Silver Prices Live Gold Prices Podcast Summary: 0:00 – 6:19 Introduction Read More →

550 Million Ounces of Silver Were Used in 1964 At The United States Mint

550 million ounces of silver used in minting US coins in 1964

Amount of Silver Used at the U.S. Mint in 1964 In 1964 the U.S. Mint used the equivalent of 67% of today’s total silver mining production to mint dimes, quarters and half dollars for every day use Silver Used By The U.S. Mint In 1964 The U.S. Mint used 549,549,066 ounces of silver to make Read More →

Silver Hits Record Demand in 2013 – Led By 76% Increase in Coin and Bar Sales

Silver is one of the world's oldest forms of money

Silver Hits Record Demand in 2013 Silver demand surges in 2013 lead by demand for physical bullion for investment and industrial uses. Silver demand hit a record high in 2013 according to the “World Silver Survey 2014″, released today by the Silver Institute. Highlights of the World Silver Survey 2014: – Total silver demand was Read More →

The Fed is Not Worried About The Housing Market – Should You Be? – Podcast

Home sales are down but home prices are up. The Fed is not worried because to them rising home prices means there is a “recovery”. Podcast Summary 0:00-7:43 Intro The Fed’s Goal is Rising Stock and Home Prices 7:43- 10:08 The Fed is not concerned about slowing home sales or the poor first quarter GDP Read More →

Obama, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Hit the Panic Button on Housing

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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae To Lower Credit Lending Standards Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae lending standards will be lowered in an attempt to boost the housing market. Real Estate News How To Buy Gold How to Buy Silver Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac To Loosen Lending Guidelines in a Bid to Boost the Housing Read More →

As China Hoards Its Gold Production, It Exports Some Of Its Silver

China imports massive amounts of gold through hong kong

China Hoards its Gold Production China boosts domestic gold production and hoards it while Indian import restrictions remain in effect. Check out the Smaulgld Gold Buying Guide Fractional American Gold Eagles in 1/10, 1/4 and 1/2 oz Sizes for Smaller Budgets China is the largest gold producing and gold importing nation Chinese Gold Mining Production Read More →

The Fed’s Economic Denial Persists, But The Weather Has Improved

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The Fed Blames the Weather The Fed continues to taper QE into weakening economic data insisting things will get better with the weather. What if they are wrong? And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this day, even in this night, before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. Read More →

Baseball Hall of Fame Debate: Catfish Hunter vs. Luis Tiant

luis tiant and catfish hunter have nearly identical lifetime stats

Luis Tiant and the Hall of Fame Boston Red Sox Gear Luis Tiant Belongs in the Hall of Fame Jim “Catfish” Hunter Jim “Catfish” Hunter was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on his third time on the ballot in 1987, with 76.3% of the vote. In 1986 and 1985 Catfish was named on 68% Read More →