Wipe Out! – American Gold Eagle Sales Fall to Ten Year Low

April Sales of American Gold Eagle coins 1987 - 2017

American Gold Eagle Sales Fall Further From Depressed February and March Levels. U.S. Mint Sold 3,500 One Ounce American Gold Eagles in April. April 2017 Sales Lowest Since June 2007 When 1,000 American Gold Eagles Were Sold. Total number of American Gold Eagles sold in April, including 1/10, 1/4/ 1/2 and one once coins was 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 →

Game Over Theory – Are you hedged against your own confirmation bias?


What if What You Believe is Wrong? Are you hedged against your own confirmation bias? Game Theory The study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers. Game Over Theory A theory that alternative financial media information and narratives predicting economic collapses and soaring precious metals prices are always correct, causing intelligent Read More →

India Launches Cashless Zones, Trump Sets Up Inflation Zone USA?

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India’s Prime Minister launches cashless/less-cash townships. Trump signs Buy American Hire American Executive Order, Warns on NAFTA – Harbinger of Higher Inflation. U.S. Mint gold sales non existent while Russia, Shanghai Gold Exchange, Indian imports and US ETF volumes soaring. JP Morgan’s COMEX silver warehouse holdings top 100 million ounces. Check out all the Smaulgld Read More →

Russia Adds Another Huge Pile of Gold To Reserves in March

Russian gold reserves June 2015 - March 2017

Central Bank of Russia Added 800,000 Ounces (24.882 tons) of Gold To Reserves in March. Russia’s central bank holdings were at 1679.687 tons of gold at end of March 2017; the sixth most of any nation. Russian Central Bank has added nearly five times more gold to reserves than the People’s Bank of China over Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Rise Again in March

Comex gold deliveries vs Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Rose 7.3% in March to 192.250 tons up from 179.237 tons in February. Shanghai Gold Exchange March withdrawals were up 5% from 183.23 tons withdrawn in March 2016. March 2017 gold withdrawals were the second largest March total ever on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal You can Read More →

Trump Shift to China: Dollar Protection Strategy?

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US Deficit Spending Has Been Supported By Heavy Foreign Buying of US Treasuries. Will Recent Dumping of US Treasuries by China and Other Nations Continue? Do Chinese De-Dollarization Initiatives and a Proposed Gold Payments System with the BRICS Presage Game Over for the Dollar? Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Read More →

Trump Flips, Flops and Bombs

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Trump Actions Contradict Campaign Promises. Do recent presidential actions and statements reflect change in strategy, compromise or just a deal maker in action? Gold and silver prices rise as US Mint sales grind to a halt. American Silver Eagles unmasked! Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate Read More →

CIA: Gold To Fall to $58 an Ounce in 1972

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Key Events in the Gold Market in 1972. World’s First Futures Market Opens in Winnipeg in November 1972. Gold Hits Record $70 per Ounce. Gold Remains an “Attractive Reserve Asset”. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To Smaulgld.com via paypal The State of the Gold Market Read More →

Is the Price of Gold Following a Pre-Vertical Pattern?

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Cumulative Events Over Time Often Lead To Explosive Moves in Precious Metals. The Price of Gold Went From $35 an Ounce in 1971 to $800 an Ounce in 1980. In a Post QE World is History Set to Repeat? Gold’s Bull Market 1971-1980 It didn’t all happen at once. In August of 1971, Richard Nixon Read More →