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Transitory Inflation And Useless Ingredients
When a commodity becomes scarce, its price increases. The rising price causes the marginal consumer to substitute another good or stop consuming altogether.
Silver Crash Makes Silver Trash?
The price of silver dropped a dollar or over 4% on Wednesday. Some voices in the precious metals press want you to think that there is only one conceivable cause.
Lower Prices, Stronger Fundamentals
The price of gold dropped about $50, and that of silver $1.35. The gold-silver ratio rose to its highest level since the end of 2020.
Gold And Silver Price Fundamentals Update
Silver isn’t moving in quite the same way as gold.
How Do They Get Away With It?
The government may call it “borrowing”, but it has neither the means nor intent to repay. They consume what they borrow.
Where Do Gold And Silver Prices Go From Here?
One way to look at the price of gold is that it dropped from its high of around $1,900 in early June. Another way is to zoom out and look at the big picture.
Silver Rorschach Test
The price chart is like a Rorschach Test. People see in it what they want to see. In other words, the price chart proves nothing. The basis chart, on the other hand, reveals a lot.
Motivated Reasoning About Silver
Silver stocks are being consumed in solar panels, medical applications, and of course, electronics.
Basel III’s Effect On Gold And Silver
There is sometimes a tendency to confuse ends and means.
Inflation Or Lockdown Whiplash?
Mainstream analysis sees rising consumer prices and looks for a monetary cause. Also, when it sees an increase in the quantity of dollars, it looks for rising consumer prices.
Resetting The Federal Debt
According to the US Treasury, the federal government owes $28.2 trillion. It crossed the “28” threshold on the last day of March. The debt was just under $25 trillion at the end of April a year ago.
The Truth About The Silver Squeeze
The fact is that there is a shortage of retail silver products, such as coins and small minted bars.
Is Inflation Or Deflation Coming? Part 2
The Treasury is not the only interest rate. More germane to the analysis of prices, is the effective interest rate to businesses.
Is Inflation Or Deflation Coming?
By the M0 measure of the money supply, there was a 52% increase between February 2020 and January of this year. This is a graph of M0 going back to 2000.
What’s The Real Purpose Of Money?
A medium of exchange is what people use to pay for goods.
Monetary Metals Gold Brief 2021
Predicting the likely path of the prices of the metals in the near term is easy. Just look at the fundamentals.
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