CEO at Monetary Metals

Keith Weiner is founder of the Gold Standard Institute USA in Phoenix, Arizona, and CEO of precious metals fund manager Monetary Metals. He created DiamondWare, a technology company which he sold to Nortel ... more

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The Economic Singularity
When the interest rate on the 30-year Treasury, or arguably the 10-year, gets to zero then the NPV of the debt reaches infinity. Many might argue that this is not correct, even some who are otherwise on board our line of reasoning.
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I Know Usury When I See It
The price of gold went up $22, while the price of silver dropped ¢17. The big news this week is that the yield on all German government bond maturities is now negative. They are also all negative in Switzerland.
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Obvious Capital Consumption
The price of gold fell seven bucks, but the price of silver was up $0.16. In other words, the gold-silver ratio did a little more reverting to that long-forgotten mean.
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The Fake Economy
Folks in the liberty movement often say that the economy is fake. But this does not persuade anyone.
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How To Fix GDP
If we get less and less GDP juice for each dollar of debt squeeze, that is a harbinger of Armageddon to come.
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More Squeeze, Less Juice
The prices of the metals fell, with that of gold -$9 and silver -$0.32. Of course, it was a week of stock market exuberance.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GTU Central GoldTrust
PALL ETFS PHYSICAL PALLAD
PHYS Sprott Physical Gold Trust
PSLV Sprott Physical Silver Trust ET
SLV iShares Silver Trust

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Keith Weiner
Solonthethinker I've written about the immorality of both counterfeiting, and of forcing people to use counterfeit… more
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Solonthethinker That's how I define inflation--monetary counterfeiting. And I will defend that to the death, no ma… more
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ckcohen1972 Solonthethinker Its not true that rising quantity of currency -->...

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We Need A Free Market In Interest Rates
We don't have a free market in interest rates. Monetary Metals is developing one.

Work Experience

CEO
Monetary Metals
May 2012 - Present (7 years 5 months)

Monetary Metals is the pioneer of gold investments. An investment is an asset bought with the expectation of a yield. We developed and manage a fund that provides a yield on gold, paid in gold. This is the first true gold investment since the 1930’s. Investors in this fund are high net worth individuals, family offices, funds, and institutions. The company also publishes analysis of the gold, silver and credit markets.

Founder
Gold Standard Institute USA
June 2012 - Present (7 years 4 months)

The Gold Standard Institute, based in Phoenix AZ, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to spreading awareness and knowledge of gold, and to promoting the use of gold as money. The Gold Standard Institute serves the public and promotes the general welfare through dissemination of gold’s virtues and its role in a society that values liberty and justice for all. The Gold Standard Institute was founded in 2012 by economist and monetary scientist Keith Weiner.

Education

New Austrian School of Economics (non accredited)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
2009 / 2012
Economics Monetary Science

Publications

The Theory of Interest and Prices in Paper Currency
Keith Weiner
The Gold Standard Institute
04/15/2013

Most people assume that if the money supply increases, then prices will increase. And if prices are expected to increase, then interest rates will go up.

This is the economic equivalent of the Medieval belief that if you throw a rock, it flies straight until it runs out of force, then turns a corner and falls straight down.

This is my theory.

The Unadulterated Gold Standard
Keith Weiner
The Gold Standard Institute
10/15/2012

An in-depth discussion of the gold standard, what it is and how it works.

A Free Market for Goods, Services, and Money,
Keith Weiner
09/05/2012

My dissertation.

I prove that all government interventions necessarily reduce the ability of people to coordinate their actions in the market. Also examine the regime of the irredeemable debt-based dollar, and show how it's failing including several indicators.