Author: Keith Weiner

The Federal Counterfeiter

The Federal Counterfeiter by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals Suppose you wanted to run an enterprise the right way (we know, we know, this is pretty far-out fiction, but bear with us). And, your enterprise has a $1 million dollar piece...

The Federal Counterfeiter

The Federal Counterfeiter by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals Suppose you wanted to run an enterprise the right way (we know, we know, this is pretty far-out fiction, but bear with us). And, your enterprise has a $1 million dollar piece of...

It’s Only Paper

It’s Only Paper by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals The response to the virus has added a new mechanism of capital consumption to the many we have documented over the years. Businesses are shut down, yet they continue to incur expenses. There...

Alchemy Rediscovered by Research Scientist

Alchemy Rediscovered by Research Scientist by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals “The Medievals were smarter than most people think,” says Dr. Michael Mus. “I mean, sure, they tortured people for believing that the sun was the center of our solar system,...

Gold’s Gone Wild!

Gold’s Gone Wild! by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals Headline’s gone wild today. For example, one public gold company CEO tweeted: “Today, some banks failed to deliver physical in the COMEX bar EFP. As a result, these banks suffered large losses…There remains...

Socialism and Gold

Socialism and Gold by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals Most people assume that the central bank prints money when it buys bonds. They further assume that this increase in the quantity of money causes an increase in the general price level....

Silver Backwardation Returns, Gold / Silver Market Report

Silver Backwardation Returns, Gold / Silver Market Report by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals The big news this week was the drop in the prices of the metals (though we believe that it is the dollar which is going up), $57...

Monetary Metals Gold Brief 2020

Monetary Metals Gold Brief 2020 by Keith Weiner for Monetary-Metals We apologize for not posting articles during January. We have been busy, and going forward will publish a separate Market Report every Monday morning plus macroeconomics essays later in the...