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TOP NEWS Silver Supply/Demand Crunch Part II: Primary Silver Producers Stuck in Quicksand and Still Sinking

Silver Supply/Demand Crunch Part II: Primary Silver Producers Stuck in Quicksand and Still Sinking As we outlined in our silver supply/demand crunch article, the silver market has entered a structural imbalance. It is not temporary. Global supply is locked into a decline, leaving the industry ill-equipped to respond meaningfully to any spike in demand of physical metal for the foreseeable future.

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May 14, 2019 - 05:13:35 PDT

Trade Wars: The Truth About Tariffs

Join Mike Maloney as he examines the latest moves in the US/China trade war, and visits some compelling arguments from the Foundation for Economic Education.

May 20, 2019 - 13:27:19 PDT

Gold Traders’ Report - May 20, 2019

Gold edged lower last night, trading in a narrow range of $1273.75 - $1278.75. The yellow metal ticked up to its high during early Asian hours against a slight decline in the US dollar (DX from 98.04 – 97.94)...

May 20, 2019 - 13:09:12 PDT

Australian Finds A$100,000 Gold Nugget

The 1.4kg nugget was found by a man using a metal detector in a Western Australian gold field.

May 20, 2019 - 13:05:40 PDT

Bid to Recover Gold from Ship in Deep Waters off the Donegal Coast

A private recovery operator has started an operation to recover up to one billion euro in gold from a ship lying in deep waters ...

May 20, 2019 - 13:00:16 PDT

Gold, MMT, Fiat Money Inflation In France

“Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is a heterodox macroeconomic framework that says monetarily sovereign countries like the U.S., U.K., Japan and Canada are not operationally constrained by revenues when it comes to federal government spending. In other words, such governments do not need taxes or borrowing for spending since they can print as much as they … Continue reading Gold, MMT, Fiat Money Inflation In France →

May 20, 2019 - 11:08:10 PDT

Chicago Fed "Index Points to Slower Economic Growth in April"

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) fell to –0.45 in April from +0.05 in March.

May 20, 2019 - 10:52:27 PDT

Dr Lacy Hunt: This Is One of the Most Important Charts in Economics

The green line shows the national savings rate. It is currently at 3%. It is historically 6%. We are running half of normal. The shaded area shows the private sector, which is running at 9%. That’s pretty good.

May 20, 2019 - 09:52:04 PDT

Japan’s Surprise Positive Is A Huge Minus

But where economic recovery-driven inflation was supposed to be, global monetary deflation showed up instead.

May 20, 2019 - 09:42:31 PDT

The Dollar’s Dominance Is Increasingly Seen as a Problem in Brussels

Even though the European Union is the world’s second biggest economic power, it has to pay in dollars for most of what it buys. The bloc invoiced 56% of its total imports in the greenback last year...

May 20, 2019 - 09:36:42 PDT

Morgan Stanley: Full-Blown Trade War Will Push World Toward Recession

A collapse of U.S.-China trade talks and hike in tariffs on Chinese goods would push the world economy toward recession and see the Federal Reserve cut U.S. interest rates back to zero...

May 20, 2019 - 08:37:40 PDT

The Fed of St Louis Opposes The Gold Standard For Environmental Reasons

Among Others, But Does Not Consider FIAT Currency A Problem.

May 20, 2019 - 08:34:26 PDT

Top Primary Miners Now Paying The Market $2 To Take Their Silver??

According to my calculations, the top primary silver miners in my group estimated average breakeven for Q1 2019 was $16.54.

May 20, 2019 - 08:32:13 PDT

How Central-Bank Interest-Rate Policy Is Destabilizing Banks

Broadly speaking, banks operate under the concept of maturity transformation. Banks take short-term – less than one year – financing vehicles, such as customer deposits, and use that to finance long-term – more than one year – returns.

May 20, 2019 - 08:29:21 PDT

The Coming Pension Crisis Is So Big That It's A Problem For Everyone

The pension funding gap is a problem for everyone. Almost all public pension funds assume investment returns somewhere around 7% (and some as high as 8%+). The most common solution to this problem so far has been cutting services in the hope no one notices. They can't delay the inevitable forever.

May 20, 2019 - 08:20:38 PDT

Nassim Taleb: I Worry Greatly About Public Debt

Legendary trader, risk analyst, and author, Nassim Taleb, recently spoke with Yahoo Finance about his concerns over the swelling public debt.

May 20, 2019 - 08:06:48 PDT

NorthmanTrader: Toxic Mess

Perhaps lost in the noise of trade wars is the underlying issue of hidden inflation on consumers and I want to highlight this...

May 20, 2019 - 07:56:47 PDT

Warning over 'New Eurozone Crisis'

A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.

May 20, 2019 - 07:43:13 PDT

Number of ATMs Falls Globally as Cash Continues to Die

Four of the world’s five biggest markets for cash machines registered a drop in numbers last year.

May 20, 2019 - 07:29:32 PDT

Ford Slashing 7,000 Jobs as Disruption Sweeps Car Industry

Pressures mount on automakers to keep pace with massive technological shifts amid signs global car demand has peaked.

May 20, 2019 - 07:21:21 PDT

Russian Central Bank Lowers U.S. Dollars in Reserves Due to Risks

Russia had increased the share of euro, Chinese yuan and gold in its state reserves.


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