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Sales of 2018-dated Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coins officially started. The Perth Mint made the release announcement on Jan. 8, 2018. Issued since 1987, the 99.99% pure silver coin features an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...read moreContinue Reading
January 23, 2018

Mining Supply

My Dear Friends, Please review the charts below “Mine Supply since 1970 and Projection to 2030” produced by Dan Popescu via Thomson Reuters Eikon. These charts indicate that in the coming years, the mine supply will be reduced by half of its supply during 2018. Mr. Popescu is an independent gold/silver analyst whose projections... » The post Mining Supply appeared first on Jim Sinclair's Mineset. ...read moreContinue Reading
Precious metals ended divided Tuesday with gold and platinum higher and silver and palladium lower. Gold for February delivery gained $4.80, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,336.70 an ounce on the Comex... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...read moreContinue Reading
By: Tho BishopThe government shutdown wasn't long enough to delay the nomination hearing for an economist who could be considered to be one of the “worst Fed nominees of all time.” While most of the headlines generated from Marvin Goodfriend's testimony before the Senate today focused on the grilling he received from Senate Dems, there is one curious part of his testimony that has been largely overlooked: he flat out lied about his past support for taxing cash.Unfortunately this issue that would directly impact every single American wasn't brought up until well over an hour into this testimony. It was ...read moreContinue Reading
"The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty." Abraham Lincoln Cohn and McMaster had a press conference today, to discuss the President's upcoming trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he will meet with billionaires, their courtiers in the ...read moreContinue Reading
Gold gained $3.80 to $1338.40 in London before it dropped back to $1331.70 by midmorning in New York, but it then extended to as high as $1341.50 in the last hour of trade and ended with a gain of 0.48%. Silver rose to as high as $17.092 and ended with a gain of 0.24%. ...read moreContinue Reading
Snippet: Gold gained $3.80 to $1338.40 in London before it dropped back to $1331.70 by midmorning in New York, but it then extended to as high as $1341.50 in the last hour of trade and ended with a gain of 0.48%. Silver rose to as high as $17.092 and ended with a gain of 0.24%. ...read moreContinue Reading
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE American:GORO) (the “Company”) today announced the continued expansion of the Arista Mine's Switchback vein system with thirteen additional step-out drill holes. Intercepts include 11.35 meters of 4.19 grams per tonne (g/t) gold, 114 g/t silver and 5.53% zinc; 3.69 meters of 6.82 g/t gold, 225 g/t silver and 3.79% zinc; and 3.16 meters of 4.43 g/t gold, 184 g/t silver and 3.48% zinc. ...read moreContinue Reading
By: Robert P. MurphyAn optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist says the glass if half empty. And a Vox writer says if you drink 60 glasses of that stuff in the next hour, it'll kill you.A case in point is the recent Vox column by Umair Irfan, warning that the Bitcoin network has caused a huge surge in energy consumption. And yet, Irfan's own article admits that even the largest estimate—which could be double the actual figure—suggests Bitcoin only uses about 0.14 percent of global electricity. It seems somewhat unfair to single out Bitcoin and ignore the ...read moreContinue Reading
Collector-grade coins with reverse designs representing five unique sites made their debut today, Jan. 23, in the U.S. Mint's annual proof set of America the Beautiful Quarters®. Priced at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...read moreContinue Reading
By: Lee FridayRecent allegations of improper conduct have been made against former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and current Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Both cases, which are unrelated, have raised questions about a conflict-of-interest, which arises when public office holders use their positions for personal gain. These stories about Clinton and Trudeau are nothing more than minor symptoms of a much bigger problem.Clinton has been accused of “overseeing the sale of 20 percent of America's uranium supply to Russia” and allegations have “been made that the approval of the sale of Uranium One benefited major donors to the ...read moreContinue Reading
The good news for gold keeps flowing, with institutions around the world stepping up to the buy window ever-more frequently. They are clearly embracing gold as a key portfolio holding for the long term. The bottom line: institutional respect for gold as a portfolio diversifier has never been stronger than it is right now. ...read moreContinue Reading