The Life Expectancy of a Currency and the Need for Monetary Reform
Published by Thomas Andrieu | Jun 6, 2021 | Articles 5414

The governments and central banks have crossed a point of no return, meaning that structural reforms to our monetary system are inevitably going to be required. Judging by the previous cycles, said reforms should become a necessity before the next 20 years are out. There is an urgent need to anticipate an overhaul, in the long term, of the international monetary system.

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Gold Price: Monthly Breakout
Published by Laurent Maurel | Jun 2, 2021 | Articles 10808

The price of gold rose above $1900 at the start of the week and has since stabilized around this level. It is the first time this important threshold has been reached since last January. In terms of the monthly charts, gold is in a confirmed breakout of its consolidation “flag” which will have lasted 9 months.

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Will Basel III Boost Gold and Silver Prices?
Published by Goldbroker ™ | Jun 2, 2021 | Articles 3723

With the Basel III accord, the most important change for precious metals is that banks would be required to hold reserves against their assets. Under the coming regulations, banks would count unallocated precious metals at 85 percent of their value on the bank’s books in making the determination of how much it needs to hold in reserves against these assets.

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Bank-Held Gold: Gone When Needed Most
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jun 1, 2021 | Articles 954

Asset price inflation is now spreading to everyday goods as the velocity of money in circulation increases, in some cases exacerbated by artificially created shortages. It looks as if we have to prepare for shrinking economies and inflation. In this mix, more and more institutional investors are recognizing the need to diversify their portfolios with gold as a stable currency and inflation hedge.

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Inflation Is Not Coming Back, It Has Been There For Twenty Years!
Published by Philippe Herlin | May 27, 2021 | Articles 18143

Money printing causes prices to rise, that's how it is, and the central banks' printing presses have been active since the beginning of the 2000s (interest rates fell following the crash of Internet stocks in 2000 and then the attacks of September 11, 2001). It was reinforced with the subprime crisis of 2008, before reaching delirious levels since the Covid pandemic and the lockdowns.

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Exponentiality Leads To Finality
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | May 26, 2021 | Articles 13421

As technological developments and markets go parabolic, we observe many market “experts”, even intelligent ones, forecasting that we are now in an exponential economic era. Thus many believe that this will go on forever. This is the typical attitude at market and economic tops and guarantees that this will not end well!

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Gold Surpasses $1,900. What’s Next?
Author Arkadiusz Sieron | Published by Goldbroker ™ | May 25, 2021 | Articles 1869

The US monetary policy is loose, and real interest rates are still in negative territory. The fiscal policy remains very easy, and the public debt is high. Inflation is huge and rising. And there is also an issue of depreciation of the greenback. The Fed’s easy stance, low interest rates and high inflation weaken the US dollar, supporting gold prices.

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Everything Is On Fire
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | May 19, 2021 | Articles 16096

Gold and silver have not at all reflected the massive creation of money in the last 50 years. That catchup phase is likely to start very soon based on both fundamentals and technicals. The upside potential for gold and silver is multiples of the current prices and that is at today’s price levels. Hyperinflation could take the metals to unfathomable heights.

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