The blockchain technology has disrupted several industries, and gold is no exception. Jon Deane, a former investment manager and the CEO of Infinigold, argues why tokenized gold is the future for long-term holding in the digital era. This week in our Discovery Group segment, we interview the CEO of Fireweed Zinc (TSX-V: FWZ), Brandon Macdonald,… Read More
In an interview on CNBC on Oct. 11, economist Carl Weinberg told the business network that China is going to compel Saudi Arabia to sell them their oil in the Yuan currency, which will have a serious consequence to the dollar and the Petrodollar system.
Beijing is likely to “compel” Saudi Arabia to sell crude oil in yuan, and others will follow, according to the chief economist and managing director at High Frequency Economics Carl Weinberg. This will hit the US dollar, he says. In an interview with CNBC Weinberg said China has become a key player in the oil market since overtaking the US to become the world's largest importer. Saudi Arabia has “to pay attention to this because even as much as one or two years from now, Chinese demand will dwarf US demand,”Weinberg told the media.
“I believe that yuan pricing of oil is coming and as soon as the Saudis move to accept it — as the Chinese will compel them to do — then the rest of the oil market will move along with them,” he added. A..
Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies joins us and lays out a scenario he says is ahead for the economy, interest rates, and monetary policy.
Humans are pack animals, and they are vulnerable to the moods of the crowd. Socionomics is the study of crowd dynamics and how they impact markets. Steven Hochberg has been studying and applying this for many years with Elliott Wave International, and in this episode he drills down into this field and addresses many of… Read More
Jay Taylor is a gold bug going back decades, and he foresees a rocky path and inevitable debasement ahead for fiat currencies. Even if the formal gold standard is gone, gold offers both asset protection and, with digitization, an ever more convenient medium of exchange. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/the-unstoppable-rise-of-gold-as-money/.
This Week the one and only Marc Faber joins me for an amazing conversation on the state of the U.S. economy, where he sees value, where he sees problems and gives advice to those considering gold as a safe haven investment.
Stefan Gleason of Money Metals Exchange, shares some of the history behind sound money, when and where the wheels came off our monetary system, some disturbing developments in the war on cash movement and also goes through some dos and don’t when it comes to purchasing gold and silver.
Scott Moody and his wife Wendy Warcholik are the proud parents of five children, and they chose to raise them in New Hampshire, particularly because of the favorable economic environment. However, as they saw the demographic decline of New England, they became aware of many more ingredients that went into making healthy families. Thus they… Read More
University tuition rates across the United States have rocketed upward in recent decades, but that has been to pay for more administrative staff, not more tenured faculty. As campuses offer bells and whistles, the public are growing more skeptical of conventional higher education, and Jenna Robinson tells us why. She holds a PhD in political… Read More
The Odebrecht scandal has rocked Latin America with its breadth, implicating 500 elected officials across the region. Andrés González of San Francisco University of Quito, Ecuador, says that while corruption may remain with us, the rules of the game have changed. This is just the tip of the iceberg waiting to be uncovered, and the… Read More
Tone Vays is an independent analyst of bitcoin and a former contributor to Brave New Coin and the Coin Telegraph. An outspoken critic of many “blockchain” initiatives, he cuts through the sales pitches. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/tone-vays-demystifying-the-blockchain-avoiding-digital-snake-oil/.
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Maxim Lott is a supervising producer for John Stossel and the creator of ElectionBettingOdds.com, which offers an alternative to conventional pundits, predictors, and polls. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/maxim-lott-fake-news-censorship-is-a-cure-worse-than-the-disease/.
Steve Hanke is perhaps the world’s leading inflation researcher, and on Monday he announced that Venezuela had crossed the Rubicon and entered hyperinflation territory. That is a price level rising faster than 50 percent in a single month, and it has been achieved by fewer than 60 nations in recorded history. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/steve-hanke-how-venezuela-joined-the-hyperinflation-club/.
José Azel is an old friend and my mentor on Cuba. We first met years ago in Miami, and then he was the chief instructor when I completed the certificate program at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. An accomplished author and columnist, he joins me to explain what, if anything, can be made… Read More
The Indian prime minister has banned all currency worth more than about one US dollar. Jayant Bhandari explains how this, combined with prohibitions on gold sales, is an economic death wish. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/jayant-bhandari-indias-economic-suicide/.
Chris Powell has for the past two decades documented and followed manipulation of the gold market by central banks and large financial intermediaries. In particular, he says the nominal supply on paper vastly outstrips the real supply of physical gold, and that suppresses the price of the precious metal. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/chris-powell-paper-gold-is-the-elephant-in-the-room/.
Gloria Álvarez of Guatemala is perhaps Latin America’s most prominent political analyst and advocate for classical liberalism and limited government. She frequently tours internationally, and we caught up in Buenos Aires at the 2016 Latin American Bitcoin Conference. Show notes: http://bit.ly/gloria-alvarez.
Three guests from the Latin American Bitcoin Conference offer their explanations for the why, what, and how of bitcoin: Tone Vays, Michael Dupree, and Juan Llanos. Show notes: http://goldnewsletter.com/podcast/why-bitcoin-is-here-to-stay-labitconf/.
Mark Skousen is author of ‘Investing in One Lesson’ and a regular attendee at the New Orleans Investment Conference. He and I sat down for a chat about his book, which I recently reviewed on my personal blog.