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Keith Weiner

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Dr. Keith Weiner is the president of the Gold Standard Institute USA, and CEO of Monetary Metals. Keith is a leading authority in the areas of gold, money, and credit and has made important contributions to the development of trading techniques founded upon the analysis of bid-ask spreads. Keith is a sought after speaker and regularly writes on economics. He is an Objectivist, and has his PhD from the New Austrian School of Economics. He lives with his wife near Phoenix, Arizona.

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What caused the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank?

(Kitco commentary) - Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was seized by the California Department of Financial Protection on Friday, March 10.

Want to know where silver is headed in 2023? Look at this little-known indicator...

(Kitco commentary) - Every year we take a step back from our regular business of paying interest on gold and silver to our clients to give our thoughts on the likely direction of gold and silver prices for the coming year. We provide this in-depth analysis, for free, in our annual Gold Outlook Report.

The Fed's demand destruction: what it means for you and me

(Kitco commentary) - We’ll first discuss the mainstream understanding of the concept and then unpack why it’s more nefarious than you think.

The Fed has a hammer, and you're a nail

(Kitco commentary) - Our present moment is precarious. Like it or not - we don't - we live in the age of Central Banks.

Silver fever, or silver fading?

(Kitco commentary) - We finally had a resolution, of sorts, in silver. Since April 13, we have had a falling price of silver (indicated as a rising price of the dollar, as measured in silver).

The Russians (Propaganda) are coming!

(Kitco commentary) - The headline reads "Moscow World Standard to Destroy LBMA's Monopoly in Precious Metals Pricing". Wow! Could it be? Is this it?! The gold revaluation we’ve all been waiting for! Someone, who has the power, will give us a venue in which we can sell our gold at its true price… how does $50,000 sound, eh?

Is gold about to go mainstream?

(Kitco commentary) - Every week Merrill Lynch publishes a Capital Market Outlook Letter. The letters provide market commentary, research and analysis, and the occasional investment idea.

Inflation and gold: what gives?

(Kitco commentary) - In the last Supply and Demand update, we discussed some different theories which attempt to explain what causes the gold and silver prices to move.

Rising Fundamentals for Gold and Silver

(Kitco commentary) - Prices move up and down, in the restless churn of our irredeemable monetary system. There are several schools of thought whose theories attempt to describe, if not predict, the next price move.

Why a yield on gold matters

(Kitco commentary) - Picture, if you can, a world in which gold circulates as the medium of exchange. People pay for everything, from groceries to rent, in gold.