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Keith Weiner

Keith Weiner

Casey Research

Contributor since: 29 Feb 2012

Biography

Keith Weiner has been a technology entrepreneur. He was the founder of DiamondWare, a VoIP software company, which he sold to Nortel in 2008. Keith is an adherent of Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism, and a student at the New Austrian School of economics, working on his PhD under Professor Antal Fekete, with a focus on monetary science. Keith is now a trader and market analyst in precious metals and commodities. He would like the world to return to a proper gold standard.

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    Published 27 August 2018 | viewed 2,819 times

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    Published 09 May 2017 | viewed 0 times

    This question is no longer moot. As the world moves inexorably towards the use of metallic money, interest on gold and silver will return with…

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    Published 29 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Worldwide, an incredible tower of debt has been under construction since President Nixon's 1971 default on the gold obligations of the US government. His decree…