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Keith Weiner

Keith Weiner

Contributor since: 29 Jan 2012

Biography

Keith is founder of the Gold Standard Institute USA in Phoenix, Arizona, and CEO of precious metals fund manager Monetary Metals. He created DiamondWare, a technology company which he sold to Nortel Networks in 2008.

  • The Unadulterated Gold Standard Part V (Real Bills)

    Published 18 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In Part I (http://keithweiner.posterous.com/unadulterated-gold-standard-part-i), we looked at the period prior to and during the time of what we now call the Classical Gold Standard. It…

  • Gold Leaps Into Backwardation!

    Published 15 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Since late January, the February gold contract has been in backwardation. This means that one could make a profit by simultaneously selling a gold bar…

  • Four-Letter 'G' Word Discussed on TV

    Published 13 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The title of the video clip under review and subject of their discussion is: "Would returning to the gold standard end currency wars?" Obviously, countries…

  • Why Does The "Paper Gold" Price Track The Physical Gold Price?

    Published 05 February 2013 | viewed 0 times

    It's curious, isn't it? So-called "paper gold" (a futures contract) has a price that is not only very close to physical gold, but it remains…

  • Impact of Germany's Gold Repatriation

    Published 20 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Germany has announced that it plans to take home all 374 tonnes of its gold stored at the Banque de France, and 300 out of…

  • The Unadulterated Gold Standard Part IV (Intro to Real Bills)

    Published 16 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    In Part I (http://keithweiner.posterous.com/unadulterated-gold-standard-part-i), we looked at the period prior to and during the time of what we now call the Classical Gold Standard. It…

  • Secession

    Published 10 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    This article originally appeared in The Gold Standard, the journal of Gold Standard Institute.   Many people are angry about the outcome of the election.…

  • Japan Announces Purchase of European Bonds

    Published 10 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Japan will by the bonds of the so-called "European Stability Mechanism". (See Bloomberg article, Japan to Buy European Debt With Currency Reserves to Weaken Yen)…

  • The Trillion Dollar Coin

    Published 09 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    There has been much buzz in the past few days about a truly horrible idea. Instead of having to negotiate with Congress to raise the…

  • Fiscal Deniers

    Published 04 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Everyone today is talking about the "Fiscal Cliff". It is a small decrease in spending combined with a significant tax increase. Let's put this in…

  • Congress Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal

    Published 04 January 2013 | viewed 0 times

    We now see who are "millionaires and billionaires" in practice. They are individuals with income over $400,000 or married couples with income over $450,000. Their…

  • Reflections Over 2012

    Published 23 December 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The last workweek of the year is complete. Beers were had with friends yesterday, Friday evening. The final shopping trip to the mall was completed…

  • The Unadulterated Gold Standard Part III (Features)

    Published 17 December 2012 | viewed 0 times

    In Part I (http://keithweiner.posterous.com/unadulterated-gold-standard-part-i), we looked at the period prior to and during the time of what we now call the Classical Gold Standard. It…

  • KeithGram: The 'Crash JP Morgan'Campaign

    Published 23 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

    It is now the second anniversary of a campaign to "crash" JP Morgan by encouraging people to buy silver (see max Keiser http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4IBUTHyROs). The idea…

  • The Unadulterated Gold Standard Part II (History)

    Published 18 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

    In Part I (http://keithweiner.posterous.com/unadulterated-gold-standard-part-i), we looked at the period prior to and during the time of what we now call the Classical Gold Standard. It…

  • Open Letter to Hugo Salinas Price

    Published 13 November 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Dear Mr. Price: I read your piece: "On the Use of Gold Coins as Money" (http://www.plata.com.mx/mplata/articulos/articlesFilt.asp?fiidarticulo=196). I think you ask the right question. This is…

  • The Unadulterated Gold Standard

    Published 30 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The choice of the word "unadulterated" is not accidental. There were many different kinds of gold standard, including what we now call the Classical Gold…

  • Book Review: Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government

    Published 25 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    In Free Market Revolution, co-authors Yaron Brook and Don Watkins, colleagues at the Ayn Rand Institute, undertook a difficult task. Since Ayn Rand made the…

  • Open Letter to Ted Butler

    Published 03 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Dear Mr. Butler: I read your article about silver manipulation at 24hgold.com (http://www.24hgold.com/english/news-gold-silver-the-arguments-against-silver-manipulation.aspx?article=4072424644G10020&redirect=false&contributor=Theodore+Butler&mk=1). I am responding as someone who wants free markets. I want to…

  • KeithGram: Regulating High Frequency Trading Has 'Unintended' Consequences

    Published 03 October 2012 | viewed 0 times

    The financial press and alternative investing blogosphere is all abuzz about proposed German controls that attack High Frequency Trading (http://www.cnbc.com/id/49174317). Government always justifies its coercive…