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Keith Weiner

Keith Weiner

Contributor since: 29 Jan 2012


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.

  • A Hint of Gold Backwardation

    Published 16 January 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Last month, we noted that there could be a trend change in progress. Not only are the prices of the metals rising (which is just…

  • Silver's Got Fundamentals, Gold and Silver Report

    Published 09 January 2017 | viewed 0 times

    This week was another short week, due to the New Year holiday. We look forward to getting back to our regularly scheduled market action. The…

  • Fed Rate Hike Causes Gold Price Drop

    Published 19 December 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price action was not what most of those in the gold community hoped for (or predicted). The price of gold dropped another $24 and…

  • Friction and Gravity

    Published 12 December 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price action was mixed this week. Those hoping for dollar declines in gold terms were disappointed. However, silver gave them a sop as the…

  • Dang It Gold's Supposed to Go Up!

    Published 05 December 2016 | viewed 0 times

    We've gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The following list is by no means exhaustive:…

  • Good News and Bad News

    Published 27 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Sometimes, we think that every story in the gold community has the same template: I have inside information to share with you My peeps are…

  • The Dollar Is Rising

    Published 21 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    "The problem with central banks is that they increase the quantity of money in the same way that the problem with piping sewage into a…

  • About that Economic Inequality

    Published 16 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    I address this essay to two groups. One group is those among the liberty movement, who believe that there's nothing wrong with inequality. These are…

  • Backwardation Profit Taking

    Published 14 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The big news this week is that Donald Trump was elected to be the next president of the United States. Whether due to his comments…

  • Gold Always Wins

    Published 07 November 2016 | viewed 0 times

    This week the prices of the metals, as measured in terms of the much-abused and much-hated but much-preferred US dollar, went up. +$28 and +0.66…

  • The Clinton-Comey Effect

    Published 31 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Twice this week, the prices of the metals spiked. Once on early Monday due to a cause unclear to us. The second on Friday late…

  • Introducing Yield Purchasing Power

    Published 25 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The monetary debate seems artificially limited. On one side is Federal Reserve policy based on discretion. On the other is policy based on rules. It's…

  • Wile E Coyote Gravity Report

    Published 24 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Another week without much major price action, gold +$16 and silver +$0.12. At least if you look at the closing prices. However on Monday after…

  • Deutsche Fuels Silver

    Published 03 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, it was the Fed's magic boosting up the price of silver. This week, the slow slide in the silver price resumed, going all…

  • Silver Rocket and Gold Moribund

    Published 19 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of both metals were down again this week. We would guess that it has something to do with the fact that everyone knows:…

  • Silver Returns Earthward

    Published 12 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of both metals were down this holiday-shortened (Labor Day in the US) week, especially on Friday. The decline corresponded to a spike in…

  • The Federal Reserve Report

    Published 05 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Why is this issue of the Report entitled the Federal Reserve Report? We chose this headline because the Fed is apparently now the driver of…

  • Gold and Silver Fundamentals Up

    Published 29 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The dollar exchange rates of the metals fell this week, with that of silver falling more. Friday's trading action was notable, because at first markets…

  • Silver Is in a Different World

    Published 22 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Measured in gold, the price of the dollar hardly budged this week. It fell less than one tenth of a milligram, from 23.29 to 23.20mg.…

  • Arizona Considers Issuing a Gold Bond

    Published 18 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The Arizona House of Representatives has convened an Ad Hoc Committee on Gold Bonds. The purpose is to explore if and how the state could…