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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.

  • Gold and Silver Supply and Demand Report

    Published 15 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of the metals didn't change much this week. We thought we would take this opportunity to quote Warren Buffet. His comment at Harvard…

  • Real vs. Nominal Interest Rates

    Published 09 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    What is the real interest rate? It is the nominal rate minus the inflation rate. This is a problematic idea. Let's drill deeper into what…

  • The Great Silver Bubble

    Published 08 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold was down about fifteen Federal Reserve Notes this week. The price of silver was down sixty-two copper-plated zinc pennies. Is the…

  • Money Supply Arguments Are Flawed

    Published 04 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    It goes without question, among economists of the central planning mindset, that if a central bank can just set the right quantity of dollars[1], then…

  • The Dollar Is Going to 1/10,000 Ounce

    Published 01 August 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold was up about thirty bucks this week. The price of silver was up almost seventy cents. Last week, a reader reminded…

  • A Sense of Foreboding

    Published 11 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    This was a shortened week, due to the American holiday of July 4, celebrating the start of the war that lead to "Amexit", 240 years…

  • Silver OMG

    Published 04 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    On Wednesday through Friday, the price of silver spiked massively. It ended the week about $2 higher than the previous week. The last time we…

  • Brexit Drives Gold Frenzy

    Published 27 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The big news this week was that the British voted to exit the European Union. This was not the outcome expected by pundits, or the…

  • Soft and Softer Silver Fundamentals

    Published 20 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, we asked where then will silver go. Well, the price moved around this week, dipping on Thursday but then rebounding sharply on Friday.…

  • Where Then Will Silver Go

    Published 13 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold bumped up thirty bucks, and that of silver about one buck. Is this liftoff -- when the dollar falls sharply, and…

  • The Cost of Bullish Bets

    Published 06 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    There are two views of the markets for the monetary metals. One, as we have discussed many times in this Report, holds that gold and…

  • Gold and Silver Aren't Getting Stronger

    Published 30 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The dollar moved up, though most people would say gold fell about $40, and silver 32 cents. In the mainstream view, the value of the…

  • Gold Demand Falling

    Published 16 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold moved down about sixteen bucks, while that of silver dropped about three dimes. In other words, the dollar gained 0.3 milligrams…

  • Arizona Governor Ducey Vetoes Gold

    Published 13 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    In my testimony in support of the gold legal tender bill this year, I discussed failing pension funds. Retirees who count on their pension checks…

  • Should the Gold Price Keep Up with Inflation?

    Published 11 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The popular belief is that gold is a good hedge against inflation. Owning gold will protect you from rising prices. Is that true? Most people…

  • Gold Is Slowing

    Published 09 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold moved down slightly this week, while that of silver dropped more substantially -- 1.9%. We don't see much decrease in the…

  • Paper Gold Is Rising

    Published 02 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold shot up over $60 this week. The price of silver moved up proportionally, gaining over $0.85. The mood is now palpable.…

  • Grave Silver Mistake

    Published 27 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    We came across an article today, talking about silver supply troubles. We get it. The price of silver has rallied quite a lot, so the…

  • Silver's on Fire

    Published 25 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Another interesting week, in that the price of silver separated from the price of gold. The former went no nowhere, while the latter gained over…

  • The Gold-Silver Opposites Report

    Published 18 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Well that was interesting. Gold went down over thirty bucks and silver went up over thirty cents. How much longer can this silver rally continue…