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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.

  • Prediction: Gold and Ratio Up, Stocks Down

    Published 27 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The price of gold moved up moderately, and the price of silver moved down a few cents this week. However, there were some interesting fireworks…

  • Price Moves and Term Structures

    Published 21 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of the metals moved up a bunch this week, with gold + $32 and silver +$0.55. We have seen some discussion of gold…

  • Gold, Silver, and Horse Betting Report

    Published 14 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Consider the sport of betting on the sport of horse racing. It's actually similar to the analysis of the gold and silver markets. How's that?…

  • Supply and Demand Report

    Published 07 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    This was a fairly quiet week in the market for the metals, with a min-rally on Thursday especially in silver which hit almost $15. By…

  • Move Over Entrepreneurs, Make Way for Speculation!

    Published 03 September 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Once upon a time, before banks and before even private lending, there was only one way to prepare for retirement. People had to hoard something…

  • The Gold and Silver Fundamentals

    Published 31 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, we called for a rising gold to silver ratio. On Wednesday, this ratio hit nearly 80 before backing down a bit by the…

  • Who the Heck Consumes His Capital?!

    Published 25 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    I have been writing about consumption of capital, using the example of a farmer who sells off his farm to buy groceries. It's a striking…

  • The Exquisite Market Setup

    Published 24 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    There is an exquisite setup building once again. Tight fundamentals in the gold market apply upwards pressure on the price. For quite a while, we…

  • Why Is Gold Becoming Scarcer

    Published 17 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    For quite a while, we have been talking about scarcity in gold. The cobasis for both October and December is positive. These contracts are backwardated.…

  • The Economy is in Liquidation Mode

    Published 12 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    If you're an American over a certain age, you remember roller skating rinks (I have no idea if it caught on in other countries). This…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 10 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, we left off with this. "Something is happening with gold..." It began in Dec 2008. To understand it, it is necessary to understand…

  • Yield Purchasing Power: $100M Today Matches $100K in 1979

    Published 05 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    I wrote a story about poor Clarence who retired in 1979, and even poorer Larry who retired last year. I created these characters to challenge…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 03 August 2015 | viewed 0 times

    You cannot understand gold if you think it goes up and down, that the dollar is money and therefore the measure of all things, including…

  • Open Letter to Alexis Tsipras

    Published 28 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Dear Prime Minister Tsipras, First, congratulations for mustering the popular support to say "no" to the troika. The euro has long offered Greece a perverse…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 27 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    For those who are speculating on the dollar -- i.e. most people -- there was good news this week. The dollar rose almost a milligram,…

  • Lions, Tigers, and Gold Bears, Oh My!

    Published 21 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    We can't count how many articles we saw today, bemoaning gold going down. The price action is bad for gold (whatever that means). China underreported…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 20 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of the monetary metals cascaded downward this week, and the ratio of the gold price to the silver price rose accordingly. Many analysts…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 12 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, we concluded with this: "So now, for the first time in about two years, the fundamental price of silver is above the market…

  • The Great FreedomFest Debate Was Like Watching Tom and Jerry

    Published 12 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    With apologies to his fans, Jerry is an evil little mouse who constantly pesters Tom the Cat. Tom tries and tries, but cannot seem to…

  • There's Your Hyperinflation!

    Published 07 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Hyperinflation is commonly defined as rapidly rising prices which get out of control. For example, the Wikipedia entry begins, "In economics, hyperinflation occurs when a…