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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.

  • Silver Market Change Report 5 July, 2015

    Published 06 July 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The prices of the metals drooped further this shortened week (Friday was a holiday in the US, as the Fourth of July, Independence Day, occurred…

  • June 26 Silver Flash Crash: A Forensic Analysis

    Published 30 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    On Friday morning, at around midnight (Arizona time), the price of silver had a little crash. It dropped 30 cents in 11 minutes. More importantly,…

  • Interest - Inflation = #REF

    Published 23 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    I have to admit that I derive some pleasure in taking on hoary old myths. For example, some economists assert that the interest rate you…

  • They're Coming to Take Away Your Cash

    Published 16 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The stories are all over the Internet. Governments are forcing us into a cashless society. Supposedly the pretext is terrorism, and the real reason is…

  • How Could The Fed Protect Us from Economic Waves?

    Published 10 June 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Mainstream economists tell us that the Federal Reserve protects us from economic waves, indeed from the business cycle itself. In their view, people naturally tend…

  • Are Hedge Funds Worth More Than Kindergartens?

    Published 27 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    "The top 25 hedge fund managers made more than all the kindergarten teachers in the country," declared President Obama in a discussion of poverty at…

  • Falling Yield, Rising Asset

    Published 18 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Our monetary system is failing, but explaining that isn't easy. The most popular argument is that the dollar has falling purchasing power and rising inflation.…

  • Think Different About Purchasing Power

    Published 30 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The dollar is always losing value. To measure the decline, people turn to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), or various alternative measures such as Shadow…

  • Arizona Governor Ducey Vetoes Gold

    Published 13 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    This isn't yet another in a long series of articles lamenting the Federal Reserve, power, politicians, corruption, and the hopelessness of fighting the status quo.…

  • Ben Bernanke Now Blogs

    Published 07 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Ben Bernanke presided over the Federal Reserve for two terms, from 2006 through 2014. A year and half into his first term, he began driving…

  • Falling Interest Causes Falling Wages

    Published 19 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Interest rates have been falling for over three decades. Conventional economics has two things to say about this. One, inflation expectations are falling. Monetarists believe…

  • Monetary Metals Brief 2015

    Published 02 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    It's the start of a new year. The question on everyone's mind is whither the prices of gold and silver? This Brief presents our answer…

  • The Swiss Franc Will Collapse

    Published 28 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    I have worked to keep this piece readable, and as brief as possible. My grave diagnosis demands the evidence and reasoning to support it. One…

  • In America, Government Pays You Interest. In Switzerland, You Pay Government

    Published 20 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The old joke is, "(with a Russian accent) In America, you correct newspaper, but in Soviet Union, newspaper corrects you." Switzerland is now experiencing the…

  • Crude Oil Supply and Demand

    Published 12 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    We don't normally analyze the crude oil market. However, there has been a huge price move (which may not be complete yet). With the endless…

  • Going All-In On a Weak Argument

    Published 31 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    In Poker, to go all in means to bet everything you have. I do not think it is an exaggeration to say that, at least…

  • Chinese GDP Surpasses USA (when Measurement Adjusted)

    Published 05 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    A story has been echoing around the financial news for a few weeks. One article about it, It's official: America is now No. 2 by…

  • A Signal of Coming Collapse

    Published 06 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    I proposed seven drivers of financial implosion in my dissertation. My recent writing has focused on two of them. One is the falling rate of…

  • Monetary Metals Supply and Demand Report

    Published 03 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Woe unto the gold speculators, and a curse laid upon the house of silver. At least, that's how it may feel. In more clinical terms,…

  • Fans of Central Banking Have an Achilles Heel

    Published 26 October 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Most of my writing about the gold standard is about how it works, and how the paper dollar standard doesn't. A casual conversation I had…