What a Gold Shock Could Look Like: Institutional Investors Start Buying.

What a Gold Shock Could Look Like: Institutional Investors Start Buying

By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, GoldSilver and Adviser for Strategic Wealth Preservation. I once asked my institutional investor friend, who used to work at Goldman Sachs and has been a gold owner for many years, what would make him buy more bullion. Without hesitation he said, “When the price breaks out.” Well, as is clear…

The Precious Metals Week in Review - September 13th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – September 13th, 2019

1. Primary market drivers remain the ongoing trade war between China and the United States and the continued chaos surrounding the United Kingdom’s alleged and upcoming exit from the European Union. All eyes will be on the Federal Reserve next week as they hold their Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting to determine the course…

Lessons Learned In Las Vegas

Lessons Learned in Las Vegas

Admittedly, Las Vegas is not my favorite place in the world. There are many other cities where I’d rather spend my free time. But out of necessity, I do find myself there fairly regularly, and if nothing else, Sin City has provided me with two very valuable life lessons, which can be applied to either gambling or investing in precious metals.

The Precious Metals Week in Review - September 6th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – September 6th, 2019

1. It was a shortened week with the celebration of the Labor Day holiday in the U.S. The primary market drivers remained the U.S.-China trade war and the escalating political crisis in the United Kingdom as they continue to struggle with meeting the upcoming Brexit deadline in October. 2. Hurricane Dorian turned into a complete…

Pressing The Escape Key

Pressing the Escape Key

By Jeff Thomas, feature writer for Strategic Wealth Preservation, Doug Casey’s International Man and 321gold.com As regular readers of my missives will know, I enthusiastically recommend the concept of internationalisation – the diversification into multiple jurisdictions to avoid being the possession of any one government. Recently, I was asked if this didn’t make an individual…

The Precious Metals Week in Review - August 30th, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – August 30th, 2019

1. The U.S.-China trade war continued to be the primary driver for market volatility this week. The Hong Kong protests remain a thorn in the side of Beijing as the pro-democracy demonstrations expand. Chinese troops have moved closer to the region, ostensibly in a previously planned maneuver that has nothing to do with the protests,…

The Precious Metals Week in Review - August 23rd, 2019.

The Precious Metals Week in Review – August 23rd, 2019

1. Escalations in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war continued to trigger wild swings in equity markets this week. Volatility should be expected to remain elevated for the coming weeks as the trade dispute escalates further. 2. The seasonally adjusted number of Americans filing initial claims for state unemployment dropped by 12,000 claims from the previous…