Andrew Hoffman

Andrew ("Andy") Hoffman, CFA joined Miles Franklin, one of America's oldest, largest bullion dealers, as Media Director in October 2011. For a decade, he was a US-based buy-side and sell-side analyst, most notably as an II-ranked oil service analyst at Salomon Smith Barney from 1999 through 2005. Since 2002, his focus has been entirely on precious metals, and since 2006 has written free missives regarding gold, silver and macroeconomics. Prior to joining the company he spent five years working as an investor relations officer or consultant to numerous junior mining companies.

Articles by Andrew Hoffman

Man, do I keep crazy hours!  Seriously, I am now averaging four hours per night of sleep; to which I can only say, thank goodness for my 24/7 gym, and a laptop equipped with hundreds of podcasts, and thousands of Amazon Prime TV shows and...
On this day before yet another FOMC propaganda event, how can stock futures not be higher - given that, per the well-documented "pre-FOMC drift" manipulation scheme, for the past decade, stocks have enjoyed their biggest gains the days...
I have lots of “PiMBEEB,” or Precious-Metal-bullish, everything-else-bearish, topics to discuss – to the point that I could easily pen three or four articles.  And trust me, I could easily do so; as in my quest, and the Miles Franklin Blog...
In Wednesday’s “historic market manipulation setting the stage for catastrophe,” my principal inference was that, per the time old adage, crime never pays.  Perhaps in the short-term; but the longer a scam is perpetrated, the more...
You want drama. ..and TRUTH?  Well, let’s start with this amazing, must see, three-minute 2009 clip from Ron Paul; or, as I deemed him five years ago, “America’s greatest man.”  Given what I discussed in Friday’s “did America just start...
No event defines how rapidly America’s “leadership” has declined, than last night’s Academy Awards catastrophe.  At which, one of its most prestigious accounting firms accidentally handed Warren Beatty the wrong “Best Picture” envelope,...
Lately, the Cartel has been throwing everything – including the kitchen sink – at Precious Metals; in silver’s case, vigorously defending its latest “line in the sand,” at the 200 DMA of $17.96/oz; and in gold’s, at its 200 day and 200...
It’s Tuesday morning, and the Euro was crushed overnight – to within less than a percent of the 14-year low of 1.047/dollar set earlier this year; in turn, causing the cost of living for hundreds of millions of Europeans – and millions of...
It’s the rare day I wake up to see news so powerfully Precious Metal bullish – regarding its short and long-term implications – I can barely contain myself.  The last such event was the BrExit – which set into motion the inevitable...
It's my last article of what I believe is the penultimate year of survival for history's largest; most destructive; and for the first time, global, fiat Ponzi scheme. Fittingly, on this typical quiet week of paper-thin holiday trading,...

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