Keith Weiner

Keith WeinerDr. Keith Weiner is the CEO of Monetary Metals and the president of the Gold Standard Institute USA.  Keith is a leading authority in the areas of gold, money, and credit and has made important contributions to the development of trading techniques founded upon the analysis of bid-ask spreads.  Keith is a sought after speaker and regularly writes on economics.  He is an Objectivist, and has his PhD from the New Austrian School of Economics.  His website is www.monetary-metals.com.

Articles by Keith Weiner

We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The following list is by no means exhaustive: Quantitative Easing. Bernanke’s Helicopter Drops. Janet Yellen’s Keynesianism.
Sometimes, we think that every story in the gold community has the same template: I have inside information to share with you. My peeps are telling me that will happen. If happens, then the gold price will go ballistic. ( will happen, I...
“The problem with central banks is that they increase the quantity of money in the same way that the problem with piping sewage into a swimming pool increases the quantity of water.” It’s not really about the quantity, is it? It’s about...
The big news this week is that Donald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States. Whether due to his comments about restructuring the government debt, tariffs on imported goods, or other economic concerns, many...
Last week the prices of the metals, as measured in terms of the much-abused and much-hated but much-preferred US dollar, went up. +$28 and +0.66 respectively. That’s a pretty big deal. So big, in fact, that a prominent voice for the use of...
Twice this week, the prices of the metals spiked. Once on early Monday due to a cause unclear to us. The second on Friday late morning (Arizona time) due to, get this, additional problems for Democrat Hillary Clinton. The stock market...
The monetary debate seems artificially limited. On one side is Federal Reserve policy based on discretion. On the other is policy based on rules. It’s Keynes vs. Friedman. It’s central planning of our economy based on the reactive whims of...
Another week without much major price action, gold +$16 and silver +$0.12. At least if you look at the closing prices. However on Monday after New York market hours, there was quite a spike in silver. The close was $17.46. The price was up...
It’s almost like magic. The Fed can say something, or in the case of last Wednesday it can say nothing, and gold and especially the silver price get a boost of rocket fuel. Actually, the Fed said both yes to rate hikes—in the future—and no...
Why is this issue of the Report entitled the Federal Reserve Report? We chose this headline because the Fed is apparently now the driver of supply and demand of gold and silver. Or at least it’s what speculators in gold and silver expect...

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