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.

Andrew Hoffman Articles

Barely 24 hours before the Fed takes another giant step toward destroying whatever’s left of its “credibility”; and likely, proving yet again that rising rates are decidedly NOT “Precious Metal bearish”; I could easily write full-length...
It’s Friday night, after another week of financial market ignominy has passed; fortunately, without further damage to those holding REAL money. Which fortunately, is likely to be extremely limited going forward, given how low Precious...
Oh, the tangled web we weave, when we seek to deceive. And sometimes, when we actually want to help – particularly when referring to vote-seeking politicians. Case in point, OPEC – which yesterday, pulled off the lie to end all lies in...
There’s a rising tide of discontent sweeping over America, just as it has in Western Europe, most of South America and the Middle East – which shortly, will consume China, Japan, and the rest of the world. In some cases, it’s due to...
These past two weeks rival any I’ve seen in my 14½ years of minute-to-minute PM watching. During this period the Cartel has relentlessly suppressed prices amidst an unrelenting blizzard of “PM bullish, everything-else-bearish” news flow....
Pardon me if this article starts out a bit disjointed, as I accidentally erased the notes I took last night, amidst the 155th “Sunday Night Sentiment” attack of the past 161 weekends. And afterwards, the 689th “2:15 AM” raid of the past...
The fact that this is my eighth “NIRP vs. Gold” article, spanning more than three years’ time, is all the proof you need that this unprecedentedly deformative policy is here to stay – in Peter Schiff’s words, a “roach motel” where once a...
It’s early morning – in what is typically the slowest volume week of the year, aside from Christmas through New Year’s Eve. So slow, I have just eight articles in my “horrible headline notes” from the past 48 hours, as the entire Western...
I’m going to act as your “spirit guide,” in our ongoing quest to save ourselves from the Hitler-esque “elites” that have commandeered monetary policy and financial markets – in the process, destroying global economic activity, political...
It’s Thursday morning - and there are nearly a dozen “PM bullish, everything-else-bearish” headlines worthy of distinct articles. Such as… 1. This shocking, and hilarious, segment of the John Oliver show, depicting how subprime auto...

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