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

After 15 years of “each day worse than the next” market manipulation – much of which, is done overtly – the thing that amazes me most is how few people care. Sure, hundreds of millions of Americans – and billions of foreigners – have...
There’s much to discuss, starting with the “powers that be” utter desperation – particularly, the gold Cartel – to stave off “Economic Mother Nature” and the “unstoppable tsunami of reality” as the end game plays out right of its eyes....
It’s Monday morning, and the Yen/dollar exchange rate is unchanged from Friday’s close. Thus, gold and silver should be unchanged, too – right? Which I say facetiously, as the premise I wrote about Thursday, based on 15 years of tick-for-...
It’s Wednesday morning – and let’s start with a little background, as we head into yet another episode of the Fed’s LOL “most important meeting ever.” To that end, recall that it was just seven weeks ago, on April 27th, when Yellen &...
Wednesday morning – and my head is not only spinning from the swarming, worldwide tsunami of “PM bullish, everything-else-bearish” news; but the most egregious – and ultimately, self-defeating – market manipulation of all time.
How egregious is the gold Cartel getting, in its final “death throe” stage? Well, here’s the chart I posted yesterday, of the essentially “sixth sigma” similarity between “trading” Sunday and Monday night, as well as Monday and Tuesday...
Well, I may not have had “much” to say yesterday, but I SURE DO TODAY! My god, have the “horrible headlines” multiplied in the past 24 hours (it’s early Tuesday morning), which the following two pictures summarize perfectly – in spades.
It’s early Wednesday morning – and with oil down to $27.50/bbl; commodities; currencies, equities, and high-yield bonds crashing; and the 10-year Treasury yield – “rate hike” and all – back below 2%; only gold and silver are higher.
It’s Monday morning, and the “new era” of indefinitely depressed oil prices has officially arrived. To wit, on Saturday, the International Atomic Energy Agency validated Iran’s compliance with the U.S.-led “nuclear deal,” enabling Iran to...
The following is an article that covers an Interview with Andy Schectman, Miles Franklin's President and Co-Founder. ANDY HOFFMAN: Precious Metals, in our 26th year in business. It’s Thursday night, August 27th; and given the extreme...

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