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Keith Weiner

PhD in Economics, CEO of Monetary Metals

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

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The cash-value of promoting each of these anti-concepts is that they lead people to think that the central bank should impose a monetary policy. To make our lives better.
This is a brief preview of our annual Gold Outlook Report. Every year we take an in-depth look at the market dynamics and drivers and finally, give our predictions for gold and silver prices over the coming year.
I am writing this from home. But I spent five of the last six months of the year on the road. Most of that was overseas. In Reflections last year, I wrote about the gruelingness (yes, that’s a word coined as of right now) of it. So I won’t...
I launched this business with a simple thesis. Interest will draw gold into the market; without interest, gold disappears into private hoards. The obvious reason is that people want a return. Without a return, they put their gold away and...
All situations in which the anti-concept of inflation is occurring for whatever reason, while at the same time there’s little economic growth for any or no reason, and also unemployment is high by some standard for an unstated cause which...
Headline interest rates are well-known. Fed Funds Rate is 5.25% to 5.5%. The 1-month Treasury is 5.5%, the 10-year Treasury is 4.4%, etc. In other words, it has spiked massively in the last 18 months. The Fed continues to promise “higher,...
If you’ve read the Introduction from this Anti-Concepts of Money series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept: GDP
Another anti-concept is store of value. The very term evokes a picture of a container. You pour water into the container, and it is stored until you’re ready to pour it out again. 
The Anti-Concept of Purchasing Power leads us to the Anti-Concept of Inflation. That pseudo-equation already smuggles that any increase in the quantity of money causes prices to rise, regardless of the cause and circumstances of the...
If you’ve read the What is Money? essay from this Anti-Concepts of Money series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept of Velocity. That pseudo-equation MV=PQ described in the What is Money? essay leads us to the anti-concept velocity.  

China is the world’s biggest gold producer with more than 355 tons annually. Australia is second.

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