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Kelsey Williams

Analyst, Author, and Owner of Kelsey's Gold Facts

Kelsey Williams has more than forty years experience in the financial services industry, including fourteen years as a full-service financial planner. His website, Kelsey's Gold Facts, contains self-authored articles written for the purpose of educating and informing others about gold within a historical context. In addition to gold, he writes about inflation and the Federal Reserve.


Kelsey Williams is available for private consultations, public speaking, and interviews at [email protected]

Kelsey Williams Articles

When President Nixon slammed shut the gold window for foreign holders of U.S. dollars, it was the final step in a planned exit from the gold standard. It was also tacit admission that the United States government, in conjunction with the...
Complicated and convoluted technical analysis, inflamed fundamentals, never-ending last chance warnings and all the supposed evidence to the contrary – there is nothing that justifies the ultra-bullishness of silver stackers and investors...
Ever wonder how much it costs to produce an ounce of gold? Most of us tend to focus on the market price for gold since that is what we hear referenced on a daily basis.
All of the talk about new highs in the gold price seem to be wishful thinking unless one is focused on only nominal prices. Below is a chart of monthly average closing prices for physical gold since the summer of 2020…
A review of the history regarding Fed interest rate policy yields information that says “yes”. On June 30, 2004, the FOMC began to tighten policy by increasing the Fed Funds target rate to 1¼%.  By June 2006, two years later, the target...
As recently as March 7th, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified to the Senate Banking Committee that interest rates could rise higher and faster than anticipated in an effort to fight inflation.
Events this past week are indicative of what could be a more formidable problem for the Fed, investors, and the economy. Before we talk about that, lets first emphasize the key point made in my article SVB, MMT, TNT.
The Silicon Valley Bank fiasco is an in-your-face example of the systemic risk inherent in fractional-reserve banking. (see Elephant In The Room)
The price of gold spiked upward by $40 oz. on Friday. Reports by others point to the failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) as sparking a "flight to safety" into the yellow metal. Gold, according to them, is the ultimate safe-haven hedge;...
End of inflation is inevitable. At first, the statement above may seem counterintuitive; especially in light of the ongoing increase in the cost of goods and services experienced recently that seem to have no limit.

Seventy-five percent of all gold in circulation has been extracted since 1910

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