Mickey Fulp

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The usually suspect gold bugs and perma-bulls have been quite noisy over the last few weeks trying to convince bullion traders and stock speculators that the price of gold and ergo, the market capitalization of gold stocks are on the verge...
Today I revisit a subject that was prominent in the American conscious post-global economic crisis and brought to the forefront by the rare earth element and lithium bubbles from 2009 to 2011:
The gold/silver and platinum/gold price ratios determine the relative value of the precious metals -- and are useful parameters in deciding which metal to buy at any given time (Mercenary Video, March 19, 2016).
In the aftermath of the global economic crisis of 2008-2009, governments throughout the world have fostered a tenuous recovery predicated on massive increases in money supplies and debasement of currencies.
The gold to silver price ratio determines the relative value of the two precious metals and is a useful parameter in deciding which metal to buy at any given time (Mercenary Video, March 19, 2016).
In last week’s musing, I documented the history of gold, silver and the US dollar from the establishment of a national monetary system in 1792 until abandonment of the gold standard in 1971.
In today’s musing I review the history of gold, silver and fiat currency as money in the United States of America. I document how various wars, panics and depressions, Congressional acts, and executive orders have affected the US dollar...
In two recent articles, I commented on the seasonality of the gold price and predicted short-term trends (Mercenary Musings: October 19 and October 26, 2015). Today, I examine the 12-year performance of gold during the pre-holiday to post-...
The usual suspects in the gold bug and perma-bull camps got their panties all wet last week when the yellow metal briefly set a four-month high of $1184 per ounce. Of course when the price backed off a bit, the conspiracy theorists...
The price of gold has been range-bound from the low $1200s to the upper $1000s per ounce since early February of 2015. There is one simple reason for the low volatility and lack of significant price movement for the most precious metal...

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