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Mike Gleason

Mike Gleason is a Director with Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer with over 50,000 customers. Gleason is a hard money advocate and a strong proponent of personal liberty, limited government and the Austrian School of Economics. A graduate of the University of Florida, Gleason has extensive experience in management, sales and logistics as well as precious metals investing. He also puts his longtime broadcasting background to good use, hosting a weekly precious metals podcast since 2011, a program listened to by tens of thousands each week.

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As central bankers stubbornly refuse to admit they are done hiking interest rates, precious metals markets are wavering.
As the Federal Reserve puts a hold on interest rates, investors have to ask themselves whether the elevated inflation rate is also on hold.
Well, if you believe the reporting coming out of the mainstream financial media, then the economy is going gangbusters. Third quarter GDP came in on Thursday at a better than expected 4.9%. That represents an acceleration of economic...
As financial markets gyrate, investors are finding safe haven in precious metals. The stock market sold off on Thursday on interest rate fears. It’s not so much the threat of additional rate hikes by the Federal Reserve that has investors...
Gold and silver markets held firm early in the week and now appear to be surging, despite volatility ramping up on Thursday. A hotter than expected inflation report helped trigger a spike in bond yields and a selloff in stocks.
Well, the shift in the calendar has so far failed to produce any shift in the trend for precious metals markets. Gold and silver are extending their recent price declines here in the first few trading days of October and of the fourth...
Precious metals markets got hammered earlier this week as interest rates continued their relentless march higher.
Fears of inflation remaining stubbornly high, and interest rates going higher, rattled financial markets this week.
Precious metals markets are trading quietly this week even as inflation data comes in hotter than expected.
Precious metals markets are retreating this week as official U.S. employment data comes in surprisingly strong.The Labor Department reported that weekly jobless claims fell by 13,000 to a total of 216,000. Many economists had been...

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