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Mike Maharrey

Mike Maharrey is a journalist and market analyst for MoneyMetals.com with over a decade of experience in precious metals. He holds a BS in accounting from the University of Kentucky and a BA in journalism from the University of South Florida.

Mike Maharrey Articles

Factoring in sizeable over-the-counter (OTC) buying, gold demand charted its strongest first quarter since 2016. Excluding OTC buying, demand fell 5 percent to 1,102 tons. Significant outflows of gold from ETFs drove the dip. But including...
There are cracks in the foundation of dollar dominance. Could Chinese gold be the straw that breaks the dollar’s back? In a column published by the Telegraph, economist Julian Jessop points out that people have been predicting the dollar's...
Central banks continued to steadily add gold to their reserves in March. On net, central banks globally increased their gold holdings by 16 tons, according to the latest data compiled by the World Gold Council. Buyers added 40 tons of gold...
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and his fellow central bankers are swinging at inflation like a blindfolded kid trying to break a piñata. Do you remember the March FOMC meeting? The Fed released its projections for rate cuts in the...
Could the movement of gold from West to East set the stage for a gold-backed currency? Some analysts think that might be the case. And if that is the direction the world is heading, it would be disastrous for the U.S. dollar.
The Thai government wants to mitigate risk in its pension fund so it's turning to gold and oil. 
Strong Chinese gold demand will continue to support the gold market according to a recent research report by Metals Focus.
In the latest episode of the Money Metals’ Midweek Memo, host Mike Maharrey delved deep into the intricate realm of inflation, offering invaluable insights and debunking prevalent misconceptions.
Did you know Thomas Jefferson and many other prominent Founding Fathers predicted our current economic problems? No, they didn't have a crystal ball. They didn't need one. All they needed was an understanding of money and human nature.
Over the last few weeks, gold held its ground despite headwinds including a strong dollar and rising bond yields. Geopolitical tensions have supported safe-haven buying but it appears a new player is entering the market – hedge fund and...

Gold weighs 19.3 times as much as an equal volume of water.

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