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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

As the Chinese accumulate more and more gold, they’re dumping U.S. Treasuries. That raises an important question: who is going to keep funding the federal government’s borrowing spree?
If you listen to mainstream punditry and government spinmeisters, you'll hear all kinds of reasons for inflation. It was supply chain issues! It's because Putin invaded Ukraine! It's Trump's fault!
Gold has surged to record highs of over $2,350 per ounce, and there is reason to believe this bull run has plenty of legs left.
In this week's episode of "Money Metals Midweek Memo," host Mike Maharrey delves into the often overlooked yet significant realm of gold investment, drawing an engaging parallel between gold's market perception and a personal anecdote from...
On Friday, Zimbabwe officials introduced a gold-backed currency in an effort to stabilize the economy. But the root of the country’s problem remains – the government.
According to the mainstream, it’s always time to sell gold. Maybe listening to mainstream talking heads isn’t the best strategy. On March 8, CNBC Fast Money featured TD Securities senior commodity strategist Daniel Ghali arguing that it...
Central banks continued to add to their gold reserves in February, albeit at a slightly slower pace. On net, global central bank gold reserves increased by 19 tons in February with some selling pushing down that total. It was the ninth...
Reflecting on his childhood in this episode of Money Metals’ Midweek Memo, host Mike Maharrey recalls those playground disputes where challenges were met with the retort, "Oh yeah? What are you going to do about it?!" 
Many prominent American founders warned us about paper money. Thomas Paine may have summed it up best: “The evils of paper money have no end.”
Gold broke another intraday record on Monday. This continues the gold bull run that has been ongoing for several weeks. But there is something else happening that’s quite unusual.

One cubic foot of gold weighs more than half a ton (1,306 pounds).

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