Article Archives

  • The Globalization of Islamic Finance

    A primer on the growing use of innovative financial products in the Muslim world.
  • IMF Was Wrong About Gold Purchase By the Netherlands

    The precious metal equities turn in an excellent performance. Another big deposit in GLD---and no changes in SLV. No sales report from the U.S. Mint. No in/out activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Monday, but very decent in/out activity in silver once again.
  • Daily Pfennig: Let It Snow!

    Will the blizzard upset the markets today? Euro surprises many with good 2-day performance! SNB talks intervention! S&P cuts Russia's credit rating to junk!
  • 199 Days of Hell

    Unintended consequences: oil and the worst battle in history
  • India’s Silver Imports Rose to a Record in 2014

    Gold and silver down---shares up. What's this about? Another deposit in GLD---and no change in SLV. More silver eagle sales at the U.S. Mint. A smallish amount of gold movement at the COMEX-approved depositories on Friday---and another big in/out movement in silver once again.
  • Daily Pfennig: Greece Has A New Government

    Leave the euro party gains a coalition Gov't! So many thoughts on what Greece will do. FOMC meets this week! Chuck sees his name up in lights!
  • Moscow Update: Gold During the Crisis

    Revealed: Russian citizens’ attitudes toward gold during the country’s currency crisis.
  • 70 Tonnes of Gold Withdrawn From the Shanghai Gold Exchange Last Week

    A very ugly COT Report. Gold and silver equities down big. A deposit in GLD---and no change in SLV. The U.S. Mint sells another 104,500 silver eagles. Not much in/out activity in gold at the COMEX-approved depositories on Thursday, but a decent amount of silver received.
  • Daily Pfennig: ECB Blows “Leaked” QE Out Of The Water!

    60 Billion euros each month. Denmark widens their negative rates. Saudi King dies. Greek election on Sunday!
  • What’s New at the Bitcoin Colony

    Contrary to popular reports, Bitcoin is still not dead, and the Bitcoin community is still pumping out interesting new technologies.