reserves

Blog

Aperture51/Shutterstock

The Dollar May Remain Strong For Longer Than We Think

Why demand for it is higher than other fiat currencies
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:50 PM

I have long been a dollar bull, not for any over-arching reasons based on inflation, deflation, rising geopolitical multi-polarity or any of the other issues that touch on the dollar’s valuation vis-à-vis other currencies. My analysis focuses on a few basics:  the dollar’s status as the global reserve currency, Triffin’s Paradox (a.k.a. Triffin’s Dilemma) and global capital flows into the dollar and dollar-denominated assets such as U.S. Treasury bonds. » Read more

Insider

Off the Cuff: "Hand-to-Mouth" Tightness Seen in Silver Inventories

A strong bullish signal for silver investors
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2:23 AM

In this week's Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Ted Butler discuss:

  • Germany's Gold Grab
    • What impact with the reserve repatriation by the Bundesbank have?
  • Silver's Screaming Fundamentals
    • The size of the silver market is TINY
  • The Future Price of Silver
    • Betting on higher prices still seems the smart move here