Andrew Hoffman

Andrew ("Andy") Hoffman, CFA joined Miles Franklin, one of America's oldest, largest bullion dealers, as Media Director in October 2011. For a decade, he was a US-based buy-side and sell-side analyst, most notably as an II-ranked oil service analyst at Salomon Smith Barney from 1999 through 2005. Since 2002, his focus has been entirely on precious metals, and since 2006 has written free missives regarding gold, silver and macroeconomics. Prior to joining the company he spent five years working as an investor relations officer or consultant to numerous junior mining companies.

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Courtesy of http://blog.milesfranklin.com
In this episode with Miles Franklin’s Andy Hoffman, we document the collapse as it spreads from nation to nation. Everyone has their eye on Greece as it rebels against the wishes of the International banking cabal, but on this call we also...
Let’s start with a pair of pictures; which, when viewed together, describe exactly how Central banking gone wild has destroyed capital markets. Certainly, for a generation; and if the worse-case scenario ultimately unfolds, permanently. On...
It’s midday Sunday; likely, within 24 hours of Greece either making an historic stand for its rights, or giving in to a handful of financial sociopaths – and in doing so, forsaking last month’s mandate by the majority of Greek citizens....
For centuries, if not millennia, the concept of financial “calm” had a patently obvious, nearly objective, definition. Which was, for the most part, steady economic activity; modest market volatility; and, for the most part, no major...
After the recent ugly Greek news, which prompted me to alter my Audioblog title to “The Big One has started – Protect Yourself Now!” – gold and silver’s gains were magically vaporized at the “2:15 AM EST” open of the London paper “pre-...
After declining for an incredible 47 of the past 51 days, the Baltic Dry Index has officially breached its all-time low of 554 – set in 1986, 29 years ago. Sure, propagandists will try to blame tanker “oversupply” rather than plunging end...
In last month’s “death by deflation,” I discussed how fiat currency schemes always yield parabolic debt growth, strangling economic activity and inevitably yielding mass defaults. And as today’s unprecedented fiat Ponzi is global, not...
It’s Sunday afternoon, and I simply don’t know where to start; as each day, there are literally a half-dozen “horrible headlines” worthy of full-time discussion. To that end, even at the height of the 2008 crisis, things didn’t look as...
It’s Monday afternoon; but unfortunately for TPTB, even closing the “Dow Jones Propaganda Average” for a day can’t prevent “Economic Mother Nature” from continuing to exact revenge for mankind’s hubristic attempt to usurp her laws. Whilst...

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