Peter Krauth

Articles by Peter Krauth

Transitory. That's something we've been hearing a lot lately.At its latest FOMC meeting the Fed naturally decided to keep the fed funds rate target at 0.25%. It also decided not to mess with the $120 billion monthly bond buying program to...
Despite its recent selloff, Bitcoin remains the king of crypto currencies.Its market recently exceeded $1 trillion. That's a long way from its humble beginnings shortly after the 2008–2009 financial crisis.Bitcoin will keep facing...
I know this might sound ridiculous to some, but I think silver could reach $300.No, I haven't lost my mind. After all, it's a metal that's known for massive rallies.You see, when silver went through its 1970s bull market, it started from a...
Spot silver is trading around $26 per ounce…but you can't buy any at that price.Instead, you'll have to pay almost 50% more.That's right. If you want silver right now, you'll need to pay at least $35 per ounce.If you prefer government mint...
Being a silver investor over the last few weeks has become more psychologically challenging.That's true even for us die-hard silver enthusiasts.After all silver had a standout 2020, having gained about 47% in its best year since 2010....
Recency bias is a funny thing. It's human nature to expect the near future to look like the recent past.But we all know that's not how things always play out. And that can be costly, even dangerous, for investors.Take long term...
Silver is an odd metal.

The crowd loves to hate on it for decades. That's simply because they don't really understand it. But when sentiment flips, it becomes a rock star.

I think silver has entered its rock star period. And it's...
Many don’t realize it, but silver is considered to have been the first metal to serve as currency. 

Could silver one day regain its role as money?  Perhaps. It’s widely accepted that gold was used as money by Lydian merchants around 550...
TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK.

That's the message most hopeful physical silver buyers have been getting since the last days of January. Odds are bullion dealers going to have a tough time keeping any silver in stock.

Everyone is buying,...
There's no consensus on whether silver is in its second or third secular bull market since the 1970s. That's because people define bull markets in different ways.

But as I'll show you, it's not that important.

What we do know is that...

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