A2A with John Butler

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Every week, we try to give you access to some of the smartest and most knowledgeable people in the precious metals sector and this week doesn't disappoint. John Butler is an analyst, author and executive at GoldMoney. He's also one of the smartest guys you're ever going to come across. Be sure you give this podcast a thorough listen.

Just a few of the topics addressed in this extraordinarily insightful podcast include:

  • The possibility/likelihood of new gold-backed currencies or notes
  • Today's news regarding the metals-rigging admissions by Deutschebank
  • Why gold must be revalued higher in order to deal with the massive quantities of global debt

Again, please be sure to listen to this entire recording. I guarantee you'll learn something new or, at least, gain a different perspective on issues that concern all of us. Thanks again to John for giving us so much of his time!

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  34 Comments

Mobius
Apr 14, 2016 - 5:32pm

1st First

Yeah!

UulaBear
Apr 14, 2016 - 5:35pm

Second gets the Silver!

Exciting times!!

RickshawETF
Apr 14, 2016 - 5:43pm

Thurd!

Thurd! Do I get copper?

BIGNASTY
Apr 14, 2016 - 6:17pm

Forth

I will take what I can get!

canary
Apr 14, 2016 - 7:29pm

GLD lost 3.26 tones of gold today

If that means anything.

Marvus
Apr 14, 2016 - 7:54pm

Bitgold

turd,

You mentioned a few times asking when the big gold platform will be available in America. I've had my card for over six months and have been using it and I live in New Jersey, are you not aware of this?

Fred Hayek
Apr 14, 2016 - 8:32pm

Good Stuff, Craig.

You can tell that John knows his stuff.

But I think he sells the import of the DeutscheBank settlement a little short. As James McShirley's chart showing precious metals dropping in price during the period between the AM and PM gold fixes all while gold was quintupling in price, proves, the dominant abuse there was price suppression. And there is NO way that it could go on like that without the blessing of the U.S. and U.K. governments.

canary
Apr 14, 2016 - 8:57pm

White House meets Yellen

I think the real message to Yellen, was to keep easy monetary policy (no rate hikes) through the election year...to help Hillary win the election.

Marvus
Apr 14, 2016 - 9:02pm

I guess, as John mentioned,

I guess, as John mentioned, it's a function of where you live.

Glad you have access to it!

RickshawETF
Apr 14, 2016 - 9:12pm

BitGold

I thought BitGold Cards were not available in the U.S. at this time . . .

Do you hold gold, buy something in dollars using your card, and your gold account is decremented at some current gold/USD exchange rate?

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