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Gold’s breakout has unleashed speculation regarding whether other precious metals will follow suit.

Lobo Tiggre, CEO of Louis James LLC and editor of the Independent Speculator, notes the buzz on mainstream media is drawing new funding to the sector.

He argues that, while one should always focus on the fundamentals and plan into the future, there are short-term opportunities in silver and uranium stocks.

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Meet the hosts

Brien Lundin is president and CEO of Jefferson Financial, which publishes Gold Newsletter and hosts the New Orleans Investment Conference. He has four decades of experience in investment markets.
Fergus Hodgson is the chief executive of Antigua International, a consulting firm that connects the Americas, and he is the roving editor of Gold Newsletter. Originally from New Zealand, he has been a nomad for the past eight years, and his personal blog is the Stateless Man.

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  • Howdy all…first…this is awesome! lol I can’t believe I’m actually in it! Thanks everyone for doing this and putting this most excellent website together. So proud and happy to have a part. 🙂 Ok, so I’m looking to buy silver, but don’t know where to buy because a) I’m totally unfamiliar with the process an db) there seems to be lots and lots of options and it’s a little overwhelming. I’ve dealt with Amagi metals before, and I know they are pretty cool (one of their reps is ancap (they sponsored Speak Liberty NOW), and they’ve even posed on JT’s Facebook wall before…lol), and I’ve spoken to a rep with EuroPacific Capital previously. He was great, but they wanted a minimum of 5k or 10k )I forget which now). Shoudl I just go with a rep from somwhere, or does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance! Cheers!

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  • The growing interest in cryptocurrency mining in Iran has led the government to recognize it and introduce new rules for the regulation of the cryptocurrency market. The government is close to passing a bill that finalizes these rules and regulations. Mining units had been multiplying in Iran attracted by the subsidized rates of electricity and subsequent reduction of expenses of mining and increased profits. The recognition from the government may be due to the benefit of ease of access that it may provide the government to sources of foreign currency at the time of international sanctions against the country, allowing it to circumvent those. The Iranian Parliament ratified a bill that acknowledged cryptocurrency mining as a legitimate industry. The bill clarifies that the government does consider domestic trade of cryptocurrencies as lawful. It also states that the Central Bank of Iran will not guarantee the value of cryptocurrency and digital coins will not be considered legal tender. Cryptocurrency mining would be permitted in Iran subject to certain conditions. The miners have to operate outside a 30 km radius (about 19 miles) of all provincial centers except Tehran and Esfahan as these will be subject to even more stringent rules. The miners must secure the prior approval of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade. The energy used by the mining units will be charged at the rate at which energy is exported from Iran. Miners will be subject to taxes at the same rate as industrial manufacturing units with exemptions being made to those miners who export mined cryptocurrency and return the revenue to Iran’s economy. Regarding the crypto mining equipment, the miners must follow the rules set by Iran’s standardization and communication authorities. Licenses have not been issued for the import of mining equipment into Iran and a man was arrested on 31st July for smuggling crypto mining equipment worth more than two hundred thousand dollars into Iran. The regulations were essential in the face of a multitude of illegal crypto activities within the country and may prove to be a positive step for Iran. News Source: TheCoinRepublic

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  • This company is basically a full reserved bank that would be fully approved by Murray Rothbard himself. Their metals broker-dealer business is their cash cow today but they are creating a payment network that disintermediates banks and saves their customers money. They have a crypto broker-dealer and storage business as well but as prudent financial advisors the company’s management tries to educate the public about the virtues of gold ownership. The company acts like a fiduciary and seems much more trustworthy than market leaders like coinbase. Expanding into China with a customary 50/50 JV with a local company. Tough to predict the companies FCF going forward but it trades under 2x book value. Let me know what you guys think.

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  • Hi there! Can anyone give me some initial advice on where and how to purchase and store physical gold? I’ve never done this before and I figure this is probably the most trustworthy forum for such advice. A bit about my situation. I’m from the UK (Northern Ireland) and have bought gold coins in the past but these were always delivered to me and are in my own possession. I want to buy and store a much larger amount as safely as possible because holding this gold myself is not really an option. My reasoning is that I am considering selling my house and travelling around the world on a motorbike. Ultimately I would like to buy a rental property somewhere that would provide me with some passive income while I travel but would probably rule out the UK. This means I need to put the value somewhere in the mean time and it certainly is not going to be put in a bank! Thanks

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  • does the 16-1 gold silver ratio make any sense or matter/? If so, the current 70-1 ratio may represent an opportunity

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