January 2018: Times are Changing


A new year. A new world.

Well, 2018 is here. For those in the financial world, it is going to be an interesting year. In our last newsletter, we covered some of the issues surrounding the origin of gold and silver as money, and the beginning of the financial technology revolution. Today, precious metals and cryptocurrencies are both seeking their place in the rapidly evolving new monetary eco-system. Indeed – times are changing.

Gold, Silver, Cryptos, & FinTech

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New Year’s resolutions have a notoriously low success rate—only 8 percent of people achieve their goals. Losing weight, drinking less, being nicer to the cat—all these aspirations fall away as the cold January days wear on.

Tales From the Cryptomania – Part I

Hoping to strike it rich, “junior miners” like to dig holes in the ground after they secure funding. When times are good money is easily attracted and many holes are dug, and when times are bad some juniors are forced to close up shop.

The Next Great Bull Market in Gold Has Begun

The most important piece of evidence that the next great bull market in gold has begun is the technical behavior of the prior bear market itself.

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Suggested Reading

Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity

Want to go on an exercise that will melt your brain as it blows away everything you know about money? Here's a book that will do it.

A History of Money and Banking in the United States

From the colonial era to World War II. We can't make sense of the forces shaping the future if we don't understand the past. This book will help you understand our monetary history, as well as gold's role in it.

A Shout Out to our Clients!

2018 is shaping up to be a major year for new developments on the OWNx platform. As such, we wanted to get your feedback on a variety of topics ranging from the gold and silver market, precious metals dealers, financial technology, and even what you'd do if you were CEO of OWNx for a day.

The response we received was beyond our expectations! Your input has helped us prioritize and improve enhancements to the platform that will be announced in the coming months. Once again – a big “Thank you!” to the best customers in the precious metals world!