• Surging industrial demand for silver has driven estimates for 2024 total demand to the second-highest level ever. The latest forecast from the Silver Institute, a trade association, calls for global silver demand this year to total 1.2 billion ounces.  That would rival 2022’s chart-topping demand of 1.242 billion ounces and represents an overall increase in demand of 1 percent. Industrial end users of silver are expected to lead demand with an overall jump of 4 percent, 690 million ounces, outshining last year’s record high industrial demand.  Key drivers of industrial demand continue to be photovoltaics (solar) and automotive users.   The study also calls for a recovery in consumer electronics to provide additional demand and says Artificial Intelligence applications have consumer electronics brands expected to introduce new silver-using products. Silver should reach $30 an ounce, a ten-year high this year according to Michael DiRienzo, executive director of the Silver Institute.  “We think silver will have a terrific year, especially in […]

  • Once again Republic Monetary Exchange’s Jim Clark joins Robert Kiyosaki’s panel of experts to complete the four-part series that Robert calls “the most important show ever!” The Rich Dad Poor Dad radio show panelists – all veteran gold professionals – have been called together to explore the significance of gold as a timeless form of currency and a safeguard against economic turbulence.  They discuss gold’s unique properties, its historical role as a reliable medium of exchange, and the dangers of relying on fiat currency. The conversation also addresses central banks’ gold acquisitions, the possibility of government gold confiscation reminiscent of the 1933 U.S. event, and the diverse views on its probability and consequences.  The episodes offer a comprehensive analysis of gold’s value in the face of contemporary financial challenges and its importance in investment portfolios for wealth preservation. Here are all 4 episodes that make up the series… Part 1 of 4: Part 2 of 4: Part 3 of 4: […]