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SD Bullion CEO in Rare Interview Inside the Precious Metals Industry

SDBullion CEO Tyler Wall Rare Interview Inside the Precious Metals Industry @JamesHenryAnd

Rare to get such a granular insight into the high volume physical bullion industry.

This past Friday at 6PM eastern, management heads at SD Bullion sat down with the Salivate Metals youtube channel community to answer questions about the SD Bullion company, how it all started, and a behind the scenes look inside the precious metals industry.

Below is the interview in full, recorded on January 18, 2019.

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Warren Buffett Silver Hoard 1997-2006

Warren Buffett Silver Investment 1997-2006 SD Bullion SDBullion.com

Warren Buffett and his consistently ignorant remarks revolving around gold are often trumpeted by stock and bond market cheerleaders.

But little known is that Warren Buffett was a record sized Silver Bullion stacker beginning in 1997.

Here we cover a deeper dig into the details of this 129.7 million ounce silver bullion position, it’s buy sell trade timeline, how it blew out silver lease rates to 75% in 1998, and the ugly alleged details surrounding the 2006 sale of said record sized silver hoard.

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What is Silver Used For? | SILVER INDUSTRIAL USES

What Silver Used in? Industrial silver uses

We humans have been mining silver for over 5,000 years. 

Unlike gold, silver has not often been too costly to either lose or aggregately waste trace supplies of it in cumulative large un-recycled amounts.

In other words, often we humans have thrown silver away in non-recycled trace amounts used industrial or electronic applications. Take a look at just how many things, use physical silver today.

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Gold dollar vs Greenbacks: Civil War and After

Greenback vs Gold dollar SD Bullion SDBullion.com

Every 50 years over the last century and a half, market forces have given the US government a full gold accounting by her Official US Gold Reserves.

The following is a similar gold accounting for runaway deficit spending which occurred beginning with the US Civil War through the late 1870s. The original greenback fiat currency was born during the United States Civil War period in the 1860s. It was used by the United States' Union to finance the Civil War effort as they ran out of gold bullion specie coin. Here we examine how that fiat currency performed: greenbacks vs gold dollars.

In this historic episode, gold dollar coins did the accounting work for fiat greenback notes. While silver was demonetized ajusting this monetary assistance for many decades to follow.

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How to Sell Silver Bullion Online?

Sell Silver Bullion How To by SD Bullion SDBullion.com

To sell your silver bullion online is about as easy a process as buying it online.

Yet there are some additional steps and processes to understand for silver selling safety and success.

Here we cover some Do’s and Don'ts, including other best practices to sell silver bullion online. Like how to safely ship silver bullion in the USA as well as how to yield the best prices and find trustworthy counterparties to sell silver bullion to.


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Silver Portfolio Allocation Discussion

Silver Allocation Investment Ned Naylor Leyland SD Bullion

The question of if precious metals have a place in one's investment portfolio is an eternal debate.

But an equally important yet often-overlooked question is "How much gold and silver allocation" makes sense today?

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Gold Standard Return?

Return of a gold standard return Grant Williams presentation SDBullion.com

Looking back at all the videos and presentations on Gold in the year 2018, we remain convinced this one by Grant Williams of Real Vision in late 2018 was the most profound.

See and learn why returning to the fiscal discipline that a monetary gold anchor requires, may not be such a bad thing for the masses.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #9)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #9)

Even after the debt driven 2008 financial crisis, we continually reach new record debt levels worldwide year after year.

To conclude the first quarter of 2018, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) published another alarming print on the growing record levels of global debt building (now over $247 trillion USD in total).

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #8)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #8)

The next global monetary system is now becoming due.

Over the last 500 years of record history, global reserve currencies and monetary systems often have and do change. Our dominate fully fiat US dollar standard began taking full effect after further 1973 US dollar devaluations.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #7)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #7)

Guaranteed by central bank actions: gold and silver bullion values rise over the long term.

We live in world of finite resources and time, yet global central banks and their fractional reserve lending practitioners often try and have us believe that their drawing fiat currency and fiat credit out of thin air does not have deleterious effects on the fiat currencies they issue.

Nothing could be further from the long term truth.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #6)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #6)

This recent everything but bullion (and commodities) bubble will likely revert ahead.

The following chart provided by recently Comex gold future contract stopping Goldman Sachs provides us with the knowledge that commodity prices versus stock values ending in 2017 and into 2018, have not been this out of whack in a long time.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #5)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #5)

Psychology of human investors globally.

One of the keys to successful investing and speculating, is having a large swath of the growing investing public agree with you... later.

Key to this axiom is also that their agreement comes within a reasonable timeframe.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #3)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #3)

Global gold and silver investments are dwarfed as a percentage of total invested assets worldwide. As well, there are now more high net investors across the world than ever before.

In other words, there is way more money out there that can chase currently under owned gold and silver investments worldwide.

First and foremost we will post a few charts from Credit Suisse’s Global wealth Report 2018 which highlights how many multi millionaires are now around the world.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #2)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #2)

Your timing is great given the old adage of buying low, and potentially later selling high.

For many decades now the Federal government’s Bureau of Labor and Statistics has been underreporting price inflation data.

The motive is pretty easy to understand as to why the government would do this.

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Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #1)

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2019? (Reason #1)

Prudent bullion allocations have been back tested and are mathematically proven to have been effective at wealth preservation using vast market data throughout this full fiat currency era (e.g.see this Gold Allocation study covering 1968 to the end of 2016).

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How many Grams In an Ounce of Silver?

How Many Grams are in an ounce of Silver? SD Bullion SDBullion.com

Unlike the ounces you find in grocery stores, a troy ounce is a unit that is commonly used to weigh physical precious metals like silver and gold.

Although their names might not indicate this, these two units (imperial vs troy ounces) are not the same weight.

Here we discuss demonstrate how many grams are in an ounce of silver using common silver bullion products.

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China Gold Standard Speculation

China Gold Reserves and Gold Standard Speculation

For close to a decade, there’s been growing speculation that China’s importation of nearly 20,000 tonnes of gold bullion is leading to a new China gold standard involving their yuan renminbi currency.

Here we cover recent commentary as well as standard China gold media coverage of late, over the years, and China gold reserve related charts.

Since 2007, China has been the world’s #1 gold miner by volume year after year. There is a ban on exporting gold from China. Thus the more than 6,000 tonnes of gold the state has mined over the last few decades has stayed in China.

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Gold vs Interest Rates

Gold vs interest rates gold prices vs real interest rates SD Bullion SDBullion.com

Contrary to the mantra that ⇪ rising interest rates hurt gold prices. The truth is more complex. Rising real interest rates, above the real often underreported rate of inflation, is more likely to hurt precious metal prices. Problem is now, with an estimated $200 trillion in US Federal debts and US unfunded liabilities, an economic environment where real interest rates are ever higher than real price inflation is highly unlikely without structural reset, defaults, debt write downs, and even currency crisis.

Case in point, recently both Gold Prices and Silver Prices are together still showing strength after today’s +25 basis point increase to the Federal Funds Rate. 

Come learn what is really going on with Gold Prices vs Interest Rates.

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