INVESTMENT RARITIES INCORPORATED
was founded in 1974 by Jim Cook, and has since grown to be one of the nation’s leading silver and gold dealers. In the 44 years of service, IRI has logged 400,000 transactions for 60,000 customers equaling $3 billion sold and delivered.
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From the desk of Jim Cook
In 1973, when I first started in the gold and silver business, forecasters were making predictions of a coming steep sell-off in the dollar. Over the years, we’ve heard frequent prognostications that the dollar was doomed. A recent rally in the dollar reminded me of who was responsible for past gains in the dollar. Back then, news reports would invariably say that the U.S. Treasury had intervened in the currency market to buy dollars and support the market. In other words, the government was not going to stand by and let the currency decline. If they did it then it’s safe to conclude they are doing it now. The only difference is that today they do it secretively. This means the dollar is unlikely to experience the decline that many analysts predict. READ MORE
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Interview with Ted Butler
Cook: Lots to talk about with silver these days. What’s making you so certain of the price rise ahead in silver?
Butler: The market structure on the COMEX has improved dramatically. Then we have the supply-demand fundamentals along with surging investment demand. The most dominant silver price manipulator, JP Morgan, has stopped shorting silver and the government regulators may be looking at the silver manipulation. READ MORE