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.
Notice: The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) may affect shipment time for all orders. Also, expect delays on preordered items from overseas.
From the desk of Jim Cook
Sometimes I fear that America is coming apart at the seams. Both political parties endorse huge inflationary spending schemes that are socialistic in nature. The economic philosopher Leonard Read (1898-1983) warned, “Inflation makes the extension of socialism possible by providing the financial chaos in which it flourishes. The fact is that socialism and inflation are simultaneously cause and effect; they feed on each other!” READ MORE
James Cook Market Update Newsletter
Sign up for free
Get the latest analysis from leading silver expert Ted Butler, as well as hard-hitting commentary from other top analysts on precious metals, economics and big government.
INSIGHTS from TED BUTLER
The core issue in silver remains the concentrated short position in COMEX silver futures – the persistent massive short position held by 4 traders that has artificially suppressed the price for decades. The short position in silver is larger than that of any other commodity in terms of real world production. The CFTC is the source of the data on concentration. This data is the agency’s front line of defense against price manipulation. Yet the Commission is unable to offer a reasonable rebuttal to the charge that the concentrated short position is suppressing the price of silver. READ MORE