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
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
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A New Piece to the Puzzle
Suddenly, out of nowhere BankAmerica has emerged as a major participant in precious metals OTC derivatives. This new fact is contained in the latest release of the Treasury Department’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Quarterly Derivatives Report for U.S. banks. The report covers derivatives contracts in the over the counter (OTC) market as opposed to exchange-traded options and COMEX gold and silver futures. The OCC quarterly report is delayed by 3 months, so the new report released on March 23, covers positions held as of Dec 31, 2020. READ MORE