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Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas is a Senior Vice President at the Zaner Precious Metal Division and he is considered one of the leading gold authorizes in the world today. As a licensed floor broker, he was a filling broker in the silver pit when silver ran to $55 an ounce. He currently manages a global cash desk which handles Refiners, Recyclers, Mining Operations and Coin & Bullion companies. He is constantly in demand for his insightful opinions drawn from his 35 years of metals trade to such news companies and magazines publishers as EconoTimes, Bloomberg News, WSJ, The Guardian,US News and World Review, Hard Assets, Kitco, and Modern Trader magazine. Contact him at @Goldbug111, (312) 277-0140 or pthomas@zaner.com.

Metal Supply & Demand Series

The Current Shape of the Metals Market

May 20, 2016 05:28 am UTC| Insights & Views

As an add on for my miners and refiners, I do watch the price movement of ferrous metals, and yes, as of late they have just tanked downward with iron leading the pack at -16%, steel (-6%), aluminum (-7%), copper (-9%) and...

The Definitive Guide to Buying Gold Bars

Feb 25, 2016 12:06 pm UTC| Commentary

Once you have made the decision to diversify into a hard asset, the first decision becomes which form of gold should I own, Bullion Bar or Coins? All precious metals have a myriad of costs that are associated with their...

1.2 Million killed so far by air pollution in China this year

Nov 14, 2015 07:08 am UTC| Insights & Views

No matter what happens in the global push for clean air this year, China will continue on its quest to build 500 coal-fired plants designed to create electricity. The vast majority of these plants are going to be built...

Pampaloma bull run has just gone global

Oct 13, 2015 23:36 pm UTC| Commentary

Its hard to believe that a 3,000 year old market can be so vital and dynamic in our current modern society. The recent batch of economists mantra want you to believe that gold is a static market as gold pays no interest,...

Wading into the “safe harbor” of Gold

Sep 14, 2015 23:22 pm UTC|

(Corrects Singapore Gold Exchange to Shanghai Gold Exchange in second paragraph.) As the stock market stumbles and the commodity markets get hit just as hard this huge swirling and ever darkening vortex has the New...

The Fanya Metals Exchange collapse

Sep 01, 2015 08:53 am UTC| Commentary

Last week in an early morning vigilante type move, a group of investors in the city of Kunming, China in only what can be described as daring citizens arrest accosted a Mr. Shan Jiuliang, the Head of the Fenya Metals...

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