Monthly Archives: November 2016


Peak Silver – Supply Deficits Mean Higher Prices

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 30th, 2016|Blog|

Peak Silver – Supply deficits continue meaning higher prices May have experienced a peak in world silver production Global silver market suffered another large net supply deficit in 2016 Peak silver likely as global silver production will decline to 887 million oz (Moz), down from 893 Moz in 2015 “While forecasted global silver production for [...]

Introducing: The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Métrographe (Updated For 2016)

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 30th, 2016|Blog|

Parmigiani Fleurier's Métrographe Chronograph was first introduced at the 2014 Salon International Haute Horlogerie, and it was at that point, envisioned by the company as a versatile and relatively affordable chronograph, with Parmigiani's signature flowing case lines, that might serve as a point of entry into the company's offerings and which might broaden its appeal [...]

Bail In Risk – €4 Trillion Banking System In Italy Poses Contagion Risk as Referendum Looms

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 28th, 2016|Blog|

Bail in risk – €4 Trillion Italian banking system at risk as referendum looms Sunday according to Financial Times Concerns of multiple bank failures – Eight banks at risk of failure and bail ins Monte dei Paschi di Siena, third largest by assets and mid-sized banks Popolare di Vicenza, Veneto Banca and Carige and four smaller banks [...]

Found: A Pair Of Strikingly Similar Patek Philippe Minute Repeaters That Share More Than Just (Good) Looks

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 25th, 2016|Blog|

You could say these two watches are brothers. They certainly look related, and while they're not exactly identical, they do share a common bloodline and quite a bit of history. After twice spending time in the same household, these two very rare Patek Philippe minute repeaters, ref. 2419 and ref. 2524/1, will likely be separated [...]

Gold Down 13.5% In 13 Days – Trump Bearish For Gold?

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 25th, 2016|Blog|

Gold down 13% in 13 trading days since Trump election Factors that have led to lower gold prices Trump bearish for gold in coming four years? 'Trumpflation' cometh Sharia gold – vaulted gold accessible to 110 million new investors What to do? Diversify and geometric price cost average Donald Trump was elected President and the [...]

In The Shop: Introducing The HODINKEE Holiday Gift Collection

By |2016-12-23T20:17:08+00:00November 25th, 2016|Blog|

This has been a major year for us at the HODINKEE Shop. In March, we re-launched with an entirely new way of shopping for watch accessories and for vintage watches. In the spring, we launched a pen in collaboration with no one short of Marc Newson and Montblanc. This fall we worked with Zenith and [...]