On this episode we have Gary S. Wagner, who has been a technical market analyst for 25 years. A frequent contributor to stocks & Commodities Magazine, he has also written for Futures Magazine as well as Barrons.

Watch part 1 of the panel, where the gold standard and monetary policy are discussed: Jeff Christian, Managing Partner of the CPM Group, and Gary Wagner, Editor of, spoke with David Lin, Anchor and Producer at Kitco News.

Gary is the executive producer of - a daily video newsletter covering precious metals. He has been a technical market analyst for over 35 years. Since 2010, Gary has been a regular analyst for Kitco News, where he authors daily commentary "Hawaii 6-O". He has written for Stocks & Commodities Magazine, Futures Magazine, and Barons Magazine.

In part 1 of 2 in this interview, Jeff Christian, managing partner of the CPM Group, and Gary Wagner, editor of, discusses with David Lin, anchor for Kitco News, the Fed's monetary policy, Russia's gold purchases, and gold's role as an investment asset.

This interview was filmed on May 17, 2022. ​The US Federal Reserve is hiking interest rates in a bid to curb inflation, but according to Gary Wagner of, that's not what will tame high prices. Speaking at the recent Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Wagner, who also writes for Kitco Media, explained that supply chain issues are a bigger part of the problem.