Arizona Challenges the Fed’s Money Monopoly
History shows that, if individuals have the freedom to choose what to use as money, they will likely opt for gold or silver.Of course, modern politicians and their Keynesian enablers despise the gold or silver standard. This is because linking a currency to a precious metal limits the ability of central banks to finance the growth of the welfare-warfare… (Continue to full article)
How safe is your physical Gold?
Here’s a quick checklist of the three most common places to store your gold. My friend overlooked one of the basic rules of home storage, so I hope you’ll review where and how you store your precious metals so that you can avoid the same pain and loss he experienced… >Continue to full article)
The Weimar hyperinflation – 1923 – Germany
The most famous of modern monetary disasters occurred in Germany in 1923. The indirect cause of the German hyperinflation was the Treaty of Versailles, which brought to a close the First World War. More directly it was the level of reparations which the German people were required to pay to the victors… (Continue to full article)
The World Will Hyperinflate Into A Gold Standard
The world has (finally) realized that a country with the reserve currency is not something a country should want and that the dollar can fail. The danger is that it will fail to soon… (Continue to full article)
Greenspan has taken the horse to the water
Note that the Fed’s contingency plan to steer away from hyperinflation is essentially deflationary. It is designed to massacre all short sellers of dollars mercilessly by relentlessly pushing interest rates further down. The trouble with this plan is that it makes bond speculation on the long side of the market risk-free. If you now recall that speculators… (See next column link) (Continue to full article)
How the Fed Operates — And Why It’s a Problem
We are often asked about the mechanisms by which the US Federal Reserve Board (the Fed) influences the level of US interest rates and whether these mechanisms also influence the level of the US money supply. It has long been regarded that the Fed no longer inflates and contracts the money supply but rather simply acts to target interest rates. The purpose… (Continue to full article)
Banks Are Evil
It’s long past time we be brutally honest about the banks. Their influence and reach has metastasized to the point where we now live under a captive system. From our retirement accounts, to our homes, to the laws we live under — the banks control it all. And they run the system for their benefit, not ours…. (Continue to full article)
Silver Market Poised For Big Reversal When Institutional Investors Move In
The Silver Market is going to experience a big reversal when the Hedge Funds and Institutional investors rotate out of highly inflated stocks and into precious metals investments. This is not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. And the when, could be much sooner than we expect due to the huge problems with the U.S. debt ceiling deadline on March 15, 2017… (Continue to full article)
10 Compelling Reasons To Add Physical Silver To Your Portfolio
It’s natural and even prudent for an investor to wonder if a particular asset is a good investment or not and that’s especially true for silver, since it’s such a small market and doesn’t carry the same gravitas as gold. At this point in history, however, there are 10 compelling reasons to add physical silver to your portfolio… (Continue to full article)
The answer to the title question is simply: “Why Not?” A series of columns and commentary showing the history and importance of the ownership of ‘specie.’ History has proven that gold IS the answer. (Continue to full article)
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