Category Archives: Let’s Get Physical

Why not? Op-Ed columns, legislative decisions, news and economic and precious metals commentary from around the nation and around the world. Wall Street and the Federal Reserve be damned! Allthe reasons under the sun and the darkness of a moonless night – as to why YOU need to have precious metals in YOUR possession – ’cause some day it’s going to rain – and precious metals will become your safe harbor in an economic storm.

Backing Up” Your Off-The-Grid Finances

History shows financial meltdowns surprise most people. Do you have an off-the-grid backup plan in place, just in case? Our Financial System is Wobbling One of the most critical systems that almost all of us rely upon is among the … Continue reading

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The Two Most Important Reasons To Invest In Gold & Silver

As the markets and financial system continue to be propped up by an ever-increasing amount of debt and leverage, precious metals investors need to understand the two most important reasons to invest in gold and silver. While one of the … Continue reading

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Merk: “How I Own My Gold

Editor’s NOTE: The following is extremely well researched and written, however the one single issue I have with the author’s commentary – is that in my opinion – he has made the idea of gold ownership far too complex – … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Hymn To Money

“Gold Money Is the Root of All Good; Paper Money Is the Root of All Evil“ ~ A Blueprint for a New Gold Coin Standard Millions of people who have read Ayn Rand’s 1957 monumental work “Atlas Shrugged” must have … Continue reading

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Storing and Hiding Your Gold at Home

Where, exactly, should you store your gold at home? You instinctively know that gold is valuable and understand it must be stored safely. You probably also realize that gold coins and bars come with no replacement policy: if you lose … Continue reading

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Price: Some Reflexions on History and Economics

Nicolas Oresme, a Catholic bishop (1320-1382), studied human behavior with regard to money, which in his time consisted of gold and silver coinage; he was perhaps the first to observe that humans attribute varying valuations to the money that comes … Continue reading

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Gold Is The Cure For The Job-Drain

Gold is shiny dirt, money is toilet paper with dirt on it, and crypto is imaginary dirt…. Executive Summary Falling (as opposed to low but stable) interest rates are lethal to the economy, especially if prolonged. They make the rate … Continue reading

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Silver: The Key to Monetary Freedom

We love to repeat that gold is money. We also love to point out that silver has been money longer than gold. Sometimes when when we look at situations or images long enough we begin to stop seeing certain aspects, … Continue reading

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How The Investor Fundamentally Changed The Silver Market

While silver investors continue to be discouraged about the low price, the market has experienced a fundamental change that needs to be understood. Ever since governments removed silver from official coinage, over 50 years ago, the market has been supplemented … Continue reading

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The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan’s infamous “irrational exuberance” speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from 830 to 4585 or by 450%. But the perma-bulls said not to worry: This time is different—-it’s a new age … Continue reading

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