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South Carolina Approves Gold and Silver as Money

Back in February, CNN reported on the growing allure of the “shiny new currencies made of silver and gold” as over a dozen states across the nation contemplated an alternative currency. Fast forward two months into present day and the … Continue reading

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What is Fiat Money? — by James Jaeger

The term “fiat money” − more correctly “fiat currency” − is becoming more wide-spread than it was seven years ago when we put out a movie called FIAT EMPIRE. I certainly didn’t invent the term, so I am just going … Continue reading

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Predicting the Future Gold Price Misses the Point

“Gold bugs” routinely solicit my prediction regarding the future gold price, assuming I must be an “educated” gold bug since my hedge fund happens to maintain large gold exposure. I loathe the question, because a typical gold bug will not … Continue reading

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Sound Money is a Threat….To the Central Banking Elite

I came across an interesting article this morning about Gadhafi’s gold-money plan and the threat that it posed to central banking around the world.  This article reminded me of a similar article that hit a little closer to home that was … Continue reading

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Gold, Silver Becoming Legal Currency in More States

A weak dollar, mounting inflationary fears and skyrocketing gold and silver prices are prompting some states to convert precious metals into currencies.  Utah is now allowing gold and silver coins to be used as legal tender, and others may follow … Continue reading

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The Warning Signs of Economic Collapse

Below is the closing statement that was a part of the Graceland Update for Nov 4 2011.  I feel that it is important for people to realize that no matter where you store your wealth in the coming days, everything … Continue reading

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Setting Up a Grid to Buy The Silver Dips – SilverSeek.com

Currency traders have long used a grid system as a way to systematically buy into a currency at differing points and average in their positions.  With silver emerging as a currency of choice among ordinary investors and even institutional hedge … Continue reading

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US Policies Intensify World Currency, Trade Conflicts

In the wake of the fractious International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting held October 9-10 in Washington, the descent into global currency and trade war has accelerated, with the United States playing the role of instigator-in-chief. The US is deliberately encouraging … Continue reading

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Currency Chaos – Il Sole 24 ORE

BRUSSELS – Guido Mantega, Brazil’s finance minister, aptly captured the current monetary Zeitgeist when he spoke of a looming currency war. What had seemed a bilateral dispute between the United States and China over the renminbi’s exchange rate has mutated … Continue reading

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Gold Standard = Fiat In Disguise: A Case for Bimetallism

Copyright 2002 J.N. Tlaga In his occasional paper THE RETURN TO GOLD 1925, Cambridge University scholar, Donald E. Moggridge, tells us that it was Sir Isaac Newton, who, back in 1717, set the price of gold at 77 shillings 10 … Continue reading

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