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$1 Trillion Coins Instead of More Federal Debt?!

September 23rd, 2021 • One proposal would have the Treasury Department mint platinum coins with an arbitrary face value of $1 trillion. These coins could then be deposited at the Federal Reserve, which would credit the government with the trillions of dollars it needs to pay it

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Corruption at the Fed: Are America’s Money Masters Engaged in Self-Dealing?

September 21st, 2021 • America’s central bankers are tasked with impartial oversight over aspects of the American economy. But could these individuals be making decisions on interest rates and bailout operations based on what is best for their own personal investment portfoli

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The Story of Silver’s Future as Money Is Yet Untold

September 9th, 2021 • Silver’s near-term price trajectory remains uncertain amid choppy market conditions. Its future, however, looks bright. In addition to the white metal’s growing uses in high-tech and alternative energy industries, some silver bulls are banking on ris

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Where Does Your Profit Come From?

August 31st, 2021 • A few recent articles bring to the public’s awareness that wealthy investors are preferring not to sell their assets, and thereby pay capital gains taxes. Instead they borrow against them, on margin. This reminds me of an experience I had some years bac

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Fed Chairman Doubles Down on Loose Money as Inflation Rages

August 27th, 2021 • Precious metals markets are rallying on some early Friday remarks from Jerome Powell. The Federal Reserve chairman is speaking at the Jackson Hole virtual gathering of central bankers Friday and Saturday, and he started off by emphasizing the view that hi

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The Hidden Costs of War and Inflation

August 23rd, 2021 • The financial costs of debt-financed spending by today’s decision makers will burden future generations. The pain of printing trillions of unbacked bills isn’t felt immediately, so the gravity of the action is subtle, but the end result is unavoidable

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The Demise of the Gold Standard

August 18th, 2021 • Money came into existence thousands of years ago when people started trading, for example, grain for silver and then trading silver for a tool, rather than trading grain for a tool. Gold and other metals have served as money, or the medium of exchange, fo

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What Trick Did Tricky Dicky Pull 50 Years Ago?

August 17th, 2021 • Sometimes, bad luck can strike. But other times, a catastrophe comes from a series of bad decisions, each the reaction to the consequences of the previous one. On August 15, 1971, President Nixon decreed that the US dollar would no longer be redeemable fo

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The History Of The Corruption Of Our Money

August 17th, 2021 • Unfortunately, banking and currency never enjoyed a free market in America. From the beginning, a bank needed to obtain permission from the government to operate, and to issue banknotes. State governments used this power to force banks to invest in their

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Will the U.S. Currency Regime Fall?

August 16th, 2021 • Afghanistan has fallen. The U.S. government’s nearly two-decade-long, multi-trillion-dollar “nation building” effort in the troubled, tribal country may now have nothing to show for itself. Unsurprisingly, they didn’t see it coming. Central planne

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