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Sound Money Movement Strikes Gold in 2023

December 21st, 2023 • Against the backdrop of high inflation rates and geopolitical uncertainty, states are increasingly enacting measures that encourage saving in precious metals and even using gold and silver as money. With five bills signed into law in 2023, sound money ref

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U.S. Congressman Asks Federal Reserve Whether Nations Are Repatriating Gold from New York

December 14th, 2023 • Washington, D.C. (December 14, 2023) – As central banks across the globe continue to scoop up gold bullion for their reserves at record rates, U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) is asking Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell some pressing questions about go

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2024 Sound Money Index Highlights Problematic States, Positive Reforms

December 13th, 2023 • With inflation, debt, and financial instability continuing to make headlines, a new national scorecard exposes Vermont, New Jersey, Maine, and Minnesota as America’s absolute worst states for sound money... ...while Wyoming, South Dakota, Alaska, and Ne

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What if Argentina Shuts the Central Bank?

December 6th, 2023 • What happens if Argentina gets rid of its Central Bank? Will Argentinians be carrying around a pocketful of greenbacks or — better yet — gold coins while unemployed bankers shine shoes?

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Argentina’s Rampant Inflation, Explained (in One Chart)

December 6th, 2023 • Marcelo Capobianco is a butcher in Buenos Aires, where he works in a white-tiled room surrounded by dangling hooks, slabs of beef, and a sign that reads “Long live freedom!”

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Sound Money Scholarship Awards $13,500 to 9 Outstanding Students

December 5th, 2023 • With the world facing high levels of inflation and financial instability, more students than ever applied this year for the Sound Money Scholarship, the only known gold-backed scholarship program worldwide.

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Biden Hilariously Fact-Checked Following Ludicrous '0%' Inflation Claim

December 5th, 2023 • President Joe Biden faced significant fact-check scrutiny after promoting his economic policies with a claim that inflation "was 0% last month," leading to widespread ridicule from Republican lawmakers, political commentators and Twitter users.

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How Deficits Cause Hyperinflation

November 27th, 2023 • Last week marked the 100 year anniversary of the end of the Weimar inflation in Germany. In last week's newsletter I wrote about my base case for the next couple years, which is that we're repeating the 1970's stagflation under Jimmy Carter. This week I

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Our Coming Zombie Economy

October 30th, 2023 • One of the more sobering thoughts at the moment is that, as bad as things are, we haven't even hit the full recession yet. And when it comes, Washington's playbook could deliver a Japan-style zombie economy for decades to come. So despite evaporating job

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What a Gold Standard does to America

October 16th, 2023 • What would America look like it we return to the gold standard? Would we return to the stone age, would innovation end as Wall Street bankers and government's paid economists claim? It's easy to talk about the catastrophes unleashed on humanity by paper

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