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INFOGRAPHIC – 31 Incredible Facts about Gold

INFOGRAPHIC – 31 Incredible Facts about Gold

There is always more to learn about gold which is a rare, indestructible metal which can store your wealth.  There are many aspects to gold beyond the bullion investment market.  It has an extensive history. This infographic  covers many incredible facts about gold.  It covers how gold is created, how much gold an average human body contains, how much gold is in a domestic sewer system, and also details about the earliest known gold relics which have been discovered.  There are many industrial uses.  We all come into contact with gold on a daily basis through the many gold bonding wire found in our smartphones.  But, few people have any […]

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Chris Martenson: Make Yourself More Self-Sufficient NOW, While It’s Still Easy…

Chris Martenson: Make Yourself More Self-Sufficient NOW, While It’s Still Easy…

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Dr. Chris of PeakProsperity.com, and author of the book Prosper! How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting. Chris is a commentator on a range of important topics such as global politicals, financial markets, governmental policy, precious metals and the importance of preparedness among other things. And it’s always great to have him with us. Chris, welcome back and thanks so much for joining us again. Chris Martenson: Thank you. It’s a real pleasure to be with you today, Mike, and all of your listeners. […]

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Government Insolvency Gets Harder to Ignore

Government Insolvency Gets Harder to Ignore

Several U.S. states and the federal government are hopelessly insolvent. It’s something many bullion investors have known for years. The real question is when this reality will pierce the mainstream illusion that deficits, and the crushing pile of debt which accompany them, don’t matter. That moment drew closer last week when ratings agencies downgraded Illinois state bonds to one notch above “junk” status. S&P and Moody’s dropped the state’s creditworthiness rating to BB+/Baa3 – the lowest ever for a U.S. state. Illinois currently has $14.5 billion in unpaid bills and a government deadlocked over forming a new budget. That stack of bills represents a whopping 40% of the state’s operating […]

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The Financial Guide to Funerals

| April 12, 2017 | Articles: General
The Financial Guide to Funerals

Planning a funeral is something many of us will have to go through in our lifetime.  With an average cost of $8,000 and rising, traditional funeral costs are becoming a cause for concern.  The earlier you create a plan, the more financially capable you’ll be to handle costs.  Consider this financial guide to funerals covering burial types, service fees, and alternatives. Decide the Service If your loved one has preplanned the service he or she wants, you may plan to fulfill their wishes as much as you can.  Fortunately, there are a variety of plans that you both can discuss that can fulfill their wishes as well as leave you […]

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5 Reasons You Should Buy Trump Insurance—And It’s Not Trump’s Fault

| November 18, 2016 | Articles: General

By Olivier Garret As the US licks its wounds after one of the most divisive elections in history, the markets appear to anticipate a positive economic outcome. On the election night, the overnight futures markets plummeted with the expectations of a Clinton victory. But it didn’t take long for a rebound. By morning, the markets returned back to normal. Lower taxes and a less regulated environment are good for the economy. And I hope Trump pulls it off. However, I am worried that what we see now is just a post-election honeymoon.  A good guarantee against unforeseen outcomes is owning gold bullion. Like most candidates, Donald Trump will not fulfill […]

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Where to Find the World’s Greatest Treasures – INFOGRAPHIC

| September 22, 2016 | Articles: General
Where to Find the World’s Greatest Treasures – INFOGRAPHIC

A treasure map of where to find the world’s biggest gold and silver treasures … NEWS SEEMS to break each week of some lucky person unearthing a small fortune in gold or silver, whether buried a long time ago or hidden more recently. These days there really is no need to risk someone else stumbling onto your precious metals treasure. For a small fee BullionVault will bury your gold or silver safely inside one of the world’s most secure storage facilities, fully insured and ready for you to sell at any time of day or night. There are also plenty of other treasures still out there that haven’t been found, […]

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$135,000 Gold-Backed Scholarship Fund Launched to Help Students Cope with Federal Reserve Induced Tuition Inflation

| August 19, 2016 | Articles: General
$135,000 Gold-Backed Scholarship Fund Launched to Help Students Cope with Federal Reserve Induced Tuition Inflation

A major national precious metals dealer announced today the creation of the first gold-backed scholarship fund to support outstanding students who understand that gold is money and can articulate the failures of the inflation-creating Federal Reserve System. Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer recently ranked “Best in the USA,” teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League, setting aside 100 oz of physical gold, currently worth $135,000, to help outstanding students pay for ever-rising education costs. “The Federal Reserve’s inflationary policies have jacked up education costs, and our company is proud to help students who understand this problem as they cope with this unfolding disaster,” said Stefan Gleason, […]

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Russian Gold Reserves Grow Again In April 2013

Russian Gold Reserves Grow Again In April 2013

31.8 million troy ounces. That is the number of physical gold that the Russian central bank is holding at the end of April 2013. The Russian central bank just published their latest figures. Russis has added some 200,000 troy ounces of gold to their reserves. In less than 7 years, the Russian gold holdings have risen almost threefold. New holdings have been added in an accelerated way in 2009 and 2010, after which the growth has been steady.

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Precious Metals – Historically The Regulator Protected Trading

Precious Metals – Historically The Regulator Protected Trading

Now the gold and silver futures markets are not being used for their original purpose, but are being used to manipulate prices by some entity that does not want to see prices of precious metals move higher. It is widely known that central banks and other major financial institutions have been manipulating Libor, bonds, equities as well as the foreign exchange market. So, it is absolutely plausible that they are manipulating precious metals, in particular gold and silver. What does this mean for investors?

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The Strength In The Dollar Is Hard To Ignore

| May 21, 2013 | Articles: General
The Strength In The Dollar Is Hard To Ignore

If this does end up being the start of a new Investor Cycle, then we won’t know for sure until the next Daily Cycle. The next dollar Daily Cycle should top very early and form Left Translated. If however it goes on to make new IC highs then it will almost certainly be the 2nd Daily Cycle of a young Investor Cycle. If this occurs, then gold will also form Left Translated and drop again, likely making yet another deeper low in June.

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Global Government Debt Is Already 80% Of Global GDP

Global Government Debt Is Already 80% Of Global GDP

An important figure from these data is the $55.7 trillion representing government debt. As discussed above, the government debt worldwide is already 80% of the global GDP. The global governmental debt level is ridiculously high and close to a system problem even from a global point of view. This is related to gold in a direct way. The bigger the debt problem, the higher the counterparty risk, the higher the value of physical gold.

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Gold Demand In India & Dubai Surged Spectacularly in April 2013

Gold Demand In India & Dubai Surged Spectacularly in April 2013

According to Mineweb gold imports to India “jumped by 138% in April to $7.5 billion, massively pushing up the trade deficit. In another gold center the East, Dubai, various estimates suggest that demand in the past few weeks has been nothing short of astronomical, surging by 10 times the normal demand. Interestingly, as visualized by Zerohedge, the ETF continues its decline while the gold price has stopped its decline.

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A New Chapter In Currency Wars – Russia Joins The Game

| May 14, 2013 | Articles: General
A New Chapter In Currency Wars – Russia Joins The Game

The latest participant in the game is Russia. Not coincidentally is it the next country in the BRICS complex, one that was hit particularly because of the measures in Cyprus. The message from the BRICS appears to be very clear: the urgent dismantle of the dollar system.

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Write Gold Mining’s Next Chapter by Supporting the Gold Method

Write Gold Mining’s Next Chapter by Supporting the Gold Method

The Gold Method Documentary will be a combination of popular Discovery Channel shows “Gold Rush” and “How It’s Made,” with an extra twist of a new and innovative gold mining process created by Norr himself. The documentary will feature a variety of topics that will appeal to anyone and everyone who is interested in gold mining. In order to produce the documentary, Norr needs your help.

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