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Smart Money, Dumb Money And Your Money

Smart Money, Dumb Money And Your Money

We are in the end game, where paper promises have replaced the stability of gold and silver. The consequences are there for everyone to see. Equity markets, bond markets, commodity markets have all been poisoned by today’s excessive levels of credit and debt. Gold and silver are the barometers of systemic financial distress. The bankers’ have done their utmost to disable the most telling indicators of their present disarray and imminent demise. Don’t be fooled, however. In the end game, gold and silver are not investments.

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Gold Price Relative To Monetary Base At All-Time Low

Gold Price Relative To Monetary Base At All-Time Low

The newest edition of the annual In Gold We Trust report is out. This eight edition goes again to the heart of gold’s value and analyzes the yellow metal as a monetary asset rather than an industrial commodity. The In Gold We Trust 2014 report takes a sober look at the big picture in the monetary system and offers a holistic analysis of the gold sector.

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Reviving a Free Market Gold Standard

Reviving a Free Market Gold Standard

If we who believe in the gold standard continue to wait for government to create it for us, it will never arrive. If we wait until the current global financial system fractures and collapses, we may find it too late, or we may find that IMF SDR’s become the new de facto world currency. If we want to see a gold standard, ever, we need to do it ourselves. In this series of articles I endeavor to lay out a roadmap of how to get there.

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Dollar Collapse Or War? Elites Will Opt For War And What It Means For Gold

Dollar Collapse Or War? Elites Will Opt For War And What It Means For Gold

The world has never been in a position like this before, where all global currencies are fiat and dependent upon central banker power. The push for a New World Order is inexorable, and make no mistake, the monied elites are fully in control, or almost so. We maintain this is why so many in the Precious Metals community have miscalculated the timing for when gold and silver would take off to the upside, collapsing the Fed’s fiat “dollar,” or as a result thereof.

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The Fantasy of Something For Nothing

The Fantasy of Something For Nothing

My anti-anxiety pills aren’t working either. I don’t know what to do. I tried to buy gold but anyone who owned it wasn’t selling. They laughed when I offered dollars, euros, and yen. Is your reality based on paper or gold?

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Signs Of Fading Confidence In The Central Banking Premise

Signs Of Fading Confidence In The Central Banking Premise

The US stock market indices are at all-time highs. Is confidence strong in both the US dollar and the stock markets? Or is it confidence that the Federal Reserve, via newly “printed” dollars, will support the market? How much confidence do YOU have in digital Euros versus gold coins in your hand?

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Is It Time to Hide Your Money Under the Mattress?

Is It Time to Hide Your Money Under the Mattress?

“I don’t know what to do,” said my good friend Rob after inviting my wife Jo and me to dinner for the third time in two weeks. “I know I should do something. Every time I think about it, it scares the hell out of me! Maybe I should just hide everything under the mattress.”

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The Fall Of The Dollar Based Monetary System: Russia Puts The Avalanche In Motion

The Fall Of The Dollar Based Monetary System: Russia Puts The Avalanche In Motion

We have detected four different trends by analyzing the events and announcements in the last couple of months. Trend 1: Russia and China are becoming very strong allies. Trend 2: BRICS countries are forming a new block, also monetary. Trend 3: Yuan is gaining trust on a global level, bypassing the dollar.

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Safe Havens Since The Great Financial Crisis

Safe Havens Since The Great Financial Crisis

With the distortion created by central planners it is unlikely that a long term rise in any asset is able to hold. The global currency war will undoubtedly result in cracks in the monetary system and in several currencies in particular. Do not exclude the landscape to change with a political decision; in a matter of seconds the world could look different. In the same respect, the probability of a monetary event shocking the landscape of currencies is very high. In case gold is remonetized with the aim to alleviate the world’s debt burden, a sudden spike in the price of gold could realistically be expected.

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The Dollar Is Increasingly Losing Its Safe Haven Appeal

The Dollar Is Increasingly Losing Its Safe Haven Appeal

The dollar is losing its safe haven status. It’s possible that this reversal of fortune for the greenback is temporary. It may also be the proverbial canary in a coalmine; that you can’t rely on the greenback any longer as the one “safe” place. Indeed, we have long argued that there may not be such a thing anymore as a safe asset and investors may want to take a diversified approach to something as mundane as cash.

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Only A Widespread Understanding Of Money And Credit Will Change Our System

Only A Widespread Understanding Of Money And Credit Will Change Our System

We must understand what money actually is… and why Gold is money. As J. P. Morgan famously stated, ‘Gold is money… everything else is credit’. To put it bluntly, bank notes, Dollar bills, all forms of Fiat currency are IOU’s; that is, credit (debt)… and circulating debt notes cannot extinguish debt, they simply shuffle debt around. Money and debt are polar opposites.

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Is It Imaginable That Governments Would Confiscate Your Bank Account?

Is It Imaginable That Governments Would Confiscate Your Bank Account?

In this video featuring resource investor Rick Rule and sound money specialist Mike Maloney, both men discuss the high probability scenario in which governments will confiscate our bank accounts (or parts of it).

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Gold And Silver Are Money

Gold And Silver Are Money

For every valid reason that so many others are advocating the purchase of physical gold and silver, demand, shortages, Chinese buying, exchange disappearing physical, etc, etc, we echo those sentiments and suggest/advise to keep on buying, but hold it personally. However, for more salient reasons, such as discussed in our last several commentaries, as well as this one, there are far more important reasons to buy and hold gold and silver: They are money.

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Gold And Silver Excellent Store Of Wealth In Last 60 Years

Gold And Silver Excellent Store Of Wealth In Last 60 Years

The delusions regarding the value of paper currency, usefulness of the Fed, government entitlements, the welfare and warfare state, and continual growth are weakening. The ultimate reckoning may be sudden or slow, but it will not be pretty for the unprepared. Gold and silver will remain valuable and a store of value over the next 60 years.

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