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Gold Bull & Debt Bear Market In 50 Amazing Charts by Incrementum

Gold Bull & Debt Bear Market In 50 Amazing Charts by Incrementum

In an excellent collection of 50 charts, Ronald Stoeferle presents all fundamental data related to gold’s bull market and the too-big-to-fail debt bubble. The charts cover three major themes: gold, debt and economy, currency debasement. In this article, we highlight the ten most powerful charts. They tell the complete fundamental story and lay out the most likely scenario going forward.

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10 Currency War Insights From Jim Rickards

10 Currency War Insights From Jim Rickards

In his latest TV interview, Jim Rickards gives an update on currency wars and explains several key principles. We have summarized them in this article in ten different insights.

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Gold’s Protective Power In Action: India’s Ongoing Currency Destruction

Gold’s Protective Power In Action: India’s Ongoing Currency Destruction

The following paragraphs, quotes and charts paint a picture of a country desperately trying to save its economy and currency. The victims of this situation are of course the citizens. In their attempt to run to gold, they are stopped by their own government. How ironic is this situation when looking as an outsider. Did you ask yourself: am I prepared if this situation hits my country? In this global currency war, that just started two years ago and is expected to last till at least 2020, every country will be hit sooner or later. Are you prepared?

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Silver vs The $100 Bill – How Paper Money Becomes Worthless Over Time

Silver vs The $100 Bill – How Paper Money Becomes Worthless Over Time

Over the course of the last 100 years, during which we have been blessed with the Federal Reserve and massive government spending, our $100 bill no longer buys 400 ounces of real physical silver; now it will purchase only about 4 ounces.

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Hidden Secrets of Money II – The 7 Stages of Empire

Hidden Secrets of Money II – The 7 Stages of Empire

One of the hidden secrets of money is that each empire goes through 7 stages. It is a long term cycle that resembles a societal pendulum. It swings from quality money to quantity currency and back again to quality money. And here is the key: “It always ends with gold delivering a knockout blow to debased currencies.” A must-watch video.

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How Is Physical Gold Protecting Your Wealth?

How Is Physical Gold Protecting Your Wealth?

Gold offers a hedge against local currency depreciation even with a falling gold price! It is this function to which analysts and experts refer when they talk about gold’s historic role in preserving wealth and purchasing power. This point becomes clear based on recent currency debasements in two countries.

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Wealth Redistribution Is The Result Of How Money Is Created

Wealth Redistribution Is The Result Of How Money Is Created

When somebody takes out a loan, banks create new money electronically, by typing numbers into their account. 97% of all the money in our economy is created in this way, as people take out loans from banks. The more loans people take, the more debt there is, and the more money there is. The shocking fact is that if nobody went into debt, there would be almost no money in the economy.

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Gold, Silver, And The Sins Of The Past

Gold, Silver, And The Sins Of The Past

Politicians and bankers work together to benefit themselves at the expense of the people actually producing something of value. Politicians increase their power and influence by spending ever-increasing amounts of paper currencies. The bankers enable the process by creating paper currencies (from nothing), loaning out this money. This process succeeds until the debts must be paid.

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Jim Rickards: Most Likely Outcome Is Still A Monetary Collapse

Jim Rickards: Most Likely Outcome Is Still A Monetary Collapse

Is it too late to change direction and avoid a collapse? Mr. Rickards believes it is not; we can still avoid it. The key point, however, is that policy makers are not showing signs of understanding the seriousness of the situation and their policy outcomes. They neither show signs of reversing course and solving the underlying structural issues.

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Real vs False Money – Key Insights From Monetary History

Real vs False Money – Key Insights From Monetary History

Where does money come from? Is its value constant or does it change? Are there risks associated with money? These are all important questions, because today’s monetary system combined with fractional reserve banking has a lot of risks. It is vulnerable to bank runs, inflation, and economic bubbles, to name just a few. In this article we extract 12 insights from a new report prepared by Global Gold Switzerland: “Real vs false money – How our monetary system works and fails.”

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Research Shows Selling Physical Gold For Currency Is Unprofitable

Research Shows Selling Physical Gold For Currency Is Unprofitable

Goldcore’s latest research has shown that consumers are getting a raw deal from the cash for gold sector. Selling gold jewellery in this manner is a classic case of buying high and selling very low – akin to ‘selling the family silver’ for very poor prices. The public is being misled that now is a good time to sell gold. At nearly $1,300 and €1,000 per ounce today, gold is well below its record high of $2,400 per ounce in 1980 in real terms when adjusted for inflation.

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How to Win Currency Wars

How to Win Currency Wars

While currencies are all relative to each another, strategic currency investing can generate positive real returns over time. While the Fed and the Bank of England have been cranking the proverbial printing presses, the European Central Bank has been mopping up liquidity. And the Japanese may be just getting started with their balance sheet expansion.

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Hyperinflation Has Struck Already 56 Times – It Could Hit Again

Hyperinflation Has Struck Already 56 Times – It Could Hit Again

Nick Barisheff did an recent interview with Investor’s Digest of Canada. In it, he explained how an hyperinflationary period does not occur by accident. It is rather a process which comes at the end of five stages. The pattern is recurring. This article covers the process which leads to hyperinflation and the answer to the question why Wall Street inclines to discredit the yellow metal.

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What Currency Controls Mean for You

What Currency Controls Mean for You

We essentially have three options with regard to this eventuality. If we are in a large country that is in decline. We can: (1) Choose to go down with ship. (2) Keep an eye on developments and hope to jump ship at some opportune point. (3) Do a bit of homework and see if we can identify those jurisdictions that may be safer havens for our wealth (and, very possibly, ourselves) and make a move early.

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