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Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Currency Wars Spread Worldwide As Turmoil In Forex Markets Intensifies

Last week, global markets were dominated by the currency market as the U.S. dollar continued its unrelenting upward momentum impacting on dollar commodities including gold which ended the week at $1158.60 an ounce. Currently, the low interest rate environment has forced individuals to speculate and invest in equities in an attempt to generate some return for their investment. After all who in their right mind is going to pay a bank to keep their money? And, as the hard working individual continues to be penalised, global major banks are getting away with a list of crimes.

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Debt Crisis Worsens: Syriza Wins Greek Elections, ECB Prints More Money, Gold More Valuable

| January 25, 2015 | Category: Economy
Debt Crisis Worsens: Syriza Wins Greek Elections, ECB Prints More Money, Gold More Valuable

The results of the Greek elections and the ECB’s monetary bazooka are all symptoms of the same underlying problem. Debt is not only destroying the value of a currency, but is also destroying values of a population. Governments have not been “managing” the effects when they acquired the loans, but one way or another they feel the need to “manage” the destructive effects when it becomes payback time. And what is the answer? Simple, creating even more debts and devaluing currencies even further. When one country does this in some sort of hypothecial vaccuum, it could theoretically work. But it does not work at all when all regions worldwide are implementing the same policies, simultaneously. The middle and lower class of society are the ultimate victims.

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Gold Price Exploding In All Currencies Worldwide

| January 18, 2015 | Category: Price
Gold Price Exploding In All Currencies Worldwide

Gold and gold stocks are on the move after the surprise move from the Swiss National bank to remove its currency cap versus the euro this week. This highlights gold’s valuable role as a store of value when currency volatility destroys purchasing power as it has in many parts of the world over the past year. There is a rule of thumb which says that, if gold is rising in at least 3 major currencies, there is a bullish environment. Well, here are the facts and the figures. The charts below highlight gold in several major currencies. The yellow metal has rocketed higher, not only in all of those currencies, but in literally every currency worldwide.

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Jim Rickards Talks To Peter Schiff: The Role Of Gold In Currency Wars

Jim Rickards Talks To Peter Schiff: The Role Of Gold In Currency Wars

In this videocast, Jim Rickards and Peter Schiff talk about currency wars, the gold market and the next liquidity crisis. Below is the video, it’s tackles several topics in a short but very powerful way.

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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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Jim Rickards: Our Monetary System Is Instable and It Will Collapse

Jim Rickards: Our Monetary System Is Instable and It Will Collapse

What matters is the instability of the system. What you need to study is the instability of the system. If you get that right, you will be able to see the collapse coming. The trigger is really irrelevant. A trigger could be the failure of a firm, the failure of an exchange, some kind of panic, a natural disaster, suicide of a prominent person. It really doesn’t matter what it is; what matters is your system is instable and it is going to collapse.

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Currency Suicide: Japan Experiencing The Ugly Effects Of Its Own Policy

| December 1, 2013 | Category: Money & Currency
Currency Suicide: Japan Experiencing The Ugly Effects Of Its Own Policy

One of the consequences of Japan’s currency debasement is now starting to show its ugly head: the cheaper Yen may be intended to stimulate exports but it simultaneously makes imports more expensive.

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As The Currency War Intensifies, Gold Prices fall…but not for Long

As The Currency War Intensifies, Gold Prices fall…but not for Long

This leads me to believe that there will not be any tapering in the short-term and the major central banks, the US Fed, the ECB, the BoJ and the BoE are going to continue with their expansionary monetary policies and thus debase the value of these fiat currencies. Gold prices will continue to be volatile and the sideways action may continue for several more weeks. However, I believe we will see higher prices as we move towards the end of the year.

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The US Dollar, The Euro and Their Influence on Gold Prices

| November 6, 2013 | Category: Price
The US Dollar, The Euro and Their Influence on Gold Prices

When trying to analyze the future direction of gold it is now critically important that we include the currency war, as this arena in dollar terms, dwarfs many of the other considerations. Try not to ignore the actions of our political masters and the central planners as their words and actions will impact upon currency gyrations, which will spill over into the precious metals market.

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