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The Price Of Gold And The Art Of War

| December 18, 2014 | Category: Economy
The Price Of Gold And The Art Of War

When growth slows in capital markets, the bankers’ daisy-chain of credit and debt breaks down; setting in motion defaulting debt which ends in recession, deflation or, in extreme cases, a deflationary depression. A deflationary depression is a fatal monetary phenomena where the velocity of money—circulating credit and debt—falls so low capital markets are no longer self-sustaining. This happens after the collapse of massive speculative bubbles such as the collapse of the 1929 US stock market bubble which resulted in the world’s first deflationary depression, the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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All Debts Will Eventually Be Extinguished

| December 15, 2014 | Category: Economy
All Debts Will Eventually Be Extinguished

Under today’s paper monetary system, debts and other financial obligations are never extinguished. They are merely passed from one person to another and eventually become an obligation of the government or its central bank. In the U.S. all debts become obligations of the U.S. government as federal reserve notes are by law obligations of the U.S. government. Since the Bank of England is a department of the British government, its bank notes are obligations of the British government. Nevertheless, these debts will eventually be extinguished.

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Why Debt, Default, and Taxes Are Destructive In The Long Run

| December 8, 2014 | Category: Economy
Why Debt, Default, and Taxes Are Destructive In The Long Run

The official US National Debt is about $18,000,000,000,000, or 57 times the current market price of the US gold SUPPOSEDLY stored at Fort Knox, the NY Fed, and elsewhere. With so much paper in the system it is easy to see why the Fed publicly denigrates gold. In the single year from Sept. 30, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014, the US official national debt increased by over three times the value of all the gold that the US supposedly owns. The total debt and the increase in that debt is clearly “a problem.”

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Gold vs S&P 500: Insights From The 25-Year Chart

| October 7, 2014 | Category: Economy
Gold vs S&P 500: Insights From The 25-Year Chart

The gold vs S&P500 ratio at the gold peak in 1980 was about 8. The ratio was trending downward from 1980 to about 2001. Subsequent to the stock market crash of 2000, 9-11, and the massive increase in spending and debt, the ratio now trends upward.

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Some Fundamental Thoughts Behind The Tragedy Of The Euro

Some Fundamental Thoughts Behind The Tragedy Of The Euro

Jeff Deist speaks to author Philipp Bagus in the interview which is available below. We highlight some extremely interesting quotes from the interview. The discussion is a must-listen for everyone who wants to understand the fundamental issue with the Euro.

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Black Swans Could Be Triggered By Debt, War, Or Market Manipulation

Black Swans Could Be Triggered By Debt, War, Or Market Manipulation

Gold shines in the face of unstable money, weakening confidence in the reserve currency, trade and currency wars, fear of another shooting war, crude oil supply disruptions, and destructive foreign policies.

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Your Financial Future With Debt Based Currencies vs Real Money

Your Financial Future With Debt Based Currencies vs Real Money

If you are one of the few who understands and trusts real money – gold and silver – then take advantage of the current low prices, politics, and continual “money printing”. History is on your side in the ongoing conflict between unbacked debt based paper currencies and real gold.

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Structural Over-Indebtedness Argues For Further Upward Revaluation Of Gold

Structural Over-Indebtedness Argues For Further Upward Revaluation Of Gold

From the latest In Gold We Trust report: We expect that financial repression as well as wealth taxes in various facets will increasingly gain in importance in coming years. We believe this to be a disastrous strategy, as the redistribution will merely buy time, while the structural problems remain unsolved.

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America Has Ceased to Exist

America Has Ceased to Exist

A severe economic and/or political crisis can sneak up on you before you know it. Learn from the three harrowing stories of international crisis survivors—and the insightful comments of experts like Doug—how to recognize a crisis in the making. You may need those skills soon because it can, and will, happen here…

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Gold Prices Benefit From Economic Sins

Gold Prices Benefit From Economic Sins

Governments, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Japan, spend their paper currencies as if tomorrow will never come. They act as if they believe debts can increase forever, more money will always be available, and debts can be rolled over forever. A recent US vice-president even stated that “deficits don’t matter.” Such economic sins may help the financial elite but they ultimately hurt most people and most economies.

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Why The Bust Is Inevitable According To The Austrian Business Cycle Theory

Why The Bust Is Inevitable According To The Austrian Business Cycle Theory

The newest publication from Global Gold Switzerland “The Clean Slate” focuses on the theory and practice of economic cycles. In just 12 pages, the “Austrian Business Cycle Theory” is explained in a simple and accessible way. The key is that economies operate in cycles, they go through ‘booms’ and ‘busts’, ‘expansions’ and ‘recessions.’ Austrian School economists argue that central banks don’t help in smoothing the amplitude of the cycles, but are actually the root cause of the business cycle.

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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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U.S. To Pay Off Public Debt 5747 Years At 100 Dollars Per Second

U.S. To Pay Off Public Debt 5747 Years At 100 Dollars Per Second

If a printing machine were to print one 100 US dollar note and one 100 Euro note every second, day and night, Saturdays and Sundays, without interruption, how long would it take to print the current level of debt of America and Germany? USA needs to pay off 67 human lives. Germany needs to pay off 8 human lives.

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