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Gold Is A Necessary Insurance Against Dysfunctional Governments

Gold Is A Necessary Insurance Against Dysfunctional Governments

Prepare yourself for an imminent financial collapse. That’s why the safest course of action remains not keeping all your eggs in one basket. Instead, you should diversify a portion of your assets to non-paper assets such as gold.

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Money, Gold, Liberty In 2015 And Beyond

Money, Gold, Liberty In 2015 And Beyond

If we review the events of 2014, it seems the situation has intensified: governments are still overwhelmed with debt, our fiat money system is unsupported, our central banks insist on accumulating debt and making money valueless. It doesn’t look all too good. Or does it? Will someone realize we have to pull the plug? And when we do, because it will happen whether we want it or not, how can we support ourselves from the damage that we will all have to endure? I am a strong advocate of physical gold and can’t stress enough the importance of owning physical precious metals stored outside the banking system.

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The Debt Ceiling And Implications For Gold Investors

The Debt Ceiling And Implications For Gold Investors

Most recent news items and analysis miss some key points. Either the consequences of the worst case scenario are overestimated (resulting in doomsday expectations), while in others the seriousness of the debt “ceiling” has been overestimated. The potential outcomes from different scenarios after the events remain rather underexposed. These observations led to a thorough analysis, but one from an Austrian perspective. The implications for gold investors are discussed as well.

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Governments Usurp Rights of Individuals – Protect With Gold & Silver

Governments Usurp Rights of Individuals – Protect With Gold & Silver

In current times, when governments can confiscate your savings, or impose ridiculous taxes while depreciating the value of your money, it is essential to accumulate physical gold and silver as a long-term insurance against further currency depreciation.

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Germany’s Gold Is Coming Home – Facts & Opinions

| January 17, 2013 | Articles: General

The German Bundesbank published a press release yesterday in which they announce the start of the repatriation of their country’s gold. The Bundesbank plans to transfer 300 tonnes of gold from New York and all of its gold stored in Paris, 374 tonnes, to Frankfurt. By 2020, it wants to hold half of the nearly 3,400 tonnes of gold in Frankfurt, where it stores about a third of its reserves.

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The US Is Committed To Redistribute Income

In this video, the presentator explains the unintended consequences on the economy of the recent “fiscal deal”. He closes by saying: “I believe this will lead to economic disaster for the country.”

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Peter Schiff: First The Currency Cliff, Then Higher Inflation And Interest Rates

In a recent video, Peter Schiff explains the consequences of the increasing deficits to the American economy. Peter Schiff believes that things will play out in the following order: the crisis will first hit in the exchange markets, then in consumer prices (price inflation) and finally in the long term interest rates.

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Why Mainstream Media, Main Street And Institutions Fail To See The Benefits Of Gold

| October 11, 2012 | Articles: Insights
Why Mainstream Media, Main Street And Institutions Fail To See The Benefits Of Gold

This is the second article in a five part series that is based on a Q&A with Nick Barisheff, CEO of Bullion Management Group Inc. and author of the book “$10,000 Gold: Why Gold’s Inevitable Rise is the Investor’s Safe Haven.” His book will be released later this year but is available now for pre-order on Amazon.com. The main idea behind this article: financial assets and hard assets tend to evolve in opposite directions on a very long term timeframe. Those are simply the dynamics of economic cycles. Many of today’s investors have no other experience than what’s happened in the long bull market of financial assets, between 1980 and […]

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Unintended Consequences of Well-Intended Policies

| August 2, 2012 | Articles: Insights

By Dr. Lacy Hunt for Casey Research In the early 1960s, when JFK was in the White House and William McChesney Martin was Fed chairman, Keynesian economics was in full bloom. One of its major tenets is the Phillips Curve, which posits a stable inverse relationship between the rate of inflation and the unemployment rate. Yale professor James Tobin and others argued that the social outcome could be improved by a more activist monetary and fiscal policy. Specifically, they contended that the unemployment rate could be lowered while only resulting in slightly higher inflation. The argument posited the notion that economic policymakers had sufficient knowledge to intervene or fine-tune the […]

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