GLOBAL DEFLATION WILL LEAD TO CREDIT COLLAPSE/ CURRENCY FAILURES.

Today, the entire global economy is deflating. Industrial demand and manufacturing are collapsing worldwide. Once economic deflation is underway, debt snowballs.    The Federal Reserve will turn the money spigots wide open to mitigate the paralyzing effects of deflation on the U.S. consumption-economy. For now, the dollar is strong because the yen and the Euro are […]

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HISTORY OF THE GOLD-TO-SILVER RATIO

As incredible as it may seem, monetary systems in antiquity were somewhat integrated. Before the great civilizations declined, they all conducted international trade with the same two currencies: GOLD and SILVER.  Any form of silver and gold was acceptable as money. Pharaoh’s gold bracelets were negotiable currency in Babylon; silver and gold ingots from Rome could be […]

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America’s Fundamental Transformation

The current economic down-turn is not a recession. A worldwide depression is unfolding. This deflationary catastrophe will not resemble the Great Depression. Because globalization and unsustainable debt have fundamentally transformed the American economy. WHEN THE DOLLAR WAS A DOLLAR During the Great Depression, the United States had balanced trade accounts and trade surpluses. The nation […]

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The Invisible Tax is Theft.

The Golden Age of any society directly corresponds to its use of gold and silver money. Real money produces economic freedom. Maximum productivity is the result. When England and America were on a gold standard, the merchant class expanded and the people flourished.  Now that the United States and Europe have debased their currencies, most people’s […]

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Weights, Measures & Balancing Scales

Gold and silver are like no other currencies and no other commodities. They do not corrode, and both metals occur in nature worldwide. Precious metals are easy to trade, recognizable, divisible, portable, and rare — which makes silver and gold the most natural money. CONTENTS: Ancient Monetary System; BIBLE Money (Table of Weights near end); […]

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Gold & Silver: BUYING BASICS

There are two precious metals markets – the physicals market and the paper market. Pay attention to the physicals market. It is the real market for gold and silver in the same way houses and commercial properties —rather than mortgage-backed securities— are the true real estate markets. The paper market does not represent actual supply and demand for gold […]

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The Federal Reserve is a Cartel.

Three years before Congress passed the Federal Reserve Act, representatives of European and American banking families clandestinely gathered at an exclusive get-away owned by J. Pierpont Morgan and John Davison Rockefeller. After more than a week of intense negotiations, they hammered out the agreement for the “United Reserve System” [today’s “Federal Reserve System”]. FORMATION OF THE GREATEST […]

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GOLD & SILVER SHORTAGES ARE DRIVING UP PRICES.

PHYSICAL gold and silver will be the best performing assets in 2017. The world is facing the perfect recipe for a record bull market in precious metals: Supply shortages of PHYSICAL gold and silver; volatile exchange rates; negative returns on government debt; real-world inflation on essentials; the prospect of even more extreme measures by the […]

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GOLD IS A PRUDENT INVESTMENT.

Around the world, sovereign nations, private investors, central banks, and the über rich are taking delivery of physical gold. Relatively few economists understand why. Keynes called the gold standard a “barbaric relic.” As it turns out, the “golden constant” is money par excellence. “Gold is a currency. It is still, by all evidence, the premier […]

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BUY PLATINUM COINS @ 62% BELOW HIGH.

The current price of platinum is $858/oz. Platinum is down 62% since its 2008 high of $2,300/oz. Today, one Troy ounce of platinum is selling for $213 less than one Troy ounce of gold. It is a traditional “buy signal” when platinum is selling at a discount to gold. When we analyze the fundamentals of actual […]

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WHAT IS NEXT FOR THE CONTRACTING U.S. ECONOMY?

The strength of the dollar has to do with confidence. When the world perceives the U.S. economy to be weakening, the value of the dollar falls; and gold moves up against the dollar. Gold does well in recessions. During the Great Depression, gold went up 69%. The financial media have been reporting “economic recovery” for the last […]

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AS GOOD AS GOLD

There is a good reason the U.S. dollar once had a reputation for being as good as gold.   It was as good as gold. The paper dollar was real money because it represented tangible value. Bills were redeemable in silver or gold. A dollar was equivalent to 1/20th ounce of gold from 1792 to 1933 (.04374 […]

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I HAVE TWO WORDS FOR YOU: CAPITAL CONTROLS

What are capital controls? Capital controls are measures to restrict the flow of capital. These restrictions can include taxes on financial transactions and regulations on the sale or purchase of equities, bonds, and monetary metals. Controls can prevent or severly restrict cash withdrawals from banks [banks can close for bank holidays]. Capital controls could prevent the liquidation […]

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GOLD & SILVER: FOLLOW THE MONEY.

In 2013, gold futures had the first annual drop since 2000. That is what happened in the PAPER gold market. The New York Commodities Exchange (COMEX) sells derivatives; the exchange sells the same ounce (1 oz) of PHYSICAL gold or silver hundreds of times.   Take a look at what happened in markets that traded actual […]

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PORTFOLIO INSURANCE IN YOUR CONTROL.

The transfer of silver and gold from the West to the East is massive and on-going. As bars become available, bullion is migrating to Iran, China, India, Korea, Japan, UAE, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, Russia. Since 2008, China’s purchases have been off the charts.  About 75% of world gold production is flowing to China. Record-demand in […]

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