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The Origin of the Laws of Nature

Nature is rationally intelligible because the universe is a rational system. Every aspect of nature is regulated by the immutable laws of the cosmos (CÓSMOS means “order”). It is possible to do science because predictable Laws of Nature can be pre-supposed with mathematical precision.* For example, ASTRO·NÓMY is the law of the stars (NÓMOS means […]

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Why Buy PHYSICAL Gold? Charles Dupont’s True Story

This true story was told by Robert Strebel at a Financial Times World Gold Conference in Vienna, Austria in 1988. Strebel was a Member of the Executive Committee of the bank J. Vontobel & Co. Ltd. of Zurich, Switzerland. He ended his talk by telling “the story of a friend of mine, Charles Dupont.” “At […]

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Weights, Measures & Balancing Scales

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Ancient Monetary System; TROY Weights; METRIC Weights; CARAT Weights; KARAT Purity; FAR EAST Weights; MILLESIMAL Fineness; BRITISH Sovereign (Pound Sterling, Pennyweight); DOLLAR (U.S. 90% Silver, Old U.S. Gold Coins); BIBLICAL Weights (TABLE: Talent/ Kikkar, Maneh, Shekel, Gerah, Bekah); HISTORICAL GOLD–SILVER RATIOS; WORLD COINS (Gold Content of new coins). Gold and silver are like no other currencies and no other […]

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GOLD, the PETRO-DOLLAR & U.S. FOREIGN POLICY

For more than seventy years, the United States dollar has been the reserve currency for the globe. After World War II until quite recently, more than 70% of all foreign exchange transactions and 40% of all world exports have been denominated in dollars. The U.S. dollar will remain the world’s reserve currency as long as OPEC […]

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Who Were the Bankers at Bretton Woods?

The U.N. 1944 Bretton Woods Conference established an international monetary system governed by the United Nations. Who attended? Only about 14 delegates were elected representatives. Bureaucrats, royalty, business magnates, and a multitude of private bankers represented 44 countries. The following excerpts are from the first-ever list of the conferees at the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference at […]

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Weimar: First DEFLATION Then INFLATION

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 weakening […]

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FEDERAL RESERVE DOUBLE WHAMMY

For 179 years, America’s currency was backed by silver and gold. During this era of sound money, the rise in the over-all prosperity of the citizenry of the United States was meteoric. The poorest immigrants enjoyed upward economic mobility. If you are wondering why living standards for most Americans are now declining, look FIRST to the […]

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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 IS A PRUDENT INVESTMENT.

All great civilizations have conducted trade with silver and gold (until the societies declined). A distinguished professor at the University of California at Berkeley re-discovered why gold has always played a central monetary role, and why the rare metal has never been a ‘consumption good.’ After years of ground-breaking research, the late Professor Roy Jastram uncovered the […]

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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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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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Deflation then Inflation: The Stages of Credit Collapse

The U.S.A. does not resemble the America of the Great Depression years when our nation had trade surpluses and the dollar was gold-backed. This time, global deflation will lead to credit collapse and currency failures. The fuel for future inflation is accumulating now. During the coming economic upheaval, gold and silver will perform as the world’s only real […]

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