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Gold Standard - Mises
The Gold Standard and the Great Depression

Friday, October 31, 2014
Murray N. Rothbard - Mises.org
Did Capitalism Cause the Great Depression?
. We see how bank credit expansion in the United States, Great Britain, and other countries (in Britain generated because of the rigid wage structure caused by unions and the unemployment insurance system, as well as a return to the gold standard at too high a par; and in the United States generated by a desire to inflate in order to help Britain as well as an absurd devotion to the ideal of a stable price level) drove the civilized world into a great depression.
Friday, October 31, 2014
More than 24 hours ago
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Shadow Pyramid : Derivatives made easy
The derivatives market is not the outcome of a natural development, as falsely suggested by mainstream economics in picturing it as a creature of the market’s immune system fighting riskconcentration.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
india's Gold - Mises.org
Gold: India’s Capital Asset through History

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Frederic Bastiat
What is Money ?
"Hateful money! Hateful money!" cried F——, the economist, despairingly, as he came from the Committee of Finance, where a project of paper money had just been discussed. "What's the matter?" I said. "What is the meaning of this sudden dislike to the most extolled of all the divinities of this world?"
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Silver Analyst
A Myth Concerning Gold Confiscation
One factor that is sometimes quoted against a likelihood of government seizure of gold is the alleged fact that only a minority of American citizens turned in their gold after Roosevelt issued executive order 6102 in April 1933
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
29 October 1929 Remembering the 84th Anniversary of Black Tuesday,
"The truly savage and frenetic part of New York, the terrible, cold, cruel part, is Wall Street. Rivers of gold flow there from all over the earth, and death comes with it. There, as nowhere else, you feel a total absence of the spirit: herds of men who cannot count past three, herds more who cannot get past six, scorn for pure science and demoniacal respect for the present. And the terrible thing is that the crowd that fills this street believes that the world will always be the same, that i
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Richard Russell - dow theory letters
Rich Dad, Poor Dad (the power of compounding, Richard Russel)

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Richard Heinberg - Financial sense
  Peak Everything

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
PPT Chronicles - wikipedia
The Working Group on Financial Markets

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Bix Weir
Understanding Silver Price Manipulation 
Is There Silver Price Manipulation? What should the silver market be like? In the broad scope of markets the silver market is tiny. In my opinion it should be a sleepy "quaint" little market. Supply is fairly stable varying about 5% annually. There are never any huge silver discovery announcements.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
investing in precious metals - gold.ie
British Gold Sovereigns - The Preserve of Collectors, Savers and Smart Investors 

Saturday, October 25, 2014
investing in precious metals - Casey Research
Where do you keep your Gold ? 
You’ve bought some physical gold – congratulations! We think you’ve made a wise decision. And yes, we’re referring to physical gold that you’ve taken possession of – not electronic gold, ETFs, Perth Mint Certificates, etc. Those are all good choices, but your portfolio is incomplete until you have some coins or bars under your direct, physical control. Personal possession of real gold adds to your security by giving you privacy and portability. It’s gold that no one has to know about, and you can carry $50,000 worth of it in one hand. But where do you keep this best-of-all type of gold without undermining the advantages?
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Food for thought - 24hgold
  Devaluation of the Words on the Dollar Bill 
The 1929 series of Federal Reserve notes said: "Redeemable in gold on demand at the United States Treasury, or in gold or lawful money at any Federal Reserve Bank." This was just like the Silver Certificate, which was guaranteed by a dollar in silver that was on deposit.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Panics, Manias and Crashes - 24hgold
Oct 24, 1907 - Jesse Livermore and the 1907 Crisis. A day I shall never forget 
October 24, 1907. Reports from the money crowd early indicated that borrowers would have to pay whatever the lenders saw fit to ask. There wouldn't be enough to go around. That day the money crowd was much larger than usual. When delivery time came that afternoon there must have been a hundred brokers around the Money Post, each hoping to borrow the money that his firm urgently needed. Without money they must sell what stocks they were carrying on margin-sell at any price they could get in a market where buyers were as scarce as money and just then there was not a dollar in sight.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Panics, Manias and Crashes - London Herald
  Oct 24, 1929 : Wall Street Crashes
Wall Street Crash on the London Herald
Friday, October 24, 2014
Gold secrets - Bix Weir
Golden Secrets (IV) The Chinese Imperial Gold 
A third is the rumored Chinese Imperial Gold that Benjamin Fulford has claimed to have knowledge of. This treasure is so vast that Fulford's contacts has put the total of above ground physical gold in the world closer to 1,000,000 tons instead of the official number of 160,000 tons. The basic fact is that Eastern countries have coveted gold for centuries and it makes sense that most of the gold ever mined in the world is located somewhere in Asia. Even today, India imports around 33% of all the gold mined in the world and have been the largest gold importer for years.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Alternative Energies - Free Energy
The Practical Guide to Free-Energy Devices

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Thomas Paine - Mises
Thomas Paine on Paper Money

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Molybdenum - Thompson Creek
Growing Use of Molybdenum in Automobiles

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Diamonds - Mises.org
Are Diamonds Really Forever?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Economics 101 - Brookes News
Nazism is Socialism

Monday, October 20, 2014
Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
Real Silver Highs 
The first question burning a hole in every silver investor’s mind is just how high did silver rocket in 1980 in today’s dollars? Its January 21st, 1980 all-time closing high of $48 translates into just under $122 today! Obviously this is vastly higher than anything we have seen in 25 years and it highlights just how low silver’s price is today in real terms trading under $10. This metal remains very cheap in its young bull market.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Free Banking - Econwatch
Do Economists reach a conclusion on Free Banking episodes ?

Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Disastrous History of Money - Dollar Daze
The History of Money: Georgia
The present-day nation of Georgia, situated in the south-eastern corner of Europe, covers an area of 69,700 sq km - a similar size to the Republic of Ireland. The country has a population of 4.7 million (July 2006 est.) comprised of 83.8% Georgian, 6.5% Azeri, 5.7% Armenian and 1.5% Russian. Orthodox Christianity makes up 84% of the population. Another ten percent of the people follow the Muslim faith.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Treasures and Gold Fever - Edgar Allan Poe
The Gold Bug (Edgar Allan Poe) 
Gold Bug is a (sometimes pejorative) term used to describe people who are very bullish on Gold. It can an also be used to refer to a person who opposes or criticizes the use of fiat currency and supports a return to the use of the Gold Standard or some other currency system based on the value of gold and other hard assets. The term was popularized in the 1896 US Presidential Election, when William McKinley supporters took to wearing gold lapel pins, gold neckties, and gold headbands in a demonstration of support for gold against the
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Mac Slavo - Shtfplan
The Shovel and Hole Maneuver For Hiding Gold, Guns and Other Assets 
At one time, securing your assets at your local bank branch seemed like a good idea. But we can no longer consider traditional safe deposit boxes as safe. This has has been demonstrated recently in England with the seizure or thousands of supposedly secure boxes, as well as California, where local governments have already seized assets
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Alan Leishman
Juniors ? The Butterflies in the Animal Farm of the investing world ?
One way to explain this phenomenon is to compare these Junior Mining companies(JMs) to the world of butterflies (and moths). The laws of Darwinian survival of the fittest and the strategies for survival have some remarkable parallels!
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Japan's Gold - Bank of Japan
Japanese Gold reserves, end of last month

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Jean Laherrère - The Oil Drum
Peak Gold, easier to model than Peak Oil ? Part II

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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