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Failed Attempts to Overvalue Money

By admin / December 12, 2017

On July 12, 1722, William Wood (1671–1730), who was a hardware manufacturer, ironmaster, and mintmaster, received a contract from the British Crown to strike an issue of Irish coinage from 1722 to 1724. He also struck the ‘Rosa Americana’ coins of British America during the same period. Wood’s coinage was extremely unpopular in Ireland for […]

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Market Talk- December 11, 2017

By admin / December 11, 2017

A strong session from Asia to open the week with Hang Seng and Shanghai both higher by 1%. Having seen a brief wobble at the start of trading, the move was quickly rejected and we traded from strength to strength. Energy, Tech and Financials were the leaders for the day with volumes actually increasing slightly […]

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Why the Dollar is not Fiat

By admin / December 11, 2017

QUESTION: You have said that coins were still fiat and not tangible hard money. Nobody else has said that. Can you support that statement? DS ANSWER: Of course. During the American Colonial period, there was a shortage of silver in particular in Britain. The British imposed restrictions on what coins could be used to pay […]

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Bitcoin to be Declared a Financial Institution — Beware!

By admin / December 5, 2017

The risk with Bitcoin is that the government could simply change the definition of money. That is what they did to me back in 1980 because I was one of the three main market-makers in gold (perhaps the biggest). It was all a hunt for taxes, not concerning me but my clients. I have explained […]

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The 2018 Gold Report

By admin / December 3, 2017

QUESTION: Should I just give up an sell all my gold and just buy stocks after the Senate passed tax reform? ANSWER: Gold has its time and place. The 2018 Gold Report will also cover cryptocurrency since many of the goldbugs abandoned gold for Bitcoin.  Will BitCoin peak with a low in gold? We will issue […]

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Evidence of International Trade from the 12th Century

By admin / December 1, 2017

Some Archaeologists in France with the National Center for Scientific Research announced that they have unearthed a hoard of 2,200 silver deniers and oboles, 21 Islamic gold dinars, a very impressive gold signet ring from the Abbey of Cluny, located in Saône-et-Loire, reported by Mining. While they have claimed this is the largest hoard and seem […]

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No Advertising

By admin / November 28, 2017

COMMENT: Thank you so much for not taking advertising. When you try to read articles o0n other sites, up pops some advert blocking everything until you click to get rid of it. This is the most frustrating experience. Thank you so much. REPLY: No worries. I hate that as well. Such sites have lost touch with […]

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Renminbi v the Dollar

By admin / November 28, 2017

The dollar haters have been touting that the Chinese yuan, or otherwise known as the renminbi, would kill the dollar and gold will soar. I have warned that China will take the spotlight as the Financial Capital of the World once again but only after 2032. A real assessment of international capital flows reveals the truth. The […]

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Market Talk- November 27th

By admin / November 27, 2017

It was the strength of the Yen that took top discussion point today in Asia, or alternatively, the US Dollars weakness. Having shown early gains, the Nikkei tended to drift and was probably influenced by a much weaker China market. The Shanghai index finished near 1% lower as concerns start to grow following the sell-off […]

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Corruption is Pervasive & Standard Operating Procedure

By admin / November 27, 2017

COMMENT: I read your post on Trump, Jr. and it does appear obvious that there is no investigation into the whole Maginsky Act and why are Trump Jr.’s lawyers not exposing this more? It seems that corruption only really exists when it always involves government. KA ANSWER: Corruption is a huge problem in all governments […]

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