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How Will Gold Prices Behave During The Next Economic Crisis?

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at It is generally well known in economic circles and in the general public that precious metals, including gold, tend to be the go-to investment during times of fiscal uncertainty. There is a good reason for this. Precious metals have foundation qualities that provide trade stability; […]

Cheering for Bitcoin, Gold and Silver Report 17 Dec 2017

We have published many articles, arguing that bitcoin is unsound. Yet for all those arguments, there is a bright side to bitcoin. It is exciting to see that there is an audience of millions of people—mainstream people, not wild-eyed End-The-Fed gold bug preppers who keep their gold hoards with their stockpiles of ammo—who are looking […]

Gold Fund: Bitcoin Will Make Gold “Global Money” Again

The manager of Old Mutual Gold & Silver Fund, a precious metals fund with over $220 mln under control has said Bitcoin is “paving the way” for a global gold comeback. Speaking to Bloomberg in an interview published today, Ned Naylor-Leyland said that the marriage of Bitcoin and gold was essentially a logical one given the characteristics […]

Stockman: US Entry Into World War I Was A Disaster

Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning, 103 years ago, in 1914, the Federal Reserve opened-up for business as the carnage in northern France was getting under way. And it brought to a close the prior magnificent half-century era of liberal internationalism and honest gold-backed money. The Great War was nothing short of a […]

“We Don’t Know How To Replace The Vast Gold Deposits Of The Past”

Authored by Christoff Gisiger via Finanz und Wirthschaft, Pierre Lassonde, chairman of Franco-Nevada, expects production in the gold mining sector to decline significantly and foresees a price push for the yellow metal. Few people have achieved more success in the mining business than Pierre Lassonde. The savvy Canadian is the co-founder and chairman of Toronto […]

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming “By January 1, 2018” – Rickards

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming “By January 1, 2018” – Rickards – Trump could be planning a radical “reboot” of the U.S. dollar– Currency reboot will see leading nations devalue their currencies against gold– New gold price would be nearly 8 times higher at $10,000/oz– Price based on mass exit of foreign governments and investors from […]

Buy Gold As Washington “Stumbles” Advise Blackrock

Buy Gold As Washington “Stumbles” Advise Blackrock – Gold set to shine as Washington stumbles– “Bet on gold’s diversifying properties rather than political stability”– World’s largest asset manager believes Trump and political drama in the U.S. means gold likely to rise–  Real rates flattening out and rising political instability – Blackrock’s Koesterich– “For now my […]

38 Incredible Facts About The Modern U.S. Dollar

We’ve previously showed you 31 Fascinating Facts About the Dollar’s Early History, which highlighted the history of U.S. currency before the 20th century. This was a very interesting period in which we looked at the money used by the first colonists, the extreme bust of the Continental currency, the era of privately-issued bank notes, and Congress’ […]

Who Knew? German Central Bank Has Been Selling Gold For More Than A Decade

Authored by Louis Cammarosano via, Deutsche Bundesbank gold reserves shrink 45 tons over the past ten years. German Central Bank holdings fall From 3,420.6 tons at the end of Q2 2007 to 3375.6 tons, a drop of 1,446,783 ounces. German gold reserves have decreased 1.3% over ten years. Bring the Gold Home & Sell […]

Deutsche Bank Calculates The “Fair Value Of Gold” And The Answer Is…

Over the past three years, gold has found itself in an odd place: while it still remains the ultimate “safety” trade and store of value should everything go to hell following social and monetary collapse, when it comes to “coolness” it has been displaced by various cryptocurrencies, all of which have vastly outperformed the yellow […]