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Is Bitcoin The Answer?

Authored by Paul Tustain via, Governments have abused and distorted our money. How about a 'Bitcoin standard'…? THIS is a subsection of a book that's coming later. It seemed worth publishing now,  writes Paul Tustain, founder and chairman of BullionVault and co-founder of WhiskyInvestDirect. What is money? Strangely, for something with which we are all so familiar, […]

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’ […]

Arizona Governor Signs Bill To Repeal State Capital Gains Taxes On Gold & Silver

Via, Good news for precious metals investors in Arizona. On Monday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that eliminates states capital gains taxes on gold and silver specie. It's tax repeal will not only benefit Arizonans who invest in gold and silver, it will also facilitate their use as currency and undermine […]

Panic! Like It’s 1837

Via The Daily Bell 180 years ago today, everyone panicked. On May 10, 1837, New York banks finally realized that the easy money they were lending was unsustainable, and demanded payment in “specie,” or hard money like gold and silver coin. They had previously been accepting paper currency that for every $5 was backed by […]

India Fears Run On Banks: Capital Controls And Withdrawal Limits To Continue

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, Indian banks are fearful of running out of cash as lines queue up to withdraw money. Bankers say they cannot cope with any sudden increase in demand, and warn against lifting cash withdrawal limits. A decision by New Delhi on November 8 to scrap all large-denomination banknotes overnight removed […]

Gold Price Skyrockets In India After Currency Ban

Submitted by Jayant Bhandari via, India’s Government Makes Banknotes Worthless by Decree Overnight As I write this in the morning of 9th November 2016, there are huge lines forming outside gold shops in India — and gold traded heavily until late into the night yesterday. Depending on who you ask, the retail price of […]

Monetary Reform: Fiat vs. Market

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / Gary North / April 16, 2016 Remnant Review What is fiat money? It comes from “fiat,” which means a formal authorization or proposition or a decree. Synonyms are these: edict, order, command, commandment, injunction, proclamation, mandate, dictum, diktat. It is […]