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Venezuela Has Officially Abandoned The Petrodollar – Does This Make War With Venezuela More Likely?

Venezuela is the 11th largest oil producing country in the entire world, and it has just announced that it is going to stop using the petrodollar.  Most Americans don’t even know what the petrodollar is, but for those of you that do understand what I am talking about, this should send a chill up your […]

Gold And Silver – Trapped In A Low-End Trading Range / MICHAEL NOONAN / October 10, 2015 Syria: An example why gold and silver have not rallied, and an example of why gold and silver ultimately will rally. As a side note, never in the history of the world has a fiat paper currency ever survived.  Never before in history has there been so much fiat-created […]

No need for ‘theories’ with gold — just address the facts and documentation / by cpowell / 2015-08-01 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Here’s another financial analyst who can’t be bothered with actual analysis, at least when it comes to gold: Peter Hodson of 5i Research Inc. of Waterloo, Ontario, former chairman of Sprott Asset Management. In commentary published today in Toronto’s National Post, “5 More Reasons Why […]

Paying In A Broken World / by Tom Chatham via Project Chesapeake, on 07/31/2015 22:25 It is a common reaction to ask, how much is that, when we see something we want or need.The question is answered with some monetary figure that people will recognize and use to determine if they can afford it. But what happens when the monetary […]

Last chance—the deadline is almost here / by Simon Black / March 28, 2014 March 28, 2014 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile How do you define wealth? Most people think of wealth as represented by numbers on a bank account statement. That’s not really what wealth is, however. Having lots of ‘money’ doesn’t equate to being wealthy. It only means you have a large quantity […]

Expect A Paper Currency Collapse / January 7, 2014 The key premise of the new book is how paper currencies are expected to stop functioning. Turk says: “There is a difference between money and money substitutes. We use these fiat currencies today, those are currencies backed by nothing except government promises, as a money substitute. They are all based on […]

Time-preference and gold / By Alasdair Macleod / 03 January 2014 The future price of gold cannot be discussed without considering its implied discount rate expressed through time-preference. This is the relative desire to own goods at an earlier date rather than later. There are several reasons gold is almost certainly more valuable sooner rather than later, […]

The Growing Rift With Saudi Arabia Threatens To Severely Damage The Petrodollar

The number one American export is U.S. dollars.  It is paper currency that is backed up by absolutely nothing, but the rest of the world has been using it to trade with one another and so there is tremendous global demand for our dollars.  The linchpin of this system is the petrodollar.  For decades, if […]

Oscillation, Feedback, and Resonance / By Keith Weiner / September 19, 2013 Oscillation, Feedback, and Resonance I just saw this fascinating video of a bunch of metronomes that begin ticking out of sync with one another, but slowly line up until they all beat in unison. I really love the title slide where it says “NONLINEAR DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS”, how […]

Collecting ‘Tid-Bits’ Of The Greatest Knowledge On Earth / By Tekoa Da Silva / August 29, 2013 It is your editor’s great pleasure and honor to notify you of personal attendance to the upcoming Toronto Resource Investment Conference. This is not an ordinary conference, nor are we living in ordinary times. The world has embarked on a journey of global fiat paper currency usage worldwide—this […]