Silver as an investment

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Hazlitt Deconstructs Keynes on Natural Rate of Interest

It is a new era? It is best to be a consumer, and “help to further trade”? As we started in Big Spenders Not Key to Real Economic Health: This audio clip from Henry Hazlitt’s The Failure of the New Economics, starts with a Keynes quote on interest rates, and then Hazlitt corrects, as it […]

Detroit’s Magical Revenue Math Common to Indebted U.S. Cities

It’s a threat nearly everywhere in the world­­: that unsustainable public pension debt, promised to government employees in response to perceived flush times or under duress from unions, will bankrupt states and municipalities, forcing taxpayers or investors to foot the bill. Sovereign pension obligation is a major factor threatening the viability of the euro. And […]

Mortgage REIT Time Bomb

The U.S. housing market shows promising signs of recovery, so the conventional wisdom goes. But buried deep in a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an analysis of mortgage real estate investment trusts (M-REITs) indicating the 100 basis point rise in interest rates resulting from the Fed’s taper communications, where they almost […]

Austrian True Money Supply

As the world looks on and wonders at the Federal Reserve’s and other central banks’ ongoing campaign to print and debase the world’s currencies, we feel much can be seen when looking at a clear picture of supply. At WealthCycles we often talk about the “money supply,” more properly understood as the supply of currency […]

Austrian True Money Supply

As the world looks on and wonders at the Federal Reserve’s and other central banks’ ongoing campaign to print and debase the world’s currencies, we feel much can be seen when looking at a clear picture of supply. At WealthCycles we often talk about the “money supply,” more properly understood as the supply of currency […]

Romania Wants Return of 93.4 tons as Gold Repatriation Ratchets Up

Romania wants its gold treasure back from Russia, a recent Bullion Street article says. It’s another signal of the accelerating trend of countries to repatriate their gold—and another indication that the tide is turning toward gold and silver. Two railway carloads, or 93.4 tons of gold, were transferred to Russia as German troops began to […]

Romania Wants Return of 93.4 tons as Gold Repatriation Ratchets Up

Romania wants its gold treasure back from Russia, a recent Bullion Street article says. It’s another signal of the accelerating trend of countries to repatriate their gold—and another indication that the tide is turning toward gold and silver. Two railway carloads, or 93.4 tons of gold, were transferred to Russia as German troops began to […]