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29/8/2014: Stability… of Negative Growth: Euro Area in Historical Perspective /  Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev / Friday, August 29, 2014 Washington Post has a nifty chart plotting the demise of Europe… That’s not just ‘periphery’ up there in black. It’s the entire euro area, with the stellar performer Germany, solid Austria and exports-rich Belgium and the Netherlands, competitiveness-leading world superstar Finland, the best-educated country in […]

Portugal Is Nigeria / By Tyler Durden / July 2, 2013, 15:41 -0400 While Portuguese Prime Minister Coelho exclaims “You can count on me,” in tonight’s TV address, it seems the market is not so sure. In fact things are so bad that Nigeria, that bastion of western capitalism and stability, has just issued 5Y and 10Y bonds at […]

Super-Antifragilistic / By Dan Denning / May 8, 2013 The more you try to de-risk a system, the more accident-prone it becomes, and the more damaging the accidents are. The economist Hyman Minsky described this aspect of the financial system by saying that stability breeds instability. But Minsky’s insight does not merely describe stock market tendencies. […]

Niall Ferguson – The Great Degeneration / By Lance Roberts / Thursday, May 02, 2013 I am at the 10th annual Strategic Investment Conference in California which is put on annually by Altegris Investments and John Mauldin.   Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and […]

El Pais Retracts Article Alleging “Merkel, Like Hitler, Has Declared War On Europe” / By Tyler Durden / 03/24/2013 09:41 What does it take for the Spanish “first amendment” journalistic override to kick in? Apparently, in the case of local media leader El Pais, putting up the following in print: “Merkel, como Hitler, ha declarado la guerra al resto del continente, ahora para garantizarse su espacio vital económico.” For the […]

G7 expected to issue statement to cool currency war talk / By Chris Powell / Mon, 2013-02-11 16:50 They say they want both “market-determined exchange rates” and “stability” — contradictions in terms. So of course there will continue to be constant interventions, both open and surreptitious. * * * From Reuters Monday, February 11, 2013 LONDON — The Group of Seven nations are […]

Bernanke Put: Beware of Easy Money / by Axel Merk & Kieran Osborne / September 26, 2012 Central bankers around the world may be providing a backstop to the financial markets in much the same way Greenspan did during the “Goldilocks” years, but when the short-term euphoria wears off, will the negative repercussions be even more severe? Bernanke’s Federal Reserve (Fed) […]

Rosengren Says U.S. Money Funds Threaten Financial Stability / By Steve Matthews and Christopher Condon – Apr 11, 2012 12:57 PM ET Money-market funds in the U.S. may be taking excessive risks that pose a threat to financial stability by holding European debt whose value could decline if the region’s crisis worsened, said Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren. “A significant […]

One of the most overlooked aspects of the financial crisis…

by Simon Black March 7, 2012 London, England [Editor’s note: Tim Price, a frequent Sovereign Man contributor and Director of Investment at PFP Wealth Management in London, is filling in for Simon today.] An engineer, a biologist and an economist are washed ashore on a desert island. After a few days without food they are […]

Value in Gold 2012 and in the Future

Using a 2003 white paper I (Warren Pollock) authored; I ask some critical thinking questions about gold in the future. Will gold continue to become a currency? We know international countries are trading gold for oil so that is a positive. Will Gold transcend the crisis? It has historically? A difficult question to ask is "Will a breakdown crisis enable gold to be used as a local currency?" Will there be more effective currencies? From 2012 into the future is that "The real game changer for gold will be stability of law." I contrast my 2003 view with an analysis of current events and changes. 2003 – Integrated and global societies have highly complex currency systems largely predicated on common values. Law, stability, and property rights allow people to enjoy the benefits of a fast moving multiplied economy with a high velocity of money. Liberty may be an additional component or its presence may be reflected in the rights to protection of property. The three basic precepts, of law stability and property rights, combined with currency provide the very basis for productivity and most importantly these conditions foster investment and innovation with the objective of societal returns.
2012 – Liberty and the protection of personal property are at risk. Law has become selective and arbitrary with government dictating the winners (insiders) and losers. Paper savings are being looted as means to enable the continuance of global empire. Empire failure has been driving the build out of a Police State within the United States. Police States are rich in laws and poor in justice. In our police state, the "Norfed" illustrates that gold as currency becomes terrorism. At what dollar price does gold become subversive? Is gold as currency subversive?