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Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler   Rigged Gold Price Distorts Perception of Economic Reality   The Federal Reserve and its bullion bank agents (JP Morgan, Scotia, and HSBC) have been using naked short-selling to drive down the price of gold since September 2011. The latest containment effort began in mid-July of […]

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The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett   The Rise of the ‘Petro-yuan’ and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony   For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the world’s most important currency. For the last forty years, a pillar of dollar primacy […]


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The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits

Source: https://mises.org By Joseph T. Salerno The Neo-Mercantilist Hysteria Over US Trade Deficits   One of the worst effects of modern Keynesian economics is that its total spending (“aggregate demand”) approach to output and employment provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the central error of mercantilism — an error that dates back to the sixteenth century. […]