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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 IMF, the SDR, and the Dollar: One Big Happy

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Gary North GaryNorth.com The IMF, the SDR, and the Dollar: One Big Happy   The SDR is a fake currency issued by the International Monetary Fund. It was invented in 1969, the first year of the Nixon administration. It was a stop-gap measure to save the fixed exchange rate system of currencies, […]


US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar   The US government’s decision to apply more sanctions on Russia is a grave mistake and will only escalate an already tense situation, ultimately harming the US economy itself. While the effect of sanctions on the dollar may not be appreciated […]

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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 […]


Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar

Source: https://mises.org By Mark Thornton Gold, Silver, and the Future of the Dollar   This transcript is adapted from an interview with Mark Thornton and David Morgan at The Morgan Report. Mark Thornton is available for media interviews. Contact him here. David Morgan: Could you give us your personal assessment on the current economic landscape? […]

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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. […]


How to Lose Friends and Make People Hate You

Source: http://mengercenter.org By Paul-Martin Foss July 8, 2014 How to Lose Friends and Make People Hate You   The New York Times reports that American prosecutors, in the wake of the decision against French bank BNP Paribas, have shifted their attention now towards German banks. Just as in its conduct of foreign policy, the U.S. […]

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The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global ‘De-Dollarization’ Trend Accelerates

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global ‘De-Dollarization’ Trend Accelerates   As the Obama administration continues to alienate almost everyone else around the entire planet, an increasing number of prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant in global […]

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Petrocoin? Kuwaiti firm suggests trading oil in Bitcoins

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Petrocoin? Kuwaiti firm suggests trading oil in Bitcoins     The dollar, and more importantly the petrodollar is in some serious medium to long term trouble. Right now the dollar is the reserve currency of the world and the only currency with which one can buy or sell oil in in […]