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The Threat of a US Government Debt Trap

By Alasdair Macleod Mises Institute February 5, 2019   The Threat of a US Government Debt Trap   The issuance of debt is normally subject to a contract that it will be repaid at the end of its term, along with the coupon interest. The exception is undated bonds, when only the interest contract must be […]

US Government Debt Trap

The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems

By Kevin Dowd Mises Institute May 4, 2018   The War on Cash Is Even Worse than It Seems     The Adam Smith Institute have recently published my report “Killing the Cash Cow: Why Andy Haldane is Wrong on Demonetisation” on Andy Haldane’s proposal (“How low can you go?”) to abolish cash. [Disclosure: Andy and […]


China’s Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

By Alasdair Macleod Mises Institute March 27, 2018   China’s Plan to End Dependency on American Trade   The timing of America’s announcement on new tariffs is circumstantially connected with China. In an announcement of enormous importance, a date has finally been set for trading in oil futures denominated in yuan. China’s suppliers of roughly 8.5 […]

China's Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return

Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return

By Alasdair Macleod Mises Institute February 12, 2018   Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return   The actual negotiations could easily run right up to the deadline in March 2019, when Britain is due to leave. If no agreement is forthcoming by that date, both sides might agree to extend negotiations, but that only […]


The Coming Shortage Of Physical Gold That Will Change Everything

Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder The Coming Shortage Of Physical Gold That Will Change Everything   Is the paper gold scam about to be brutally crushed by a crippling shortage of physical gold?  If so, what will that do to global financial markets?  According to the Reserve Bank of India, “the traded amount of ‘paper linked […]


Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin April 27, 2017   Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives     For several months during 2016 I was researching the SDR, Federal Reserve Note/U.S. dollar, global currencies and the people behind the scenes pulling the strings. The pulling of the strings was being conducted by oligarchs, like the […]