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While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold

By Tho Bishop Mises.org April 24, 2016   While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold     On Wednesday, Jack Lew announced that the US Treasury was following Ben Bernanke’s advice and keeping Alexander Hamilton on the $10, instead deciding to bring Harriett Tubman to the $20. While Lew’s news left America distracted […]

While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold

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April Fools in March

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital April 4, 2016   April Fools in March   It may be almost impossible to underestimate the gullibility of professional Fed watchers. At least Lucy van Pelt needed to place an actual football on the ground to fool poor Charlie Brown. But in today’s high stakes game of Federal […]


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Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?

By James G. Rickards Mises.org December 1, 2015   Can the US Dollar Face Down the Chinese Yuan?   [Editor’s note: Yesterday the International Monetary Fund designated the Chinese yuan as one of the global currencies used to calculate the value of Special Drawing Rights. This event may portend a significant reordering of the world’s monetary […]


The Yuan Ascends to World Reserve Status: “Dollar System Being Done Away With”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com November 30, 2015   The Yuan Ascends to World Reserve Status: “Dollar System Being Done Away With”     Today’s news is a historic milestone. The dollar’s days are numbered, and the new global economic order is shifting into place. As many insiders have expected, China has now officially gained status […]

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China welcomes IMF backing to make yuan world reserve currency

By Against Crony Capitalism November 17, 2015   China welcomes IMF backing to make yuan world reserve currency     We have said in the past that the real economic “run for the hills” moment is the moment the dollar loses world reserve currency status. If that were to ever happen all sorts of things […]


Cor-ROO-ption! Cor-ROO-ption!

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 21, 2015   Cor-ROO-ption! Cor-ROO-ption!   PARIS – “Cor-ROO-ption! Cor-ROO-ption! Cor-ROO-ption!” It only took a couple of minutes to realize our taxi driver had lost his mind. “You can’t trust anybody in Buenos Aires. Not the government. Not the police. Not the taxi drivers.” Especially not the taxi […]

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War

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Mexico, Federal Reserve Policy and Danger Ahead for Emerging Markets

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com September 10, 2015   Mexico, Federal Reserve Policy and Danger Ahead for Emerging Markets   On August 27th, I had the opportunity to address the Aspen Institute, UNIFIMEX and PWC in Mexico City during a Q&A with Patricia Armendariz. Subsequenty, on August 28th, I gave the opening talk at the annual […]


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Blame the Federal Reserve, Not China, for Stock Market Crash

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 30, 2015     Blame the Federal Reserve, Not China, for Stock Market Crash   Following Monday’s historic stock market downturn, many politicians and so-called economic experts rushed to the microphones to explain why the market crashed and to propose “solutions” to our economic woes. Not surprisingly, most […]


Where is Neo When We Need Him

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 29, 2015   Where is Neo When We Need Him   In The Matrix in which Americans live, nothing is ever their fault. For example, the current decline in the US stock market is not because years of excessive liquidity supplied by the Federal Reserve have […]

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The Shot Not Heard Around the World

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 16, 2015   The Shot Not Heard Around the World   China’s recent move to devalue the yuan has sent shock waves through the global financial markets and has convinced most observers that a new front in the global currency wars has begun. The move has caused many observes […]


‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?

By Finian Cunningham RT.com August 16, 2015   ‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?     US President Barack Obama has given an extraordinary ultimatum to the Republican-controlled Congress, arguing that they must not block the nuclear accord with Iran. It’s either “deal or war,” he says. In a televised […]

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Greece Today, America Tomorrow?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015     Greece Today, America Tomorrow?   The drama over Greece’s financial crisis continues to dominate the headlines. As this column is being written, a deal may have been reached providing Greece with yet another bailout if the Greek government adopts new “austerity” measures. The deal […]


The Big Picture

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital July 7, 2015   The Big Picture   The past four years or so have been extremely frustrating for investors like me who have structured their portfolios around the belief that the current experiments in central bank stimulus, the anti-business drift in Washington, and America’s  mediocre economy and unresolved debt […]

Negative Rates Will Kill Growth