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Markets Crashing, Gold Rising

U.S. Investors are on edge following last week’s and today’s sell-off in stocks around the globe. The carnage impacted equity markets in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Interestingly, the U.S. dollar also weakened. And bonds and gold are getting most of the safe-haven buying. People are starting to wonder what the central planners might do…

This Woman Is Revolutionizing Precious Metals

Ruth Crowell is modernizing the precious-metals industry. She oversaw the update of the silver fix, which had been around since 1897. Shortly thereafter, she was on to changing the way the world sets the gold price, which had been done the same way for 95 years. The 34-year-old American, who had spent seven years at…

Ten Thousand People Waiting In Line To Buy Gold

Sometimes one must see to believe, in this case believe just how massive the raw demand for the shiny, barbarous relic is in China during times of relative monetary stability (in this case the Dragon Boat Festival). Now assume runaway inflation as we saw in 2011 China, which may be unleashed by something as catalytic…

Lucy is Right: Insurance Should Be a Nickel

You see, if you were to consider Lucy’s proposal as a weekly rate (after all, the lives of children revolve more around the week than the month) and adjust for inflation back to the time of the old gold standard, the proposition that, “insurance should be a nickel,” makes perfect sense. The original 1 oz.…

23 reasons Americans need to get out of the dollar and buy gold now

Whether it’s the enormous national debt, the consistent political instability, the deterioration of the dollar or the blatant disrespect to capitalism, free markets and economic freedom, the United States is in a collapse of all kinds (yes, even moral). Unfortunately, it may not matter who is in charge. If it’s a Democrat, a Republican or…