Saturday, October 1st, 2016 MST

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Should Government Abolish its Paper Money?

by Joe Cobb Harvard professor Kenneth Rogoff wrote in the Financial Times, May 29, that “Paper money is unfit for a world of high crime and low inflation.”  He proposed to get rid of paper money.  Government paper money.  What would people do to make payments?

Gold hammered; still bullish

As gold was being driven below $1500 earlier today, I received an email about an article titled “Gold’s irreversible trends driving it to $10,000.”  The bullishness is based on the world’s central banks continuing to create money at rates never before seen, with some Establishment  darlings (Paul Krugman, for example) calling for still more money

Which way for gold?

Gold may be due for a “correction,” but long-term investors should hold their gold (and silver) positions. Two recognized experts offer their opinions on gold and silver.

The World’s 10 Most Prolific Gold Fields

Gold has long been one of mankind’s most prized possessions. Yet most people have little idea where gold comes from, other than from “gold mines.” Mining gold today often becomes monumental undertakings, truly some of man’s greatest engineering feats. Imagine gold mining shafts nearly two and a half miles below the surface and it taking

15 Most Impenetrable Bank Vaults

Even Ethan Hunt couldn’t crack these… Bank heists are extremely difficult to pull off, no matter what Hollywood might have us believe. Some vaults are so secure that robbers have heart attacks even thinking about breaking in. With that in mind, check out these 15 Most Impenetrable Bank Vaults from recent history and see to

Inflation endangers more than your pocketbook

Many Americans are buying gold and silver as hedges against a feared decline in the value of the dollar.  Considering that the current fedgov fiscal year deficit is forecast at $1.75 trillion, buying the metals seems a prudent move as a devastating decline in the dollar is almost a certainty. But, too many Americans do

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