Monday, October 24th, 2016 MST

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?

The Poverty of Nations

The Left is making “income inequality” a cause célèbre , even trying to make it a campaign issue for this election cycle.  Academicians and theorists present many reasons for why the “top one percent” earn so much more than the middle class, but lost in the discussions is why wealth is created by some people

Cheap money: get used to it

Central planners and their minions rarely–if ever–admit the failures of their programs.  In fact, they rationalize and even support their continuations when the schemes fail, laying blame on “the markets” or someone else’s inability to recognize the brilliance of their interventionist schemes.  Martin Wolf, the Financial Times chief economics commentator, recently lamented the lack of

$50,000 gold?

Jim Sinclair recently predicted $3,200 – $3,500 gold by 2020 and  “emancipated gold” hitting $50,000.  Because of Sinclair having made some really accurate calls in the past, his prediction caused quite a stir in the gold community.  Even Ron Paul commented and gave reasoning why Sinclair’s predication is not preposterous.

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