Category Archive: 6a) Gold & Bitcoin

Disgruntled Fed Lawyer Blows Whistle on Regulatory Capture



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3a) Gold and its price: Monetary Metals

Monetary Metals specialist Keith Weiner gives a weekly update on price movements of gold and silver and the causes. Moreover, George Dorgan gives the fundamental basis for pricing gold and silver.

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Ron Paul: Will The Swiss Vote to Get Their Gold Back?



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Geopolitischer Fehler 2. Art – extended version

Wohin man schaut: In allen – auch militärischen – Zeitschriften werden seit Monaten Beiträge publiziert, welche im aktuellen Ukraine-Konflikt, dem russischen Präsidenten Putin den schwarzen Peter zuschieben. Da wird vom Propagandakrieg gesprochen, vo...

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Accumulated Capital of Centuries Going Up In Smoke

According to Keith Weiner, capital adds leverage to human effort. Capital makes employment and wages possible. Keith argues that Fed destroys savings with zero interest rates, and herds savers into bubbles. It causes wages to fall and creates chronic pressure to lay off workers. The Fed destroys capital.

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We Need a Declaration of Monetary Independence



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Why Did Ron Paul Say Gold Could Go To Infinity?



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Gold Referendum, Parliamentary Speech Lukas Reimann

Swiss parliament member Lukas Reimann outlines the importance gold. In a future inflationary environment, prices of SNB holdings, the ones of German Bunds and US Treasuries will drop, while gold will appreciate.

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Will New Money Market Rules Break Money Markets?



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How Long Will the Dollar Be the Major World Reserve Currency? A Look at Wealth

We examine how long the U.S. Dollar will remain the unique world reserve currency. The most important criterion for being a reserve currency is wealth. While China has recently overtaken the U.S. as for inflation-adjusted GDP, in the next step, it will overtake the U.S. as for wealth.

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Die Rahn-Kurve und die Sicherheit

Im monatlichen Marktkommentar von Marc Faber steht dieses Mal auf Seit 5ff das Konzept der Rahn-Kurve – ein faszinierendes Konzept. Es geht darum, das Optimum bezüglich Staatsausgaben anzustreben. Bei 0% wie auch 100% Staatsaktivität am BIP ergibt si...

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3) Swiss&Gold



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Europe Stricken With Negative Deposit Rate

Keith Weiner explains that a negative deposit rate means that commercial banks pay the central bank a percentage. It is a privilege, for which they must pay. The result of the ECB operation won’t be much of an increase in business lending or consumer prices. The result will be even lower interest rates on government bonds.

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Thomas Piketty Pens Communist Manifesto for 21st Century

Keith Weiner explains, why Thomas Piketty's book and his proposition of a 80% income tax represent a new Communist Manifesto.

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SNB verlängert Goldabkommen, aber wozu?

Die SNB schreibt heute in einer Medienmitteilung: Um ihre Absichten in Bezug auf ihre Bestände an Gold darzulegen, geben die Beteiligten am Goldabkommen folgende Erklärung ab: Gold bleibt ein wichtiges Element der globalen Währungsreserven.

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Legal Tender Forces Gold Out



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Swiss customs: first time detailed trade statistics for gold available; Asia main export market



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Official Eurostat Trade Balance Massively Distorted by UK Sales Of 1464 Tonnes of Gold To Switzerland

In 2013, private investors from the UK sold net (!) 1464 tons of physical gold (and similar) for a value 44.3 billion EUR. This was 1 464 000 kilograms each at the current price of 30254€ per kilo

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The Fed Poisons The Stock Market

The Fed has pumped trillions of dollars into the financial system since 2008. The unintended consequences of this bank bailout have spilled over into the markets. Fed money injections go directly into bonds, tending to push up their prices.

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