Saturday , 18 August 2018


Tag Archives: U.S. Dollar

28 Countries Have Experienced Hyperinflation In the Last 25 Years

Hyperinflation is not an unusual phenomenon. 33 countries have experienced hyperinflation over the last 100 years of which no less than 22 have experienced it in the past 25 years and 4 in the past 10 years. The United States is one of the few countries to have experienced two currency collapses during its history (1812-1814 and 1861-1865). Could it happen again?

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Gold Will Go Parabolic When This Event Happens – But We’re Not There – YET!

One of gold's allures is its use as a hedge against negative economic outcomes: inflation, deflation, general economic collapse and even war [with] investors and speculators enter[ing] the market based on their guesstimate of how bad things might get. [An analysis of] how gold performs during inflation and deflation [suggests, however, that there has to be some another] market force - some secret force - that has driven gold prices by +370% over the last 10 years. Words: 734

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What Would USD Collapse Mean for the World?

I came to the conclusion several years ago that it was just a matter of time before the world realized that the relative functionality of the U.S. dollar was about to go belly up - to collapse. Below is an explanation as to why I have come to that conclusion and what I think it would mean for the well-being of the world.

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A Return to the Gold Standard Has Major Shortcomings – Here’s Why

World Bank president Robert Zoellick has stirred up a hornet's nest with his recent call for a return to a gold anchor in the global financial system. The usual suspects immediately denounced him - Keynesian Brad DeLong has [gone so far as to] anoint Zoellick the "Stupidest Man Alive" - [and I would like to add my voice to the chorus by explaining] the dangers of Zoellick's gold proposal, and why fans of the classical gold standard should be wary. Words: 1708

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