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The History of Money – From Gold & Silver to Fiat Currencies (+3K Views)

Today’s monetary system, combined with fractional reserve banking, has a lot of risks. It is vulnerable to bank runs, inflation, and economic bubbles, to name just a few, yet those risks remain invisible to the majority of people. This article provides links to a video and an extended report that provide insights into the question as to why today's paper based money system is doomed to fail and how you can protect against such a collapse.

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A Return to the Gold Standard Has Major Shortcomings – Here’s Why (+3K Views)

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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6 Factors Influence Foreign Exchange Currency Rates – Here’s How

It was only a few decades ago that currencies around the world were back by gold which meant that whatever piece of money that people used in their day-to-day lives represented a real amount of gold held by that government. Today, the main influencing factors on exchange rates are as illustrated in the infographic below.

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Demise of U.S. Dollar Quickening Due To These Events (+4K Views)

The Great Quickening has commenced in an alarming fashion. In just the last 3 weeks, 10 significant events have taken place suggesting that 2015 will go down in history as extremely messy, extremely chaotic, and extremely important in the demise of the U.S. dollar. This article identifies each of the 10 events and their enormous implications and fallout.

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10 Myths That Suggest Gold Supposedly Has a Bright Future (+2K Views)

...Hype, fear and outdated monetary theories simply aren't enough to support the price of gold. Every finance and economics text book teaches that gold is basically an inflation hedge, and without inflation gold is simply a useless piece of yellow metal. Either the gold bugs are right or the Fed is right, and my money is on the Fed.

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