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Valuing Gold In A World Awash With Dollars

27/07/2018(0)
Summary In this article I point to the pressures on the Fed to moderate monetary policy, but that will only affect the timing of the next cyclical credit crisis. ... Read More
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A Spiking Dollar = Emerging Market Chaos

31/05/2018(0)
The dollar collapse thesis – which ends with all fiat currencies achieving their intrinsic value of zero — doesn’t preclude some thrills and chills along the way, in which ... Read More
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India pulls the plug on Cryptos

11/04/2018(0)
As bitcoin and its thousand or so cousins evolve from novelty to threat, the existing monetary system is reacting pretty much as evil empires tend to, with coercion and ... Read More
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How quickly will the dollar collapse?

08/01/2018(0)
  This might seem a frivolous question, while the dollar still retains its might, and is universally accepted in preference to other, less stable fiat currencies. However, it is ... Read More
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European Authority Highlights The Risks of Initial Coin Offerings

15/11/2017(0)
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued two Statements on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), one on risks of ICOs for investors and one on the rules applicable ... Read More
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Why economists cannot forecast recessions

28/07/2017(0)
  The purpose of this article is to draw the widest attention to the chronic inability of the economic establishment to forecast recessions. Next time you hear an economist ... Read More
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SWIFT: Virtual currencies unlikely to crowd out fiat currencies

07/09/2016(0)
The SWIFT Institute has published a new research paper analysing whether Bitcoin will crowd out fiat currencies in the global community. The paper, entitled “Virtual currencies: Media of exchange or ... Read More
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Silver as money

16/10/2015(0)
Gold is money, admittedly not often circulating as such today. Fiat currencies issued by governments have driven gold out of circulation. But where does this leave silver? Money-substitutes, bank ... Read More
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