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Go for Gold

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog11/01/2007

Why, after years of the market's neglect of gold, is the paper money price of gold now on the rise? Would it be too far-fetched to assume that it could reflect market agents' growing concern about a forthcoming great...

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Gold: The Once and Future Money

Money and BanksGold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog10/20/2007

Publisher Wiley Business Finance has released a new book, Gold: The Once and Future Money by Nathan Lewis. Jim Puplava interviews the author on a ...

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Hazlitt on 100% Gold

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

Blog04/13/2006

I suppose that I wasn't entirely aware of how hard-core Henry Hazlitt was on the gold question until re-reading The Inflation Crisis and How to Resolve it:

This brings us to gold. It...
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Rothbard's Bracing Plan for Gold

Gold StandardMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/03/2006

To answer a reader question, I revisited Rothbard's transition plan for 100% gold. This is cut and pasted from the Mystery of Banking (Richardson and Synder, 1983), pp. 265-267.

Even though, for the past few...
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Gold Gets No Respect

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Blog12/08/2005

Fed Chair-in-Waiting Benjamin Bernanke is a "Great Depression Buff", reports the Wall Street Journal. Based on extensive research, he has drawn some important conclusions...

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Bretton Woods and the Spoliation of Europe

World HistoryGold Standard

08/27/2021Mises Media
Gold was only included in the plans for the Bretton Woods system because of the veneer of solidity it gave.
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The End of the Gold Standard. Fifty Years of Monetary Insanity

Gold StandardMoney and Banking

08/27/2021Mises Media
The gold standard supposed a limit to the fiscal voracity of governments, and suspending it unleashed the perverse proclivity of the states toward indebtedness and to pass the current imbalances on to future generations.
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The Demise of the Gold Standard

Gold Standard

08/21/2021Mises Media
Nixon’s closing the gold window should be seen as the end of the last remnant of the gold standard, not some kind of market failure. Governments controlled most of the gold and set its price.
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