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How Low Can the Dollar Go?

How high can the price of gold go? Seems like the most obvious question to ask when you buy gold or gold shares. But actually, it’s the wrong question to ask because it is based on the presumption that the U.S. dollar unit of currency and measure don’t change and that gold on the other hand is the variable. In fact, in reality it is gold that is ... [Read More]

Timing the Crash

Dan Oliver, Michael Oliver and Robert Carrington return as guests on the radio program this week. Last week, Austrian economist Dr. Mark Thornton told us that Austrian economics does not provide a theory about when central-bank created bubbles ... [Read More]

The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

By: Jacob G. HornbergerWith last weeks’s beginning of Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Vietnam War, the war will be brought back to the front burner for national discussion and debate.There is one thing that is crystal clear and indisputable ... [Read More]

Mark Thornton: Can the Fed Unwind?

By: Mark Thornton, Jeff DeistFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced the bank would begin selling assets it has relentlessly bought since the Crash of '08. The financial press, including the Wall Street Journal, dutifully praised Yellen for her ... [Read More]

There’s a Bubble in New York City Taxi Medallions

By: Doug FrenchIt’s as old as time: taking on debt to fund a sure thing. Be it houses, stocks, cryptocurrencies, tulip bulbs or taxi medallions. Winnie Hu tells the current tale of woe brilliantly for The New York Times. Big city taxi medallions were ... [Read More]

The Agony of the Welfare State, Finnish Style

By: Joseph T. SalernoThe title of this post—minus the reference to Finland—is shamelessly copped from a prescient essay that Ludwig von Mises wrote in 1953.  In his article Mises pointed out that in Great Britain and Europe, the system of progressive ... [Read More]

The Demise of the Dollar: Don’t Hold Your Breath

So let's look at currency flows, reserves and debt.The demise of the U.S. dollar has been a staple of the financial media for decades. The latest buzzword making the rounds is de-dollarization, which describes the move away from USD in global ... [Read More]

Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years? Speech by Torgny Persson

Posted on 20 Sep 2017 by BullionStar This speech by BullionStar's CEO, Mr. Torgny Persson, was recorded during FreedomFest 2017. FreedomFest is the world's largest gathering for freedom oriented people. BullionStar participated by exhibiting and ... [Read More]

The FOMC Experience… Are You Experienced?

Chuck Butler's: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 21, 2017 * Fed leaves rates unchanged... * But wins back the markets! * And Chuck goes crazy! Good day... And a Tub Thumpin' Thursday to you! Well, I'm in one of those moods this ... [Read More]

Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

By: Tho BishopAlmost two weeks have passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, yet tens of thousands remain without power. With temperatures regularly eclipsing over 90 degrees, these outages are not only a grave inconvenience for ... [Read More]

Loving Our Debt-Serfdom: Our Neofeudal Status Quo

Democracy (i.e. political influence) and ownership of productive assets are the exclusive domains of the New Aristocracy.I have often used the words neoliberal, neocolonial and neofeudal to describe our socio-economic-political status quo. Here are ... [Read More]

Questions Remain as the Fed Finally Begins to Reverse QE

By: Tho BishopToday the Federal Reserve announced that it will finally begin the process of reversing quantitative easing. Following the process it outlined earlier this year, the Fed will start allowing assets (Treasurys and mortgage-backed ... [Read More]

Then Came Nixon

By: Chris CaltonIn this episode, Chris Calton explains how the Nixon Administration kicked off the modern War on Drugs, featuring no knock raids, fictional crime stats, and the expansion of the American police state.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

It’s A FOMC Day!

Chuck Butler's: A Pfennig For Your Thoughts September 20, 2017 * Currencies get back on the rally tracks! * Chuck forgets talk like a Pirate day! * The FOMC members talk "Risk"? Good day... And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! Boy did I miss ... [Read More]

Unlike Trump, JFK Didn’t Bend a Knee

Unlike Trump, JFK Didn’t Bend a Knee    Jeff Deist, Daniel McAdams and Jacob Hornberger return as guests on this radio show this week. Speeches by Eisenhower and Kennedy are aired followed by a revelation by Jacob of the lies and ... [Read More]

Chinese Gold Mining as a Source of Gold Supply

Posted at BullionStar As the world’s top gold producing country, Chinese mines produced over 450 tonnes of gold output during 2016. Next to gold imports into China, this gold mining output is the second largest source of gold flowing into the ... [Read More]

The Washington Post’s Latest (and Lamest) Attack on the Mises Institute

By: Ryan McMakenEarlier this year, when Nancy MacLean released her book on economist James Buchanan, Democracy in Chains, many of Buchanan's supporters were shocked that someone would manufacture such an intricate and strained conspiracy theory to ... [Read More]

The Washington Post’s Latest Attack on the Mises Institute

By: Ryan McMakenEarlier this year, when Nancy MacLean released her book on economist James Buchanan, Democracy in Chains, many of Buchanan's supporters were shocked that someone would manufacture such an intricate and strained conspiracy theory to ... [Read More]

Financialization and The Destruction of the Real Economy

Strip an economy of capital, productive incentives, talent and yes, ethics, and what are we left with? An economy spiraling toward an inevitable collapse.Financialization is destroying the real economy, but few in power seem to notice or care. The ... [Read More]

Let Catalonia Decide

By: Jeff DeistShould Catalonia be independent?Surely Catalans must answer that question. Some Catalans consider themselves Spanish and some don’t. Many Spaniards consider Catalonia part of Spain, while some don’t. But it’s clear that a significant ... [Read More]

Unlike Trump, JFK Didn’t Bend a Knee

Jay introduces the guests and sponsors for the day’s show and talks about how warnings in speeches given by Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy have come to pass. Speeches are presented from former Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy that warn about ... [Read More]

Gold Continues To Benefit From Global Tensions (GLD)

From Jan Skoyles: This year North Korea has launched a dozen missiles. With the latest one it has threatened the U.S. with ‘ashes and darkness’ as Kim believes it ‘should be beaten to death like a rabid dog.’ Russia and China continue to ... [Read More]