European Bank Runs And Underestimated Physical Gold Demand

The demand for gold is vastly underestimated. About 18 months ago I wrote about Euro Gold and the Euro Zone and Euro Evaporation Leading To Credit Default Swaps and IMF Gold. One key excerpt was:

The Euro is broken. This was its destiny. This is the destiny of all fiat currencies. These bureau-rats cannot . . . → Read More: European Bank Runs And Underestimated Physical Gold Demand

How To Attack The Fiat Currency Fractional Reserve Banking Conspiracy

Usually when conspiracy and money are mentioned in the same sentence most people’s brains automatically shut off at the thought of talking repitles or cloaked figures in dark rooms. While I do not discount talking reptiles, haven’t you seen Gieco’s talking gecko on television, but this broad, deep and complicated article is for those . . . → Read More: How To Attack The Fiat Currency Fractional Reserve Banking Conspiracy

Is AIG a Precious Metal Manipulator?

Further to this Zero Hedge post note the following from CPM Group’s Mr Christian:

Bullion Banking Explained (dated Feb 2000):

Many banks use factor loadings of 5 to 10 for their gold and silver, meaning that they will loan or sell 5 to 10 times as much metal as they have either purchased or . . . → Read More: Is AIG a Precious Metal Manipulator?

Gold As The Truest Measure Of Value – Interview With Anthem Blanchard

Welcome to the RunToGold Podcast. This is Trace Mayer. I have a special guest with us, Anthem Blanchard.

Trace: Welcome, Anthem.

Anthem: Hi, Trace.

Trace: Now Anthem is currently CEO of nuMetra, which is a federated CDN (a content delivery network) and they are working on a new, innovative approach to transferring bandwidth, . . . → Read More: Gold As The Truest Measure Of Value – Interview With Anthem Blanchard

Walter Block at Columbia

It’s not every evening that you are able to pack a room full of a hundred libertarians on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, let alone at the bastion of leftism that is Columbia University.  But tonight was different, as Loyola Professor and Columbia alum Walter Block was on campus, leading a spirited lecture . . . → Read More: Walter Block at Columbia

10 Points Americans Must Understand About the Economy

1. The interest rate is a price – the price of credit like the price of any good.  In a free market the price would be set like the price of any good at the intersection of the supply of funds (our savings), and demand for funds (businesses’ and individuals’ investing wants).  Instead, we . . . → Read More: 10 Points Americans Must Understand About the Economy

What Has Government Done To Our Money?

On 25 June 2009 I was invited to the Cafe Libertalia to speak at a book club where I was given the latitude to choose the book for discussion.  I picked What Has Government Done To Our Money And The Case For A 100% Gold Dollar by Murray Rothbard. This book is an easy . . . → Read More: What Has Government Done To Our Money?

Does fractional reserve banking have to be a scam?

“To some extent, commercial bankers lend out their own capital and money acquired by CDs (certificates of deposit). But most commercial banking is “deposit banking” based on a gigantic scam: the idea, which most depositors believe, that their money is down at the bank, ready to be redeemed in cash at any time. If . . . → Read More: Does fractional reserve banking have to be a scam?