Our nation’s top financier had it correct 111 years ago: “Money is gold, and nothing else.” J.P. Morgan was convinced of this. Still, government agencies have schemed over the centuries to dismantle the gold standard.
Our guest commenter explains that, even though the Fed still holds gold, there was never a time when the dollar was less backed or less safe than now.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released two inflation reports highlighting inflation figures for December 2023. Here’s what they showed:
The fallacies underlying the degrowth movement are not new in economics, but it’s worth revisiting them and their important connections to monetary policy in the age of central banking.
The Federal Reserve will play a pivotal role in the upcoming election and aim to boost President Biden or another Democratic candidate.
At the start of a new year, we’re excited to announce new co-hosts to the Friday Gold Wrap Podcast: JD and Joel Bauman. In this episode, JD and Joel discuss recent gold price action and key factors affecting gold in 2024 such as interest rates and global elections.
Peter Schiff left a stark warning at the end of the year: “2024 could be a horrible year for the dollar.”
Here are 3 big reasons why Peter thinks inflation might rise even higher this year.
We’ve reached the end of another year. A new year is always a good time for reflection. And maybe even some resolutions. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the trajectory of gold as we enter the new year, explains an economic truth, offers some thoughts on New Year’s resolutions, and makes a big announcement.
Peter Schiff recently appeared on the Commodity Culture podcast to talk about gold. He said that while gold has done relatively well this year despite significant headwinds, we haven’t seen anything yet. Once the markets realize inflation is here to stay, gold will be off to the races.
Bills filed in Florida and Oklahoma for the 2024 legislative session would create state precious metals bullion depositories. State-run bullion depositories would not only create a place to store precious metals; they could also encourage the use of sound money in those states and set the stage to undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.