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The Road Ahead for the Dollar

The original silver dollar, created at the birth of the United States, was based upon the silver Spanish “Pieces of Eight” minted at the Royal Mint in Mexico City, under Spanish rule at that time. This was a very widely … Continue reading

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The Gold-Gambling Casino

The world used gold coins as money up until the first years of 1900. Since that time, the world’s use of gold as money has ceased, and as of today, gold’s only function is as a means of saving wealth … Continue reading

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A Message for Trump: Expanded and Clarified as of January 23, 2019

Mr. President Trump, Sir: you are working tirelessly, against tremendous odds, to carry out your mission in life, which is to “Make America Great Again”. I propose to you a measure fully in accord with your vision of a great, … Continue reading

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Price: Thoughts on gold and humanity

January 22, 2013 ~ The supply of gold is largely misunderstood. According to MSM, gold supply is what is mined every year and brought to market – about 2,500 tonnes. This is a big mistake. The supply of gold is … Continue reading

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Price: Story of a Gold Coin

As I was shuffling papers in some old files, I came across a slip of paper on which I had written down the price I had paid for a Mexican $50 gold peso coin: $717 Mexican pesos. Judging from the … Continue reading

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A Message for Trump

Mr. President Trump, Sir: you are working tirelessly, against tremendous odds, to carry out your mission in life, which is to “Make America Great Again”. I propose to you a measure fully in accord with your vision of a great, … Continue reading

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Price: Some Reflexions on History and Economics

Nicolas Oresme, a Catholic bishop (1320-1382), studied human behavior with regard to money, which in his time consisted of gold and silver coinage; he was perhaps the first to observe that humans attribute varying valuations to the money that comes … Continue reading

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On the use of gold coins as money

Why don’t humans use gold coins as Money? The answer is quite simple: because they don’t want to, under present circumstances. The attachment of humans to gold is remarkable; I suspect there is something metaphysical about gold that attracts human … Continue reading

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