Category Archives: The Price is Right

Welcome to the work of one of the most superb writers today on the reality and history of gold and other precious metals ~ Hugo Salinas Price.

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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‘Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be…’

Money, in its highest manifestation, is gold. However, silver can also be money, though not as aptly as gold. Money is, has always been, and always will be a commodity. Bitcoins, as well as Dollars and all other currencies today, … Continue reading

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Opening the mint to gold and silver – then and now

Some people think that one of the fundamental institutions of the 19th century should be restored; I will single out Great Britain as the great leader embracing this institution. This institution was the free minting of gold practiced by Great … Continue reading

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The Dollar Cannot Be Devalued and Suicidal Bankers

“If the U.S. inflates and devalues the dollar, gold will go much higher in price“ ~ Jim Rickards. The last dollar devaluation took place under President Roosevelt in 1934, when from being worth 1/20.67th of an ounce of gold in … Continue reading

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