What’s Next For Gold? Its All About The U.S. Dollar

What’s next for gold? Seems like a fairly simple question. Unfortunately, it  is nearly impossible today to get a simple answer.  That’s the problem.  Continue reading “What’s Next For Gold? Its All About The U.S. Dollar”

Origin And Danger Of Fractional-Reserve Banking

If there is any one thing in particular that threatens the collapse of our banking system and financial structures worldwide, it is the practice of fractional-reserve banking. The subject is rarely mentioned in the financial press. When it is mentioned, a clear explanation is usually not available.  Continue reading “Origin And Danger Of Fractional-Reserve Banking”

Gold – It’s Still All About The US Dollar Part II

In my original article I made the following statements:

“It means that holders of any non-USD currency who want to exchange it for gold, must first exchange it for US dollars and then exchange the US dollars for gold.

When anyone is selling gold, the proceeds are always paid in US dollars. The dollars can be held as such, or they can be exchanged for other currency.”  

Another professional labeled the above statements as “fiction”.

I do not agree.  But I do see the possibility for others to infer something other than what was intended.  Therefore, I apologize. And I have replaced the statements in question with the following: Continue reading “Gold – It’s Still All About The US Dollar Part II”

Gold – It’s Still All About The US Dollar

The US dollar is the world’s reserve currency.  And that isn’t likely to change in any radical way, anytime soon.  Unless there is some kind of calamitous implosion of the dollar.  I am talking about outright rejection and repudiation.  And that could happen.  The problem is that there isn’t another currency that could likely take its place.   Continue reading “Gold – It’s Still All About The US Dollar”