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Junk Silver Market is Frozen

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Blog09/09/2015

The "junk silver" (90% US silver coins) seems to have disappeared. After checking several websites that deal in such coins almost all catagories have no inventory to sell. You can still buy bright and shiny versions of the coins at around a 20% premium over the silver value.

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Greece and the West's Monetary Sin

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The stability of the Eurozone is back in the spotlight this week amidst Greece’s talks with its creditors—which seem to be going nowhere good. 

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Federal Reserve Policy Gets Worse Over Time

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Blog12/07/2014

Fed management of the economy and the business cycle has only gotten much worse as it has grown more powerful and destructive. As the Federal Reserve has become more powerful, job losses have generally more severe and the duration of the recovery process has gotten progressively longer.

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Media Re-Cap on the Swiss Gold Initiative

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Blog12/04/2014

A quick look at some coverage of the Swiss gold initiative.

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Euro Disaster Plans

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Blog12/01/2014

The Netherlands and Germany have disaster plans for the Euro. Do you?

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Federal Reserve Attacks the Gold Standard

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Blog12/01/2014

A good sign for the future: Fed economist attacks the Gold Standard.

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The Daily Bell Lambastes Swiss Bankers on Their Opposition to the Gold Referendum

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Blog11/21/2014

The Daily Bell skewers the Swiss banking class for its hostility to the upcoming gold referendum. Still, as the article points out, central bankers are now on the defensive.

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An Analysis of the Swiss Gold Initiative

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Blog11/11/2014

If you read German: Thorsten Polleit has written a rather detailed analysis of the Swiss gold initiative and how it would be implemented if passed.

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On Money: Measure for Measure

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Blog11/05/2014

Dr. Marc Miles, a noted monetary economist, has now joined Mr. John Tamny...

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