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Come Back to Gold

Big GovernmentFree MarketsGold Standard

04/25/2013Mises Daily Articles
Every nation, whether rich or poor, powerful or feeble, can at any hour once again adopt the gold standard.

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The Gold Standard - That Never Was

Gold Standard

03/29/2013Audio/Video
From the session on "Studies in Economic History," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 22 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama...

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The Simplicity of Sound Money

Free MarketsGold StandardMonetary Theory

03/20/2013Mises Daily Articles
Understanding today's convoluted domestic and international fiat monetary system frankly requires a great deal of time and study. In a sound money environment, on the other hand, there is little confusion or controversy...

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A Hard Money Revolt

Gold Standard

03/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The catch is that in order to file an appeal, the plaintiff has to pay a fee of two dollars. Justice Mahoney, O happy day, refused to accept the appeal because Federal Reserve Notes, which of course constituted the fee, are not lawful money. Only gold and silver coin, affirmed the judge, can be...

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Germany Repatriates Its Gold

Global EconomyGold StandardMoney and Banking

01/31/2013Mises Daily Articles
Several Austrian economists respond to the German Central Bank's move to repatriate its foreign-held gold...

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German Gold

The FedFree MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

12/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The greatest threat to worldwide prosperity is the complete collapse of what little remains of free-market capitalism.

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A Golden Path: Reply to Professor Cochran

Free MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

12/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
In no way was our essay intended to imply that central-bank control of gold-backed money was the point at which we desired monetary reform to cease.

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Gold Bugs and Anti-Gold Bugs

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipGold StandardMonetary Theory

11/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
The argument over gold is a replay of the arguments of Adam Smith against the arguments of the mercantilists.

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"Fool's Gold" Standards

Free MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

11/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
What is ultimately desired is a return to a market-chosen money — gold or silver money, not a gold- or silver-"backed" money...

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Answering the Same Old Arguments Against Sound Money

Money and BanksGold Standard

10/26/2012Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan, hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and sponsored by the Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor. Recorded on Friday, 14 September 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

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