Real money

This is not written for money aficianados but rather for financial amateurs such as my poor self.

Under Churchmouse’s post was a comment by John from Cheshire, who wrote:

CM, have you seen this? Do you have any thoughts on it?

I replied:

This theme was in Mullins’s Secrets of etc. Also read this:

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/2012/01/18/who-is-ed-griffin/

Links on the gold standard:

https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-gold-standard-3306137

For:

https://gold-standard.procon.org/

Against:

https://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2016/12/14/why-a-gold-standard-is-a-very-bad-idea

Gold and silver v fiat:

https://seekingalpha.com/article/273466-4-reasons-the-u-s-will-never-return-to-a-gold-or-silver-standard

https://www.goldmoney.com/research/goldmoney-insights/top-ten-reasons-why-fiat-currency-is-superior-to-gold-or-silver-money

I’ve no personal opinion beyond being anti-fiat in this age but will need to read these at least above, plus your views before deciding, not that it’s relevant what I decide.  Your [informed] comments, naturally, are welcome.

3 comments for “Real money

  1. Distant Relative
    March 18, 2019 at 11:23

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JobaR9LLcfA [less than 8 mins]
    “Fractional Reserve Banking Explained – Fraud Becomes Legal”

    Nothing further to add. 🙂

  2. Mark in Mayenne
    March 18, 2019 at 11:38

    What will matter is not so much whether the USA adopts a gold standard, but if and when China does

  3. Andy5759
    March 18, 2019 at 12:04

    As a result of current low returns on investments I have been considering investing in gold. Sovereigns bought from reputable sources would be safest but open to government seizure. Today John Ward at the slog has some cases words about the future of gold, and now this. I would appreciate any information and advice I can get.

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