Suddenly gold is being proposed as a cure-all for the weakening dollar, allowing it to retain its place as the international reserve currency — a trophy taken, not without a fight, from the British pound at the READ MORE ›
The United States is at war, but not in the conventional sense. There are no troops on the ground. There are no drone strikes. Instead, the weapon of choice is the US dollar and the “enemy” is America’s trading… READ MORE ›
Mark Harrison, CFA, rounds up the latest thinking on gold as an investment and basis for monetary systems.
President Richard Nixon's decision to untether the US dollar from gold has left a harsh and lasting legacy for economies all around the globe.
A debate between those advocating for a fiat money supply and those advocating for a gold standard has been raging for nearly a century. It's time to reframe this debate.
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