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The Federal Government Borrows Its Own Money and Pays Interest

I asked Claude AI recently that exact question. Why would the federal government borrow its own money and pay interest? The federal government borrows money by issuing Treasury securities, even though it has the power to create money. The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, is responsible for managing the money supply […]

The Price of Silver Has Fluctuated Over the Past 50 Years

The modern era of silver futures trading began in the 1970s. In 1973, COMEX introduced a standardized silver futures contract, which helped to increase liquidity and market participation. The contract specifications, such as the contract size and delivery terms, made it easier for investors to trade silver. Futures contracts allow investors, producers, and consumers to […]

Do You Know What an Absolute Mess Our Financial System Is?

Do you know exactly how weak and risky our entire financial system is and what that means to your savings? You would be amazed at how many people have no idea. Maybe that is why gold makes up about 1% of all financial assets as crazy as that fact may be. But that is where […]

Timeline of Real Money to Total Fiat Currency

Money backed by gold refers to a monetary system where a country’s currency or paper money has its value linked to gold. For many years in the late 19th and early 20th century, many major economies had currencies that were fully or partially backed by gold. This was known as the gold standard. In a […]

What The Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You About Your Money

The term media refers to the communication channels or platforms used to transmit information, news, entertainment, and other content to a wide audience. Media can take various forms, including print media (newspapers, magazines), broadcast media (television, radio), digital media (websites, social media), and more. It plays a crucial role in disseminating information, shaping public opinion, […]

2023 Has Provided Many More Reasons to Own Gold

As we look back on 2023, a simple question for folks to ask themselves would be “Have the events that have unfolded in 2023 provided more reasons to own gold?” Our contention is physical gold is the only form of real money that has survived throughout time in its original form. Gold is a way […]

The Purchasing Power of the US Dollar is Dwindling

When the US was on the gold standard, the value of the dollar was tied to a specific amount of gold, providing a degree of stability to the currency. After leaving the gold standard in 1971, the US adopted a fiat currency system, where the value of the dollar is not backed by a physical […]

The US Government has Weaponized our Dollar

In 1971, the Nixon Administration ended the gold standard. All global currencies would become fiat. Fiat currency means that it is not backed by a physical commodity like gold. Our US dollar used to be backed by a certain amount of gold but that started to end in 1933 by FDR, and completely ended in […]

The Financial Numbers Speak for Themselves

Algorithms play a significant role in the modern financial world. The integration of technology and advanced mathematical models has transformed the way financial markets operate and how financial institutions make decisions. Algorithms are used to execute large numbers of orders at extremely high speeds. These algorithms analyze market conditions and execute trades in milliseconds, taking […]

Outrageous Financial Conditions Lead to Outrageous Financial Results

Outrageous financial conditions you say. Good heavens what could you possibly mean? Well, let’s start with the basics. Our government is drowning in debt. The world is drowning in debt. The banking system is sitting on huge unrealized losses because of interest rate debt as well as greed and corruption and an imploding commercial real […]

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