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In case you haven’t noticed, we now live under tyranny, and over the next several years, thanks to the unquestioning zombielike submission of the masses, it is set to get a whole lot worse.

Denial Dominates the Dummies

One of my reasons I started The Great Recession info. site years ago was to counter all the denial that I saw in the mainstream media about how long and deep the problems from the Great Financial Crisis would be and about how we were failing in every way to resolve the greed, decay and especially faulty thinking that would assure our next collapse would be even greater than the Great Recession.

Buffett Takes a Small Step Away from the Dark Side

Bullion fans got revved up after Friday's close when they learned that Warren Buffett had taken a plunge in bullion, acquiring shares of Barrick Gold worth about $563 million. This is welcome news, but it is also small potatoes for Berkshire Hathaway.

49 Years Ago: President Nixon to "Suspend Temporarily" the Gold Standard

I have directed Secretary Connally to suspend temporarily the convertibility of the dollar into gold or other reserve assets, except in amounts and conditions determined to be in the interest of monetary stability and in the best interests of the United States.

How the Fed Controlled the Price of Gold From 1982 Until 1995

An academic study published in 1996 shows evidence that the Federal Reserve was influencing the price of gold over the observed period. The Fed used one of its main interest rate tools, the federal funds rate, to stabilize both the gold price and consumer price inflation.

Ronan Manly: GLD keeps cadging central bank gold from the Bank of England

Bullion Star gold researcher Ronan Manly reports today that the biggest gold exchange-traded fund, the SPDR Gold Trust -- known by its stock symbol, GLD, and sponsored by the World Gold Council -- now has claimed for a second quarter to be holding gold at the Bank of England, and more metal in the second quarter than in the first.

The Second Great Depression… But Not Really

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GLD continues to source gold at the Bank of England, at an escalating rate

One of the biggest trends in the gold market this year, apart from the rapid rise in the gold price, has been the large investor inflows into gold-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and the corresponding swelling of gold holdings in these ETFs.

New Sound Money Caucus Launched on Capitol Hill

As the political and central banking establishment in Washington continues to bail out the economy and markets by creating trillions of unbacked pieces of paper and electronic digits, a handful of Congressmen hope to shine a new spotlight on the devastating effects of this runaway financial profligacy.

Gold After Dollar Dominance

Today, if gold had the same kind of performance as the Dow since around the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913, then it would have topped out at around $7 758 [(29568/78.78)*20.67].

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