Category Archives: Monetary System

Monetary System

This category is our catch all for some deep navel gazing!

We cover the gold standard and what transformations the global monetary system may take in the coming years. And how these changes would affect New Zealand.

Plus some random stuff like housing and money printing in New Zealand.

 

Must read articles about the Monetary System

If the US Dollar Was Again Linked to Gold, How Would This Affect New Zealand?

If the US Dollar Was Again Linked to Gold, How Would This Affect New Zealand?

What’s the chance of a new gold standard happening? Read this and you’ll learn how a return to a gold standard would affect New Zealand and what you could do about it.

In a US Dollar Collapse Won't The Rising NZ Dollar Cancel Out Any Gold_Silver Gains_

In a US Dollar Collapse Won’t The Rising NZ Dollar Cancel Out Any Gold/Silver Gains?

If the New Zealand Dollar were to keep rising against the US Dollar, how wil this affect any gains in gold and silver? Read on to find out…

Australia has 80 Tonnes of Gold, How Much Gold Does New Zealand Have?

Australia has 80 Tonnes of Gold, How Much Gold Does New Zealand Have?

Is the level of a countries gold reserves important? Learn how New Zealand’s gold reserves compare to Australia and what this means!

RBNZ: Too Early to Say for Central Bank Digital Currency – Reading Between the Lines

RBNZ: Too Early to Say for Central Bank Digital Currency – Reading Between the Lines

See what the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is thinking about central bank issued digital currencies. You’ll also learn what other central banks are up to in this space.

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank – Even if Your Nation’s Central Bank Has Gold Reserves

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank – Even if Your Nation’s Central Bank Has Gold Reserves

Why should you become your own central bank? Does it depend on how much gold your own nations central bank holds? You’ll discover the answer in this article along with other ways to mimic central banks in protecting your finances.

RBNZ Prepared to Print Money and Implement Negative Interest Rates in a Crisis

RBNZ Prepared to Print Money and Implement Negative Interest Rates in a Crisis

See how a Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) bulletin outlines 5 unconventional monetary policy plans they could implement in case of a crisis, including negative interest rates and quantitative easing.

Latest Articles

Australia Has 80 Tonnes of Gold, How Much Gold Does New Zealand Have?

Interesting to see a mainstream news organisation in Australia reporting on the state of the Reserve Bank of Australia's gold reserves. The Wentworth Report's David Evan summarised and commented on an article published by "The Australian". First check out David's thoughts. After that we also share some disturbing information the one and only audit of Australia's [...]

The Gold Standard & A Free Market For Money: What Do We Think About It?

In this article you’ll learn about the various gold standards and exchange rate regimes over the past 200 years. Along with what the option may be instead of a return to a gold standard. What do we all think of when the term “The Gold Standard” is bandied about? When you hear some US politicians […]

Gold Confiscation | Could it Happen in New Zealand?

We received a question from reader J.M… “I just wanted to know if you had any info on if the NZ Government has the ability to ‘confiscate’ investors gold & silver. I have read some articles about this happening in the USA in the thirties and wonder if our govt. has the power/laws to do […]

Why New Zealand Won’t Have Any Say in a Global Currency Reset

Why New Zealand Won’t Have Any Say in a Global Currency Reset

Lately we’ve discussed the possibility or maybe we should say the inevitability of a change in the global monetary system. Perhaps in the form of a currency reset. Here’s more on how that might play out. If the US Dollar Was Again Linked to Gold, How Would This Affect New Zealand? Does a Gold Revaluation […]

Is the RBNZ Preparing to Scrap the New Zealand $100 Note?

Is the RBNZ Preparing to Scrap the New Zealand $100 Note?

Over the years we’ve reported on the war on cash and how various countries have been removing high denomination notes. Here’s some evidence that the Reserve Bank may be preparing to scrap the New Zealand $100 note. This would be the biggest step in the war on cash in New Zealand to date.   Last week […]

RBNZ Prepared to Print Money and Implement Negative Interest Rates in a Crisis

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), this week issued a bulletin outlining 5 unconventional monetary policy plans they could implement in case of a crisis. Including that the RBNZ is prepared to print money.   The bulletin entitled “Aspects of implementing unconventional monetary policy in New Zealand” outlined these 5 potential tools: Negative interest rates: […]

Why is Russia Selling US Treasuries and Buying Gold?

Why is Russia Selling US Treasuries and Buying Gold_

See why Russia slashed its US treasury holdings by 84% in the past 2 months. While increasing its central bank gold reserves yet again.   Russian Slashes Its US Treasury Bond Holdings The central Bank of Russia’s holdings of US Treasury Bonds fell $81.2 billion during April and May to a total of just $14.9 […]

Is the Limited Issue Cook Islands Gold Note a Good Investment?

Is the Limited Issue Cook Islands Gold Note a Good Investment_

The Bank of the Cook Islands has issued a five dollar gold note. The unique gold note is legal tender for $5 and contains 1/100 ounce gold. Produced by Valaurum who say, “The Prince Harry-Meghan Markle notes put gold in small amounts, a-hundredth of an ounce, into general circulation in a sovereign nation.” Source. 1/100 […]

The Problem with a Central Bank as Sole Issuer of Currency

The Problem with a Central Bank as Sole Issuer of Currency

There is a push to stop commercial banks issuing money and reserve this role for central banks to be the sole issuer of currency. What’s the problem with this idea?   This year we’ve covered extensively how the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has been looking into the pros and cons of creating its […]

Problems with the RBNZ Bank Stress Tests

Problems with the RBNZ Bank Stress Tests

The RBNZ has just released the latest results from the bank stress tests of the 4 major New Zealand banks. How helpful will these be to the New Zealand public?   The Reserve Bank of New Zealand recently launched its Bank Financial Strength Dashboard with a view to helping consumers monitor the strength of their […]

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