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

Does a Gold Revaluation to US$10,000 Make Sense? Will it be Good or Bad? [2020 Update]

A reader has asked about a gold revaluation: Does revaluing gold to $10k usd with all the major countries make sense? The US government wants the usd to remain the world’s reserve currency, but it has a very high government debt to GDP ratio. Historically, nations with a >90% ratio end up collapsing. If all […]

Gold vs Bitcoin/Cryptocurrencies – Which Should You Choose?

Gold vs Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies - Which One Should You Choose

Gold vs Bitcoin. Is one better than the other? Should you drop your gold in favour of cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin vs Gold During the Corona-Virus Panic The chart below shows Bitcoin took a serious tumble in March in the early stages of the Corona-panic. Falling over 50%. Gold also fell initially but by less than 15%. […]

Gold and Silver, Up Down, Sideways and UP

Gold and Silver, Up Down, Sideways and UP

Darryl Schoon shows us that rather than using complex mathematical formulae, the economy can be explained in a much easier fashion. See how inflation, deflation and hyper-deflation can be more easily understood when the economy is compared to a toilet… Gold and Silver, Up Down, Sideways and UP In mid-march, just as the coronavirus was […]

HYPER-DEFLATION CAPITAL DESTRUCTION AND GOLD & SILVER

Last week we posted an article entitled If/When the US Dollar Collapses, What Will Gold be Priced in?. We looked at what could cause the end of the US dollar as the global reserve currency. One of the possibilities we mentioned was hyper-deflation: It Could be a Hyper-Deflationary EventAs coined by Professor Antal Fekete in […]

If/When the US Dollar Collapses, What Will Gold be Priced in?

If/When the US Dollar Collapses, What Will Gold be Priced in?

The US Dollar Index lost 7% in the past 3 months. As a result more people are thinking about a potential collapse of the US dollar. This week someone asked: “If the US dollar was to crash how do you measure the price of silver and gold?” We’ve had a very similar question previously too: […]

Is Inflation Coming? If So, What Kind?

Is Inflation Coming_ If So, What Kind_

Is inflation coming? Central Banks the world over have engaged in massive amounts of currency printing in recent months as a response to government imposed lock downs. Surely this means inflation is inevitable? Here’s a few opinions on inflation that we’ve come across recently. Along with our thoughts on the matter at the end… Firstly […]

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

We’ve spilled plenty of digital ink in these pages discussing 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 […]

The Gold Standard & A Free Market For Money: How Could This Work?

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… Calls For a New Gold Standard John Mueller, the chief economist at Lew Lehrman’s Institute writing in the Sun… “…proposes that […]

The Fourth Turning and Gold: What’s Still to Come in This Crisis?

The CoronaVirus and the riots in America have recently brought a book from 1997 back into focus: The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy was written by Neil Howe and William Strauss. It is a study of generational cycles in the USA. It reveals predictable social trends that repeat throughout history. With the culmination in a […]

THE SKY IS FALLING

Darryl Schoon outlines why he believes the falling velocity of money means it’s likely deflation that we face for a while longer yet…   THE SKY IS FALLING Chicken Little June 2020   The velocity of money is like blood pressure. If it is too high or too low, it can be fatal. Too high […]

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