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Gold Backing to Debt Ratio: A Reset Like in 1934 and 1980 Would Mean $33,000 Gold

In this article you’ll learn about the gold backing to debt ratio. Along with what the gold price would need to be at today to match two previous periods of debt reset… How do you determine gold’s value? Or put another way what price should gold be at? In our view this is the wrong […]

How Much is All the Gold in the World Worth in 2023?

How Much is All the Gold in the World Worth?
Table of Contents How Do You Calculate the Total Value of All the Gold in the World? How Much Gold is There in the World? Here's the Value of All the Gold in the World in US Dollars How Does This Value Compare to all the Debt in the World? Estimated reading time: 5 minutes [...]

Should I Pay Down Debt or Buy Precious Metals in 2020?

Here’s an excellent question from a reader: Should you pay down debt or buy precious metals… “My specific question relates to whether to pay down debt or stack metals? Obviously high interest debt is bad, but lower rate mortgage debt? I’m torn. Firstly, I don’t think many people ever regret paying off debt, but on […]

Silver Cycles and War Cycles

Last week a reader question prompted us to look into the impact of war on gold and silver prices. We stumbled across this excellent article today which looks specifically at silver and war cycles. We wrote mainly about gold and war, so this is an excellent follow on.  Interestingly their overall conclusion on the impact […]

When Might the Government Pillaging End?

When the present debt bubble eventually pops, could governments lose the economic power to continue their advance against economic freedom? The following looks at what we could expect next. Could governments shrink? Will the deep state collapse or grow stronger to protect itself? Read on… When Might the Pillaging End? By Jeff Thomas Recently, I […]

Silver Versus the World (and Exter’s Inverted Liquidity Pyramid)

What is the value of all the silver in the world versus other assets? Chris Duane demonstrates this using a fantastic infographic. You’ll learn about Exter’s Inverted liquidity pyramid and why he believes silver should be at the very bottom of this pyramid.To begin with here is a quick summary of Exter’s Inverted Liquidity Pyramid […]

Where Do You Go in a Hurricane?

This article compares preparing for a financial storm with preparing for an actual hurricane of various strengths. It ranks where different countries – from USA, Europe to Australia and NZ – might sit on the financial hurricane spectrum and what life might be like there when a financial storm of various magnitudes hits. Read on […]

The Mother Of All Financial Bubbles


We haven’t published anything from Chris Martenson for a while. Not because we think any less of the work he has been doing. We just haven’t been keeping a close eye on it lately. But this piece highlights the very good investigative reporting he and his team have done on some major news events in […]

World’s Largest Hedge Fund Manager Predicts Bleak Future for Markets

Earlier this week Bloomberg reported that hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller had bought gold reversing his stance from November when Trump was elected: “Stan Druckenmiller, the billionaire investor with one of the best long-term track records in money management, said he bought gold in late December and January, reversing the sale he made after the U.S. […]