Tag Archives: gold standard

The Successor to Keynes

Odds are you’ve come across some reports in recent months of the new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty. With the inequality between the rich and poor a real talking point in the US, Europe and even here in NZ, the book has garnered some attention. But read on to […]

The Validity of Bimetallism – Sandeep Jaitly

This week we stumbled across an old article by Sandeep Jaitly of FeketeResearch and the Gold Basis Service on the topic of “bimetallism” that we thought was well worth sharing. Bimetallism is defined on wikipedia as:  “In economics, bimetallism is a monetary standard in which the value of the monetary unit is defined as equivalent both[1] to a certain quantity of gold and to […]

John Butler in Auckland: “Remonetisation of gold is inevitable”


John Butler gave a great presentation in Auckland last week, it was only a shame more people weren’t there to see him. Particularly from the institutional investment community, as his message is very accessible and not full of hyperbole or grand assumptions. As he said right at the start, his aim is to use theory […]