Gold is Still the Standard: US Celebrates 40 Years of Fiat

Gold is Still the Standard: US Celebrates 40 Years of Fiat

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal.com—Have you ever  broken up with someone and years later saw how good he or she was doing, only to feel like the world’s biggest idiot? Well, this is probably how US bankers should feel, if it wasn’t for the fact that they have made a fortune plundering the US economy through a debt-based monetary [...]

Debt-Terrorism and Gold Records: Just Another Day

Debt-Terrorism and Gold Records: Just Another Day

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY–ProspectingJournal–Whether an illusion or not, a bubble or a parabolic paradigm shift, gold puts a smile on my face every time I hear it in the news or read about it among the vast sea of opinions. Forget the so-called economists and anti-gold philosophers: when gold goes up it does so in contrast to fear, [...]

Bullion, Bitcoin and Bucks: Will the Real “Fake” Money Please Step Forward?

Bullion, Bitcoin and Bucks: Will the Real “Fake” Money Please Step Forward?

July 28, 2011 by · 13 Comments 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – The choice between taking payment through precious metals in physical bullion, online decentralized currency in Bitcoins, or fiat central bank notes may be not be as clear-cut in the near future. While the logical decisions made by merchants and consumers in the marketplace are often flawed and lacking the total information [...]

Canada’s Reserved Currency Gone Wild

Canada’s Reserved Currency Gone Wild

July 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal.com—Canada’s reputation as a slightly dull but dependable financial safe-haven has made its way back into the international spotlight. The loonie hit a 3 ½ year high against the US dollar this week, at $1.06US, as Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney’s sober comments hinted at what many central banks can now only dream about: [...]

“Do You Think Gold is Money?”: Metals Surge As Ron Paul Smacks Bernanke

“Do You Think Gold is Money?”: Metals Surge As Ron Paul Smacks Bernanke

July 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY–ProspectingJournal.com–A short while ago, we issued an article on the gold boom in Nicaragua and the bright future this precious metal faces as a result of the global economic turmoil. Highlighted in the article were companies we thought worth following, given their placement on Nicaragua’s soon-to-explode Gold Belt, such as Golden Reign Resources (TSXV: GRR), [...]

Not-So Funny Money: Gold as a Reliable Standard . . . The Gold Standard as Inevitable

Not-So Funny Money: Gold as a Reliable Standard . . . The Gold Standard as Inevitable

May 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GUEST COMMENTARY—LarryMylesReports.com—Who would have thought even a few short years ago that investing in bank stocks and sovereign debt would turn out to be considered an exercise in risk and ruin! Conversely, who would ever have imagined that by practicing a disciplined due diligence process and paying heed to common-sense fundamentals, investing in junior and [...]

GOLD BREAKS $1500: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCH BULLISHNESS

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – While the bears are out there circling and declaring the precious metals market to be yet another bubble waiting to be burst like the infamous tulip-bulb market, the price of gold broke through a major psychological barrier today. Intraday prices flirted with and finally broke the $1500/oz price point yesterday, while [...]

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