The Gold Standard, the Golden Jubilee, and the Role of Gold in an Investment Portfolio

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It came as no surprise to me that in today’s information-saturated world the jubilee of one of the most important economic events of the last hundred years had passed almost unnoticed last year. Moreover, this was the jubilee in its original, biblical meaning when once in 50 years the sold and mortgaged lands were returned to their original owners, slaves and prisoners of war were freed, debts were forgiven, and the land rested from field work. (As you can see the Bible can serve as a good source of information for studying not only moral and ethical, but also financial and economic, and even…...

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Olegs Jemeljanovs, PhD, CFA A seasoned professional in the field of financial markets, investments and economic analysis with the crucial mix of private and public sector experience (large international lenders, private boutique banks, ministry of finance, central bank, financial regulator). Able to cover macroeconomic and microeconomic trends, short-term market moves and long-term economic cycles, the role of biology and psychology in finance. Have held both front-office, sales and analytical positions. If you want complex economic, financial, political, historical, sociological and psychological concepts to be explained in a simple and accessible way then you have certainly found the right website. If your consider the sense of humor to be important then you have definitely found the right man.