Monetary Policy

Physical Gold, Paper Gold, Digital Gold: Will Scarcity Finally Rule in...

An unexpected outbreak of the latest military conflict between Israel and the Palestinians on October 7, 2023 was once again sending...
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A New Type of Financial Crisis–The Destabilizing Effects of Floating...

Over 28 years, four international financial crises occurred: the Latin American, the Japanese, the East Asian, and the Global Financial Crisis....
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From Fixed to Floating–The Fall of the Bretton Woods System

On every dollar, the US government used to print “Redeemable in gold on demand from the US Treasury,” a statement of...
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A Visual History of Gold (and Silver): Money, a Barbarous Relic, a Go-...

There are rumors circulating in the financial community that the BRICS countries are poised to announce the creation of a new...
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The Myth of “Good” Inflation and “Bad” Deflation

The myth that inflation is a “good” thing has become quite deeply entrenched over the past decades. Its proponents insist that...
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Money Is Power, Power to the People! A Call for a Decentralized Moneta...

Money Creation and Economic Growth Jerome Powell, the current head of the U.S. central bank, revealed that he liked this job. “Yes, …...
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Silicon Valley Bank, Credit Suisse, Archegos: The Risk of Achieving No...

In recent weeks the world of finance has been shaken by events on both sides of the Atlantic. First, several regional...
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In the Long Run Long-Term Government Bonds Are Safe, But We Are a Long...

Earlier in the year the Swiss National Bank, Switzerland’s central bank, released its latest report. While reading the news covering the...
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A Lottery Ticket to the “Green World”: A Deeper Look into the “G...

The transition towards a “green economy” has so often been discussed recently at all levels that one would imagine it is...
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How to Become Rich the Swiss Way: Applying Macroeconomics and Geopolit...

The currency market, also known as the foreign exchange market, has recently reached a significant milestone with the exchange rate of...
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The Gold Standard, the Golden Jubilee, and the Role of Gold in an Inve...

It came as no surprise to me that in today’s information-saturated world the jubilee of one of the most important economic events...
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Fiscal Policy v. Monetary Policy

If you want to understand taxes, inflation, spending and interest rates, you should know the difference between fiscal policy and monetary...
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