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World Reserve Currencies: What Happened During Previous Periods of Transition?
 

World Reserve Currencies: What Happened During Previous Periods of Transition?

  The decline of the US dollar hegemony is ever so clear today and this article aims to provide the reader with what exactly happened during past periods of reserve currency transitions. Historically, when a reserve currency transitioned over to a new one, it marked a pivotal change for the world. The economic paradigm shifted […]

Ways to Solve The National Debt – Donation?

All this debate about the government shutdown and the debt ceiling recently, I decided to write an entertaining alternative on how to solve the US National debt problem. Why don’t we donate money to pay it off? In the fiscal year 2012, the US Treasury received $7,749,618.27 in donations from people wanting to pay down […]

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Take Your Money Out of the Bank

This short video is of interest to anyone who wants to preserve their wealth. In Cyprus where banks outright confiscated depositors money, is an event that can happen even in Canada or the US. As mentioned in the video, the Canadian 2013 Federal Economic Action Plan, introduced a so called “bail-in” scheme to help protect […]

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Use 100:1 Leverage on Gold Prices to Build A Fortune

In the recent month’s, the price of gold, equities, treasuries and oil have been very volatile and are creating fortunes for some traders. Traders equipped with the right system, techniques and money management can also profit from Gold prices going down or up. With Ava Trader you can trade forex with 200:1 leverage and gold/oil/index’s […]

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Enter to Win a 1oz Silver Coin

Economic Reason is conducting a survey to get a better understanding of you, its readers, to launch future products that will cater to your needs. The survey will take less than 5 minutes to complete. In return, your name will be entered into a draw to win a 1oz silver coin from Sprott Money. Take […]

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Paper Silver Price Retesting April 2013 Lows: What about the Physical Price?

The paper price for silver appears to be retesting its April low of $22.09. However, when the silver price reached this price back in mid-April, the physical price was approximately $25 USD/oz for about a day until physical demand dried up all the supply in the market–which consequently drove up the premiums back to $28/oz. […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: May 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of April 2013. Generally, positive gains in prices were seen in all sectors and regions for the month of April, with exception to Regina. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: April 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of March 2013. Generally mixed readings of small gains in prices were seen in all sectors and regions for the month of march. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada gained […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Price Statistics: March 2013

Here are the latest price statistics for Canada’s housing market. Price statistics refer to the updated numbers for the month of February 2013. Generally mixed readings of small losses and gains were seen in all sectors and regions for this month. The aggregate price for all sectors and major regions in Canada ticked upward in […]

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Skyscraper Index – Will China’s Completion of “World’s Tallest Skyscraper” Mark The Next Global Economic Crisis?

Over-saturated real-estate activity reflects over-saturated markets. Eventually, optimism runs dry and the period marked by over-exuberance recedes, and we notice the good times are over. What’s one way to track this? The Skyscraper Index. Skyscraper Index The Skyscraper Index, developed in 1999 by Andrew Lawrence of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, shows that the world’s tallest buildings have risen on […]

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The New World Reserve Currency: The Cobra Gold Dollar

Here is a humorous addendum–purely for entertainment purposes–to my past articles about the US dollar collapse and the black swan events (Part 1 and Part 2). The acclaimed G.I. JOE cartoon show “Money to Burn” features a funny solution for the constant manipulation and debasement of the US dollar. Go figure, the so-called “bad guy” […]

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