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Economic Inequality and the 20-80 Law

Written by Gary North on February 9, 2012

When a Leftist starts analyzing the economy, get ready for a call for government intervention. The failure — every failure –mis a market failure. The cure — every cure — is for more government intervention. In 1897,¬†Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist teaching in a Swiss university, announced his discovery: in every European economy he studied, […]

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As Gold Climbs Higher, Procrastinators Agonize, but Owners Sleep Better.

Written by Gary North on February 3, 2012

Gold is over $1750 per ounce. To track gold’s price, 24×7, go here: http://www.garynorth.com/public/department32.cfm The volatility of gold over the past two months has been high. It was as low as $1530 in late December. It has risen by over¬† $200. This scares off procrastinators. I wrote this on January 30. ________________________________________________ Across the nation, […]

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Why Don’t We End the Fed?

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

Answer: because we are not in charge. My old friend Jeff Tucker has written a dynamite article on ending the Federal Reserve. It’s in a newsletter called Whiskey and Gunpowder, which publishes dynamite articles. He is happy that a public debate over the FED is in progress. But he wonders why there is any debate […]

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Will Mainstream Funds Start Buying Gold in 2012?

Written by Gary North on January 27, 2012

Jim Sinclair has been in the gold-related investment industry for 40 years. He has watched it rise and fall and rise again. He is convinced that the Federal Reserve’s announcement on January 25 was a turning point. He thinks it announced endless fiat money. He thinks that mainstream companies will now be buyers. This includes […]

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Gold as a Crisis Hedge

Written by Gary North on January 20, 2012

There are millions of investors who still sit on the sidelines, wondering if they should buy gold. I have said yes, beginning in October of 2001. This man agrees. With gold closing above the critical $1,650 level and silver above $30, today King World News interviewed the man who told clients in 2002, when gold […]

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Tall Skyscrapers and Big Crashes: Get Ready

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2012

Did you know that there is a tight correlation between the completion of the world’s tallest skyscraper and either a recession or a depression within a year or two? Well, there is. Dr. Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute published an article on this in 2005. Worldwide, real estate peaked in 2006. Then came the […]

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Loss of Faith in the Federal Reserve Is Spreading

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2012

For almost a century, the Federal Reserve has been given the benefit of the doubt by Congress. The voters had not heard about it. Today, this is changing. Most voters don’t have an opinion, but literate voters do. This view is turning negative. Alan Greenspan resigned just five years ago. Those were the good old […]

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