Archive for April, 2012

Robert Wenzel’s ‘David’ Speech Crushes Federal Reserve’s ‘Goliath’ Dream

Robert Wenzel’s ‘David’ Speech Crushes Federal Reserve’s ‘Goliath’ Dream
Submitted by Tyler Durden In perhaps the most courageous (and likely must-read for future economists) speech ever given inside the New York Fed’s shallowed hallowed walls, Economic Policy Journal’s Robert Wenzeldelivered the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth to the...
April 27th, 2012 | Blogs, Resources | Read More

The US Dollar Vs. Gold

The US Dollar Vs. Gold
by Jim Willie CB - Hat Trick Letter   The so-called Global Financial Crisis is a term so widely used that it has earned its own acronym of GFC. When first seen, it seemed like girl friend club or some such, since many friends use GF loosely to refer to sweethearts. The GFC is...
April 27th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Is There No Escape from the Euro?

Is There No Escape from the Euro?
by Philipp Bagus As I discussed recently, the costs and risks of maintaining the eurozone system are already immense and rising. So is an exit possible? Intuitively, the exit from the euro should be as easy as the entrance. Joining and leaving the club should be equally simple. Leaving is just undoing...
April 27th, 2012 | Future of Money, Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

Congratulations Video Contest Winners!

Congratulations Video Contest Winners!
The Sound Money Project is excited to announce the 2012 winners of the Sound Money video contest. Please join us in congratulating the winners, and don’t forget to watch all the videos!  1st place: “Dear Inflation, Please Go Away” By Micah Fitzkee   2nd place: “Money...
April 25th, 2012 | Contests, Video Contests | Read More

A Gold-based Currency Board, Please

A Gold-based Currency Board, Please
by Steve H. Hanke   This article appeared in the May 2012 issue of Globe Asia. Until early in the 20th century, gold played a central role in the world of money. Gold had an incredible run — almost three thousand years. And why not? After all, Professor Roy Jastram convincingly documents in The...
April 25th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More