27
Jul

I Was A Guest On the Blogtalkradio Show The Optimistic Bear Talking About Gold and Deflation

I was a guest last night on the Blogtalkradio show, “The Optimistic Bear” with host Michael Surkan. It was a great show and the topics of discussion were gold, deflation, Austrian Economics, and a critique of mainstream financial advice including Modern Portfolio Theory and the Prudent Man Rule. The link to listen is here: http://surkanstance.blogspot.com/2010/07/this-week-on-bear-radio-gold-as.html – Specifically we discussed my …

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16
Jul

Is the U.S. Following in Japan’s Deflationary Footsteps? Part 2

In Part 2, I will address the 5, 10 and 30 year yields of the Japanese Government Bonds (JGB) and U.S. Dollar T-Bonds first and speak to the likeliness the U.S. will follow the Japan example of increasing Debt as a percentage of GDP to fight the deflationary credit contraction occurring. I’ll then correlate the four areas discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 with contemplations on how gold priced in U.S. Dollars will perform moving forward.

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19
Aug

How Gold Would Be Used In Hyperinflation

Gold, during the time of a hyperinflation scenario, unlike paper money, would be “perceived” as having value as it has for centuries. The U.S. dollar however, wouldn’t have any perceived value under this scenario. So a better question to answer would be, what would you use as a medium of exchange sans gold since no one will want U.S. dollars?

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