Dec 2, 2013
Eric Sprott of Sprott Global recently wrote an "Open Letter to the World Gold Council," in which he reported in meticulous detail that gold demand is about 5,200 tons a year, approximately double the World Gold Council's reported amount.
Nov 1, 2013
John F. Kennedy stands far and away as the most popular of recent former presidents in the United States. A CNN poll in January 2011 found that 85 percent of Americans approved of JFK, with only 8 percent disapproving and 7 percent with no opinion.
Oct 1, 2013
President Kennedy was the last U.S. president who defended the traditional role of silver in U.S. coinage. His successor, Lyndon B. Johnson, sowed the seeds of future inflation with his "guns and butter" spending policies (paying for rising war and welfare costs at the same time).
Sep 1, 2013
At a time when federal spending is under intense scrutiny, analysts say it now costs the U.S. Mint roughly two cents – double face value – to make a single penny.
Aug 1, 2013
For more than three decades, Uncle Sam has been immersed in an on-again, off-again crusade to get the American public to stop using dollar bills and learn to accept small base-metal $1 coins instead.
Jul 1, 2013
Warren Buffett is a genius investor – in stocks. He knows how to read a balance sheet and find value in companies. But he admittedly doesn't invest in what he doesn't understand, and he doesn't "dig" gold.
Jun 3, 2013
High school cheerleaders, valedictorians and others recently have come under fire for invoking God's name on banners, speeches and public prayers. But thank God — and appellate judges — there's a simple, court-tested way to beat such attacks simply by looking at the money in your pockets.
May 1, 2013
New York Times economic columnist Paul Krugman is widely followed by the left. But his opinion pieces in The Times are sometimes clouded with errors and partisan politics, even while he boldly accuses the other side of gross errors in the service of partisan politics.