Naysayers and Dr’s of Gloom keep chanting the same song of doom that all paper money will cease to exist one day and that everyone will revert to the gold and silver standard in the not too distant future. In a rebellious or romantic manner, this story has a nice ring to it. However, these people are about 1000 years too late and second of all, they are in sore need of a mental check up. One must always pay attention to what the masses are embracing or willing to embrace. The masses are not even aware that Gold was once considered money and most of them will rebel at the notion of having to return to the Gold standard. The Gold standard did not prevent theft and outright robbery; bankers were known for shaving gold coins and other shenanigans
No one wants to run around with a heavy sack of gold or silver coins to purchase the things they desire or need. We live in a world where if it’s not convenient it’s not embraced and the Gold standard is not convenient at all.
Another reason why this will never take place shortly is that 90% of the current generation is brain dead when it comes to understanding the true function of gold. In fact, one can state that they don’t even understand the true function of money. In particular aspects, this generation has received what amounts to a frontal lobotomy regarding education, hard money, and inflation. (Hard assets are gold, silver, palladium, antiques, collectables, timber, etc. )
What might unfold one day is that individual governments will decide it’s time to back their money with a basket of commodities say oil, gold, silver, palladium, etc. It does not necessarily have to rotate around one commodity; this will give investors all over the world the confidence to change their money into this country’s currency. Three nations are in a position to do this United States (but they have embarked on the “we are the toughest and we know it all mission” and hence the chances of them implementing it are at the moment slim at best). The other two nations are China and Russia; Russia is technically in a better position when one looks at things from a resource perspective but when one takes a strategic look at things the main country that comes to mind is China. In approximately 30 years they have achieved more than most nations have in 90 years and they continue to progress at a rapid fire rate. They understand the fact that real democracy is nothing but a fallacy whereby idiots are elected into power and these idiots then have to cater to the morons that elected them in the first place. Thus, a perfectly prosperous country gradually becomes nothing but one huge welfare state.
Thus, our advice to our subscribers is not to worry about this nonsense when there are very little facts to support these assumptions. A full generation would have to be financially wiped out before this concept becomes embedded in the mental psyche of the masses. Until then the best way to preserve one’s wealth is to invest in assets that inflate at a faster rate than the governments are inflating the money supply. One way to do this is to make sure you have a portion of your money in Gold and or Silver bullion. We cast a more favourable eye on silver also known as the poor man’s Gold.
In the end, who cares if the governments are inflating the money supply (as in reality there is very little one can do to stop them and if one cannot do anything to stop them then why worry over nonsense); the only thing we care as investors is that we do not want to catch a falling dagger. So let them inflate away for there is a secret benefit to inflation; certain assets over compensate for the rate of inflation by a huge factor. Thus, for example, the government might inflate the money supply say by 10% a year but certain assets could rise by 30%-100% a year.
The problem we have now is that most central bankers have embarked on the concept of “devalue or die” as they compete to make their products the most affordable in the world markets. The best thing would be for them to all sit on the same table and decide on a fixed rate of inflation. As the real definition of inflation is an increase in the supply of money; they could all decide to inflate their respective money supplies at the same rate. However such a simple concept is beyond the foresight of most central bankers; thus, make sure you have some insurance and the best way to do this is to own a bit of Silver and or Gold bullion. The way to end the problem is to put the following rules into play
Is there a viable Solution? Yes, there is
There is a very simple solution that can quickly end the current mess without reverting to the Gold standard
- The power banks have of creating money out of thin air should be eliminated. This means that they should not be allowed to lend money they do not have. Now via the fractional banking system, they can create nine new dollars for every dollar of deposit they have. This outright theft, they are creating money they don’t have and charging a fortune for it.
- All Governments should be banned from creating debt. Before any new project is approved the government should have the money to pay for it
Other small refinements can be added, but if those two important rules are enacted, we won’t need the Gold standard. We have inflation and artificial boom and bust cycles because bankers control the money supply. Cut their supply and the dirty game comes to an end
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