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Insights August 02, 2015 Alasdair Macleod

Gibson's Paradox

Gibson's paradox has defeated all the mainstream economists who have tried to resolve it, including Irving Fisher, John Maynard Keynes and M...

Insights March 02, 2014 Walt Sosnowski

The Science of Gold & Precious Metals

There is frequent debate about the valuation of any asset or asset class. Sometimes the debate is fierce, and few investment topics evoke a...

Insights May 01, 2013 Kristoffer Mousten Hansen

Mises’ battle against monetary socialism

It is more than 20 years since the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. One would think that the rest of the world...

Insights October 01, 2012 James Turk

The Aboveground Gold Stock

With the rising gold price this past decade, there has been some discussion about the size of gold's aboveground stock, but little recent an...

Insights June 01, 2012 Alasdair Macleod

Nowhere Left To Run

I make this speech in the earnest hope that Croatia, which has emerged from decades of totalitarianism, along with her neighbouring countrie...

Insights November 01, 2011 James Turk

Why Gold Will Go Above $11,000

In one important respect, gold is like any other asset. You want to buy it when it is undervalued, and sell it when the opposite is true ...

Insights October 03, 2011 James Turk

Barbarous Relic is Not What You Think

I am no fan of Keynesian economics. I find most Keynesian economic theories to be just plain wrong. But for the sake of truth and accuracy,...

Insights June 01, 2011 Wesley G. McCain, PhD, CFA

The Role of Gold in Staying Rich

All money in the world today, except gold, is someone else's liability. Consider a checking account: You deposit money. It is your asset, b...

Insights November 01, 2004 James Turk

The Evolution of Currency

Until the formation of the Bank of England in 1694, money and currency were one and the same. Money was a tangible asset and this asset itse...

Insights April 02, 2000 James Turk

Gold and the Internet: The Future...

It is both a pleasure and an honor to be at this annual meeting of the Gold Institute, and I would like to sincerely thank everyone at the G...