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Why Gold Is Money

by Henry Pimentel on March 22, 2016

Why Gold Is Money

By Doug Casey

It’s an unfortunate historical anomaly that people think about the paper in their wallets as money. The dollar is, technically, a currency. A currency is a government substitute for money. But gold is money.

Now, why do I say that?

Historically, many things have been used as money. Cattle have been used as money in many societies, including Roman society.

Debt Is Not Money

by Henry Pimentel on March 22, 2016

Why Debt Is Not Money

Casey Research founder Doug Casey explained why gold is uniquely suited for use as money. Today, Doug explains why today’s debt-based paper currency is not real money…


Gold’s main use, contrary to the belief of some, isn’t in jewelry or dentistry—although those uses are important. Its main use has almost always been as money.

This Is the Only Way to Buy Gold Without the Government Tracking You

If you’re buying gold right now…the government could be tracking you.

If you’re buying gold, you’re likely not doing it to make money. You’re buying it to make sure you don’t wake up poor one day.

A “Perfect Storm” Is Brewing in the Silver Market

The price of silver just hit a three-month high…

Silver is surging after hitting a six-year low last month. It’s climbed for six days straight, and is now up 8.7% since last Wednesday.

Silver no longer the poor man’s gold

New industrial uses for the precious metal could result in demand surging. Silver has been mined for thousands of years. But for most of the 20th century it was the poor man’s precious metal, its value eclipsed by the enduring lure of gold.

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