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Portfolio Manager Greg Orrell: 'My Belief in Gold Has Not Wavered'

Portfolio Manager Greg Orrell: 'My Belief in Gold Has Not Wavered'

The Gold Report: How has your bullish view on the gold sector evolved as a series of crises has jolted both the international stock market and the price of gold?

Greg Orrell:First off, my belief in gold as a monetary asset has not wavered. Japan basically admitted that it is bankrupt with its ...

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Come Back to Gold

Come Back to Gold

Excerpted from chapter 11 of Omnipotent Government by Ludwig von Mises.]

The gold standard was an international standard. It safeguarded the stability of foreign exchange rates. It was a corollary of free trade and of the international division of labor. Therefore those who favored etatism ...

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9,646 Reasons to Dislike the Internet Sales Tax

9,646 Reasons to Dislike the Internet Sales Tax

The U.S. Senate is debating the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act. It’s a bill that would result in the taxation of Internet sales, driving up costs for consumers. The legislation cleared a procedural hurdle Monday and could have a floor vote by Thursday.

This is a classic case of where the ...

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Hugo Salinas Price on Gold and the Potential for '500 Years of Darkness'

Hugo Salinas Price on Gold and the Potential for '500 Years of Darkness'

The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Hugo Salinas Price.

Introduction: Hugo Salinas Price is a successful, retired businessman who lives in Mexico. He has been a follower of the Austrian School of Economics since his youth. He has written three books in Spanish on ...

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Regulation and Law of Regulatory Impact

Regulation and Law of Regulatory Impact

Let’s begin with:

Goodman’s Law of Regulatory Impact: most economic regulation, most of the time, imposes social costs on people without changing any fundamental behavior.

Take something really far out. Suppose we repealed the law against murder. Would the murder rate go up or down? For the vast, ...

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Man, Economy, and Seoul

Man, Economy, and Seoul

Picture a mono-racial New York metropolitan area with a fraction of the murders, if you can. Add in unreadable signs and buildings and infrastructure completed in 1960 or later. Then you might have a picture Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea and, quite possibly, the new center of global ...

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“Tax Expenditures”: Not Taxing Is Allegedly Spending

“Tax Expenditures”: Not Taxing Is Allegedly Spending

Runaway government spending is among the most important economic problems of our time. It is absolutely urgent that it be brought under control and progressively reduced until it is sufficient to provide for no more than the essential government functions of defense and justice. Only then will the ...

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The Marxist Roots of Obama’s War on the Middle Class

The Marxist Roots of Obama’s War on the Middle Class

How many times have you heard President Obama express concern for the middle class? More than you can count, I’m sure. If you are in the middle class, Obama’s frequent mentions of you should make you very worried. A key part of Obama’s modus operandi is his habitual use of verbal ...

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Central Banking Is Central Planning

Central Banking Is Central Planning

A book review in the Wall Street Journal by associate professor of economics at San Jose State University Jeffrey Hummel entitled "The New Central Planning" tends to confirm the perspective that the Federal Reserve is under continued attack. The upshot may be a new monetary ...

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