“Fed Economic Outlook Sends Investors to Gold”

– August 11, 2010

“The Fed’s commitment to maintaining liquidity and its deteriorating growth outlook are broadly speaking bullish for gold,” said Standard Bank analyst Leon Westgate. Gold is often seen as a stronger store of value than equities and other commodities in …


“Gold Is Steady Ahead of Fed”

– August 9, 2010

“Spot gold was mostly flat early Monday in a quiet start to the week, as market participants await the Federal Reserve meeting Tuesday. Analysts said they expected the Fed’s comments this week to indirectly boost gold.” Read more. “Gold Is Steady Ahead …


“The Gold Standard: A Principled Case”

– July 20, 2010

“In recent months, we have witnessed fierce arguments between, on the one side, those who defend the current system of “fiat money,” in which, as John Maynard Keynes stated, money “is created and issued by the State, but is not convertible by law into …


“The euro: love it or leave it?”

– May 6, 2010

“The world economy is continually changing, but one constant is dissatisfaction with the euro. Toward the beginning of the decade, the main complaint was that the euro was too weak for booming economies like Ireland. Now the complaint is that it is too …


“The Free-Coinage Scheme is Impracticable at Every Point”

– April 27, 2010

“The amount of circulating cash of all kinds in the hands of the people at the present time is about nine hundred millions. If the dollar was reduced to half its present value, and if allowance was made for reserves, two thousand million silver dollars …


One Currency Doesn’t Require “One Europe”

– March 19, 2010

 The creation of the euro was either the greatest historic achievement of the last century—or its worst delusion. Not to be glib, but the answer is both: The euro represents a magnificent step toward fulfilling money’s highest purposes—to serve as …


“Competitve Currencies, Legal Restrictions and the Origins of the Fed”

– March 17, 2010

“In the last several years, economists have produced numoerous studies examining both the theoretical operations and historical manifestations of unregulated banking systems. Recent examples of historical investigations are the studies by L. White (47) …


“Sound Money: The Impossible Dream?”

– March 16, 2010

“Our gold standard money didn’t fail us in 1913; it was murdered. Did it deserve to die? What was its crime? It had provided us with nothing less than relative peace and prosperity over a span of 136 years. It had not only retained one hundred percent …


“Gold and Economic Freedom”

– March 11, 2010

“An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense – perhaps more clearly and subtly than many consistent defenders of laissez-faire – that gold and economic freedom are i …


“The Gold Standard”

– February 19, 2010

Lawrence H. White speaks to students attending FEE’s 2009 Young Scholars Colloquium at Northwood University. To see the full video, please go here. “The Gold Standard” Lawrence H. White Young Scholars Colloquium, July 16, 2009. Via the Foundation for E …


Gold: The Protector and Creator of Jobs

– December 9, 2009

Gold: The Protector and Creator of Jobs For Sound Money Hugo Salinas Price


Silver Legislation Repealed

– June 17, 1963

Research Reports – 06/17/1963