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Category: Fiat Currency

The analysis published under this category are as follows.

Currencies

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Weighing Alternative World Reserve Currencies to the U.S. Dollar / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Bryan_Rich

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe dollar has suffered a landslide of scrutiny and negative sentiment over the past eight months. Yet just nine months ago it was the currency that every investor and central banker in the world wanted to own! The world economy was on the ropes, and the dollar represented safety.

Since then, fear has gradually abated, optimism has returned and this dollar, safe-haven trade has been reversing.

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Currencies

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

What Has Government Done to the U.S. Dollar? / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Mike_Hewitt

Best Financial Markets Analysis Article"No legal tender law is ever needed to make men take good money; its only use is to make them take bad money." (Stephen T. Byington)

The U.S. dollar has changed from being a paper certificate for a tangible asset to a fiat currency - a paper note declared legal tender. By looking at the history of American paper money one can clearly see the distinction.

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Currencies

Friday, November 13, 2009

Expansion of Global Fiat Currencies / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Mike_Hewitt

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe expansion of global currencies has exceeded nine percent over the last year.

This essay investigates which currencies are contributing the most to this development. One hundred currencies from 95 sovereign nations and five monetary unions have been examined.

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Politics

Thursday, November 12, 2009

How the Fed Helped Fund World War I / Politics / Fiat Currency

By: John_Paul_Koning

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleGovernments can pay their bills in three ways: taxes, debt, and inflation. The public usually recognizes the first two, for they are difficult to hide. But the third tends to go unnoticed by the public because it involves a slow and subtle reduction in the value of money, a policy usually unarticulated and complex in design.

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Economics

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Money, Inflation and Uncertainty / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Gary_North

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThree decades ago, I was visiting a friend. He was a graduate of the Harvard Business School. He was beginning a successful career as an entrepreneur. We were outside, watching his son play. His son was about five years old. "Robbie," he said, "why does daddy have to go to work every day?" "To buy money," Robbie replied. "No, Robbie. I go to work to earn money."

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Economics

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Fed Attempts to Export Inflation Will Fail / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Gary_North

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIf you think people are confused about monetary affairs inside the borders of the nation they live in, you should listen to their explanations of money outside the country, beginning with the idea of "money outside the country."

If you read the financial press, you will run across this phrase: "exported inflation." We never hear the terms "imported deflation" or "exported deflation."

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Economics

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Why Purchasing Power is More Important than Investment Profits / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Dr_Jeff_Lewis

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleGrowing your money is not the most important element of wealth. In fact, growth should come secondary to the preservation of wealth and purchasing power. Too often do investors get distracted with nominal changes in their personal wealth only to find that the thousands of dollars they have collected is worth considerably less than it was when the initial investment was made.

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Economics

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

What is Money and How Does One Measure It? / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Mike_Shedlock

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMoney is a difficult subject. There is much confusion as to what it is. There is even more confusion as to the best way to measure it. Yet, before we can measure it, we have to define it.

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Currencies

Friday, October 30, 2009

Forgotten Fiat Currency Anniversary, One Hundred Years of Legal Tender / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Professor_Emeritus

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleAn Address at a Fund-Raising Dinner for the benefit of the Ficino School, Auckland, New Zealand October 28, 2009

The year 2009 will most likely expire without commemorating the centenary of a most momentous event in history that figures prominently as the main cause of the Great Financial Crisis of the century. This event was the so-called legal tender legislation in 1909. The bank notes of both the Banque de France and the Reichsbank of Germany were made legal tender by law, first in France and then, a very short time later, also in Imperial Germany. The rest of the world followed suit. In this way all roadblocks were removed in the way of financing the coming world war through credits and monetizing the resulting debt through the issuance of bank notes.

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Currencies

Monday, October 19, 2009

Central Banks Systematically Destroying Hard Earned Wealth Through Fiat Currencies / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Captain_Hook

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleHuman beings are not designed to think in terms of loss, or at minimum, are not built to deal with it well psychologically. And if you look around one can see this in how we have structured our modern day society, with the economy counting on steady and consistent growth even if its not to be. Of course even though it’s not to be, we humans would prefer to be optimistic, and lie about the reality of the situation. Here, because of this desire, our bureaucracy feels they have sufficient license to lie about the economy in increasing measure; whatever it takes to avoid loss – loss of wealth, loss of jobs, and most importantly loss of the fictitious wealth most have saved in fictitious dollars ($’s). Oh yes, naturally when we speak of bureaucracy we cannot ignore the desire for power within the formula, however for our purposes we lump all these desires into one easily understandable obsession, that being the desire to increase and maintain one’s wealth, where today, this also means at any cost unfortunately.

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Economics

Saturday, October 17, 2009

The Importance of Gresham's Money Law and Fed Bad Money / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Gary_North

Best Financial Markets Analysis Article"Bad money drives out good money." This aphorism has been known as Gresham's Law for almost 500 years. Sir Thomas Gresham never said it exactly like this. The statement is wrong in its familiar form.

Bad money does not drive out good money in a free market. The free market rewards producers of customer-satisfying products and services. Good money drives out bad money on a free market. The definition of bad money is money that the free market refuses to use. Gresham's law, as stated, is incorrect. The opposite is true.

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Economics

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Economists are Committed to the Expansion of Fiat Counterfeit Money / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Gary_North

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleWhen someone announces the discovery of a new oil field, most people rejoice. There are exceptions. Owners of existing oil wells don't. Growth-hating environmentalists don't. But for most people, a new oil field means an additional supply of a scarce resource. It means slightly lower prices for the resource. What is good for the person who owns the oil field is good for almost everyone else.

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Economics

Monday, October 12, 2009

The End of Money and the Future of Civilization / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Richard_C_Cook

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIt’s too late for anyone to pretend that the U.S. government, whether under President Barack Obama or anyone else, can divert our nation from long-term economic decline. The U.S. is increasingly in a state of political, economic, and moral paralysis, caught as it were between the “rock” of protracted recession and the “hard place” of terminal government debt.

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Economics

Monday, October 05, 2009

Currency Crisis Lesson from War Ravaged Iraq / Economics / Fiat Currency

By: Edward_Gonzalez

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThere has been much ado concerning the Federal Reserve's doubling of the monetary base this past year. Many believe a currency crisis or hyperinflation of the dollar is imminent. Some go as far as to say that this crisis will destroy America.

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Currencies

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The Supply of Oxen at the IMF / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Professor_Emeritus

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleSome years ago I penned a paper with the title "The Supply of Oxen at the Fed". I am indebted to Alan Greenspan for a great line in one of his speeches, entitled The History of Money, from where I borrowed my title. He wrote: "If fiat money falters, we may have to go back to oxen as our medium of exchange. In that event, I trust, the Federal Reserve will have an adequate inventory of oxen." My article was designed to reassure Mr. Greenspan that the supply of oxen at the Fed was very secure indeed, in no small measure due to his stewardship.

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Currencies

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Governments Competing to Keep Their Currencies Weak / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Bryan_Rich

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleMany governments are warning about the risks that may undermine economic recovery. And a lot of that concern is surrounding the value of their currency.

Since March, most currencies have risen sharply against the U.S. dollar. As investor appetite for risk has progressively improved, there has been less demand for the safe haven value of holding dollars and more demand for higher risk/higher return foreign currency denominated investments.

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Currencies

Friday, September 11, 2009

Axel Merk Makes a Case for Diversified Currency Funds / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: The_Gold_Report

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleHaving pioneered the currency asset class as head of Merk Investments, LLC, Axel Merk suggests that these times�with inflation looming, the U.S. dollar failing, equity markets remaining volatile and economic recovery stumbling�might call for investors to further diversify their portfolios with baskets of foreign currencies. Axel, who strongly recommends The Gold Report as a "brilliant resource" in his about-to-be released book (Sustainable Wealth: Achieving Financial Security in a Volatile World of Debt and Consumption), looks at the wider picture too. For instance, he tells us that while a world reserve currency is impractical, ungovernable, unworkable and unlikely, diversification within each country's reserves would make sense in the global economy.

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Currencies

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Driving a Fiat Currency into a Tree / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: LewRockwell

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleRichard Daughty writes: Floy Lilley at the Mises Institute, in her essay at LewRockwell.com, notes that the gold-standard dollar “provided us with nothing less than relative peace and prosperity over a span of 136 years” until that fateful year, 1913.

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Currencies

Friday, August 28, 2009

A New World Currency, The Valun Mutual Money Plan As Conceived By E. C. Riegel / Currencies / Fiat Currency

By: Christopher_Quigley

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleThe current economic crisis has brought into broad focus the failings of Government issued money. As pointed out brilliantly by E. C. Riegel in "Flight From Inflation" and "A New Approach To Freedom", the failure of a fiat currency is that it is issued by institutions that provide no enterprise value and thus cause inflation. Inflation is a tax, pure and simple. Debt monetization is deferred bankruptcy. Bankruptcy leads to usurpation. Usurpation can only lead to either of two ends: war or tyranny. Tyranny will take either of three forms: Socialism, Communism or Fascism. All three metastasize through political money. Its enemy is enterprise money.

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Commodities

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Take Gold as U.S. Dollar and Euro Both Set to Fall / Commodities / Fiat Currency

By: Money_and_Markets

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleClaus Vogt writes: In 1999 Europe started a unique monetary experiment by introducing a common fiat currency, the euro. Today, the euro is legal tender in 22 countries. There are, however, huge disparities between the economies and policies of these countries, which makes for equally huge conflicts of interest. This was one of the main concerns of the euro’s opponents before its introduction.

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