Currency on Townhall

John Ransom - Mon May 20

I don’t believe in the Trilateral and Bilderberg conspiracies. But I do believe that our world leadership suffers from a severe case of intellectual, political and corporate inbreeding that’s led them to dangerous defects in their vision for which there is no cure but cultural, financial and social death. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sat May 18

Not only is the Hollande in praise of competitive currency debasement which mathematically cannot work if every country does it (not that it can work anyway without long-term consequences), he also wants to sell France government holdings "without ceding state control or influence over vital companies". ... more

Ralph Benko - Wed May 1

The gold price fell, dramatically, and now is bobbing about. Meanwhile, the prospects for implementing a 21st century gold standard continues to rise. Dramatically. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Tue Mar 12

Economist Nouriel Roubini is now actively proposing the ECB enter the global beggar-thy-neighbor currency wars as a solution to the eurozone crisis. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Mon Mar 11

Most people always envy athletes for their fame and money, but really they should envy their work ethic. Now I know they have it great, they play a game for a living and make millions of dollars, but it takes a lot of blood, sweat, and tears to get there. Unlike many in society, they have to to earn their success based on their merits, they weren’t given anything. ... more

Nathan Slaughter - Fri Mar 8

Silver may be trading well off its highs above $40 per ounce, but investment demand has never been stronger. That opening day marks the highest one-day tally in the history of the Silver Eagle program dating back to 1986. ... more

Peter Schiff - Thu Mar 7

Many have dubbed the last decade or so to be an era of easy money. As it turns out, that characterization may have been premature. Based on the new crop of central bankers who are primed to take control of the world's financial system, the age of truly easy money may be just getting started. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sun Mar 3

Given the world's central bankers are already in a currency war, a policy statement made by a deputy-governor of China's central bank should not come as a surprise. ... more

John Browne - Fri Mar 1

Singapore, alone, has been able to sustain genuine economic growth in the context of a strong national currency. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Mon Feb 18

The ECB wants a cheaper euro, the Fed wants a cheaper dollar, China wants a cheaper yuan, and Japan wants a cheaper yen. Mathematical reality says that's impossible, yet that is what every country wants to achieve. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Wed Feb 13

The government of Japan is not open to suggestions from anyone, not even its own central bank head who resigned before his term expired. ... more

Larry Kudlow - Tue Feb 12

To suggest that this is inflationary is a complete fantasy. It is aimed at stopping deflation. Over the past three years, nominal GDP in Japan has been roughly flat. In other words, total spending for the economy has been nil. ... more