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A Hard Money Revolt

Gold Standard

03/18/2013Mises Daily Articles
The catch is that in order to file an appeal, the plaintiff has to pay a fee of two dollars. Justice Mahoney, O happy day, refused to accept the appeal because Federal Reserve Notes, which of course constituted the fee, are not lawful money. Only gold and silver coin, affirmed the judge, can be...

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Germany Repatriates Its Gold

Global EconomyGold StandardMoney and Banking

01/31/2013Mises Daily Articles
Several Austrian economists respond to the German Central Bank's move to repatriate its foreign-held gold...

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German Gold

The FedFree MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

12/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
The greatest threat to worldwide prosperity is the complete collapse of what little remains of free-market capitalism.

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A Golden Path: Reply to Professor Cochran

Free MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

12/04/2012Mises Daily Articles
In no way was our essay intended to imply that central-bank control of gold-backed money was the point at which we desired monetary reform to cease.

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Gold Bugs and Anti-Gold Bugs

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipGold StandardMonetary Theory

11/26/2012Mises Daily Articles
The argument over gold is a replay of the arguments of Adam Smith against the arguments of the mercantilists.

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"Fool's Gold" Standards

Free MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

11/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
What is ultimately desired is a return to a market-chosen money — gold or silver money, not a gold- or silver-"backed" money...

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Answering the Same Old Arguments Against Sound Money

Money and BanksGold Standard

10/26/2012Audio/Video
Presented at the Mises Circle in Manhattan, hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and sponsored by the Story Garschina Charitable Fund, and Anonymous Donor. Recorded on Friday, 14 September 2012, at the Metropolitan Club in New York City.

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A Golden Opportunity

Global EconomyGold Standard

10/22/2012Mises Daily Articles
Germany could prove to the world that a gold-backed money is not only possible but desirable.

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Keynesianism vs. the Gold-Coin Standard

Gold StandardOther Schools of Thought

08/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
Duncan Weldon of the London <em>Guardian</em> provides a highly useful summary of the Keynesian case — a fine mixture of familiar old canards and creative new errors...

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Why Gold?

Free MarketsGold StandardInterventionism

07/05/2012Mises Daily Articles
Austrians wish to extend their laissez-faire views to the creation and sale of a specific commodity: money.

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