Why Politicians Really Hate the Gold Standard

Ralph Benko

While so many modern politicians and economists dismiss gold as a "barbarous relic," there are still plenty of well-meaning supporters of the yellow metal who advocate a return to the gold standard. Ralph Benko explains, why opponents of it are so vehemently against its return and why it's still the best form of money the world has ever known. Read on...


The Long-Term Case for Bitcoin

Steve Patterson

Bitcoin may (or may not) be just a passing fad. Only time will tell. But for those who insist that Bitcoin is not currency are seriously mistaken about what a currency is. Steve Patterson explores this topic and explains why Bitcoin may actually have many properties that might make it viable in the long run. Read on...


Extra!Jim Rogers: I’m Optimistic About the U.S. Dollar

Jason Farrell

Rogers has shifted his currency strategy, now believing that "currency turmoil" around the world will lead investors to flee to the relative security of dollars. "To my astonishment, I'm optimistic about the U.S. dollar, which I've been terribly pessimistic about for years."