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The Gold Standard

Yazan: spcblog | 10 February 2016 | Comments Off on The Gold Standard
Categories: Boullion Coins, History of Money, Investing

When you talk to anyone today about money, sooner or later the conversation turns to the United States and its use of a fiat currency, the dollar. Why did this change? In the earlier part of the 20th century, a dollar could be exchanged for gold or silver. Why did that stop? Why do governments […]