A Foreign Policy of Freedom By Ron Paul Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, Inc., 2007 371 pages. $13.57 In The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler examined...
Gold is an important book. It has much to offer. It is well-written and easy to read. Its only flaw might be the author’s optimism. One doubts that a return to a gold standard – as desirable as it may be – is as inevitable as set forth in the book.
The clause stipulates that payment will be made in gold or in paper money equivalent to a certain amount of gold. A gold clause is like a plumb-line. It’s a method of protecting against the appreciation or depreciation of paper currency. Gold clauses keep contracts straight.
The Federal Reserve Bank – referred to simply as the Fed – has been the recipient of constant criticism ever since its inception in 1913. The Fed’s critics span the spectrum, from conspiracy/survivalist nuts to the AFL-CIO to congressmen and senators.
Make no mistake. This is a reference book. It’s the type of book that is probably required reading for graduate students at the Colorado School of Mines. In other words, this is not a book that one reads for entertainment. This is a book that one reads solely for the purpose of education. Which means only those closely associated with the mining industry would ever pick it up in the first place.
Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse By Thomas E. Woods...
Crash Proof 2.0 is more than a good read. It’s a quintessential read. Even if the reader disagrees with the author, the book provides important information every investor needs to think about.
The title of Jonathan Spall’s book is Investing in Gold. And it’s a good book. But it should be noted that Investing in Gold speaks more to the subject of why you should invest in gold rather than how to invest in gold. As Spall indicates in his introduction, “This book is written for the broadest possible spectrum of those interested in precious metals, from private individuals to central banks, from mining companies to hedge funds.”
Many knowledgeable individuals believe this is the best book ever written on money and credit. And they are probably right, for it has no peer, especially as concerns the Austrian school of economics. The book does, though, have two minor flaws, both of which concern readability. First, the book demands a certain degree of economic sophistication.
Gregory Weldon is the front man for Weldon Financial. And like David Byrne he has a knack for writing. Only Weldon doesn’t write lyrics. He writes investment advice – how-to-stuff. He wrote Gold Trading Boot Camp, which is a remarkable book.