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Over 35 years experience working in oil and gas accounting with privately held oil and gas producing companies. Also have a blog that covers monetary system issues and the potential for major future monetary system change. (http://lonestarwhitehouse.blogspot.com/)  - email: ... more

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IBM/OMFIF Report On Central Bank Digital Currencies
While there are constantlyarticles suggesting that major changes by central banks or the IMF are imminent in regards to converting to either central bank digital currencies or even an "e-SDR", this report clearly lays out where this really stands.
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Jim Rickards On Modern Monetary Theory
The Modern Monetary Theory proposal is making some headway in some political circles. Jim Richards has weighed in on the debate and here I share some of his thoughts and my own comments.
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Unintended Consequence Of QE Policies?
Did the creation of massive amounts of liquidity by the Fed acting as lender of last resort create the impression in the general public that government spending and government debt don't matter anymore?
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How Is The Petro Yuan Contract Doing?
The petro yuan contracts began trading for oil. This allows traders to buy and sell oil contracts based on the yuan rather than US dollars. Will this impact the US dollar in its role as the global reserve currency?
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Fintech Innovation - Where Is It Headed?
Right now we are in the middle of the technology battle for universal adoption of an underlying ledger system that all banks and central banks can plug into.
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Gold Wars
Some new developments in the gold space that may indicate that interest in gold as some kind of alternative payments system might be increasing.
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Robert Pringle (Centralbanking.com) Talks About Central Banks, Money, And Where We Might Be Going In The Future
Robert Pringle has covered central bankers from inside the system for decades. Now he shares some insights on the impact of central banks and money on society.
Politics Aside - What Do We Watch In 2020? - The Fed (Plus Jim Rickards Thoughts)
We need to watch all this new money creation going on at the Fed as we head into an election year. Jim Rickards offers his thoughts on it as well.
Earth Reserve Assurance - A Sound Money Framework
Economist Joseph Potvin proposes a new framework based on valuing resources long term for monetary system reform.
Off Topic - Family Health Issue
Family Health Issue - Liver Disease
Comparing Bitcoin/Cryptos To Using Credit Cards For Payments
This article compares using regular credit cards to cryptos like Bitcoin for making routine purchase payments.
Reaction To Facebook Libra - An Open Letter From Steve Forbes To Mark Zuckerberg
Steve Forbes writes an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg and says he should back the new Facebook Libra coin with gold.
Jim Rickards Discusses His New Book - "Aftermath"
Jim Rickards talks about his new book and offers an update on his forecast for events that could lead to major change.
Warren Coats (former IMF) Proposes Curreny Board Rules For The Federal Reserve
Dr. Warren Coats (retired IMF) proposes monetary system reform at the Federal Reserve and provides a brief Q&A style interview on his proposal.

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Education

Texas Tech University
BBA - Accounting
1974 / 1978
Accounting, Finance

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