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Jeff Thomas is British and resides in the Caribbean. The son of an economist and historian, he learned early to be distrustful of governments as a general principle. Although he spent his career creating and developing businesses, for eight years, he penned a weekly newspaper column on the theme ... more

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Love It Or Leave?
Countries that are in the decline stages tend to lose their best and brightest. What happens is that as a country becomes more socialistic, it attracts thousands of new residents who are seeking free stuff. They wish to cash in to live off the state.
The Coke & Pepsi Of Precious Metals
Gold rose by 14% and silver rose by 45% in just a few weeks. Both soon corrected, but retrenched at numbers well above the July levels.
Say Hello To The Great Lockdown
Just prior to the turn of the millennium, I began to advise investors that the future would hold an economic crisis of epic proportions. At the time, I believed that it would begin between 2005 and 2010.
The Brain Drain
Is it coincidence that the greatest contributors to a society leave prior to a major decline, or does it simply seem that way after the fact – after they’ve been proven to be correct?
Farewell To Paper Money?
What if cash were eliminated? Everyone would have to have a bank account and use it for all transactions, giving bankers total control.
The Dancing Bears
A great deal of profit will be made by some gold investors, but the majority are likely to leave the floor with empty dance cards.
Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow
In 1871, a large portion of the city of Chicago burned to the ground. The Chicago Tribune attributed the fire to a cow owned by a Mrs. O’Leary. Somebody always has to be found to take the blame for catastrophe...
A Chicken In Every Pot
Collectivism will always eventually destroy the economy of any nation, no matter how great it may be. Is it historically supportable? Let’s visit a current example - Venezuela ..
Gold As A Hedge Against Hyperinflation: Does It Really Work?
Historical record shows gold's value keeps up during hyperinflation. Gold has not only matched hyperinflation rates but exceeded them.
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