Posts tagged 'gold standard'


Ron Paul's view on the gold standard, U.S. precious metals based economy

May 31, 2012
Presidential candidate Ron Paul has long been a supporter of a return to the gold standard for the United States.

Is the new gold standard here to stay?

February 27, 2012
Though the economy regained some of its stability in 2011 and is projected to continue to rebound moving forward, many lawmakers around the United States aren't convinced the dollar will ever reach the strength it held prior to 2008.

The end of the gold standard

October 27, 2011
From about 1880 to 1913, most countries adhered to gold as the standard backing currency.

Former Bush adviser predicts gold standard will return

October 12, 2011
Mass amounts of debt in U.S. households, unemployment and waning confidence in the strength of the U.S. dollar are factors that will help bring back the gold standard, a former advisor to President George W. Bush told a conference at a right-leaning think tank in the U.S. capital.

Gold Confiscation of 1933

August 5, 2010
Amidst the Great Depression, the United States government decided to remove itself from the gold standard.