The gold monetary system of past did not fail by fundamental design. Central bankers first perverted it with paper notes and leveraged markets. Finally, in 1971, government abandoned it due to their own overspending. The resulting fiat we have today will fail by design, it never had a chance. Money cannot be baseless and printed into infinity. Having a central authority issue money at will results in corruption, class disparity, and eventual hyperinflation. All of which progresses slowly and inconspicuously at first.
IAMGOLD Corporation today announced that it has made a strategic investment in Emergent Technology Holdings LP, a financial technology company that uses blockchain technology to track the provenance of responsibly sourced gold. IAMGOLD joins partners that include Sprott Inc., Valcambi sa and Yamana Gold Inc., in investing in EmTech’s innovative gold supply chain and digital token platform. EmTech’s Responsible Gold™ supply chain application is the only blockchain solution that automates the tracking of responsibly sourced gold from origin to vault.
The selling of US treasuries has been wildly popular and widely reported. China has been a seller for 3 months now. Japan has flipped to selling in August, now having the lowest amount since 2011. It should be of no surprise that Russia finally has no US treasuries, having sold off their remaining holdings as of August. Russia chooses to invest in gold instead. They are not alone, many countries are. Including most recently Poland and Hungry. Hungry has increased their domestic gold reserves ten-fold, to 31.5 tonnes in just the two weeks starting October 2018!
Many knew it all along; blockchain is secure, transparent, flexible, universal, efficient. Anyone not implementing mainstream blockchain today is being left in the dust, like a business still using file cabinets in 1999. One of the best use cases for blockchain is the banking industry. Nasdaq claimed blockchain has potential for reducing settlement time and risk exposures over 99% when the exchange implemented its own blockchain-based platform in 2015. At the time, former CEO of Nasdaq Bob Greifeld said…
There are many gold misconceptions distributed about. The propaganda is meant to keep us from buying gold. The Federal Reserve is a private institution representing the interests of 12 US banks. The Fed’s foremost agenda is to defend their banking system. Secondarily it represents broad economic interests as mandated by US Congress. Those objectives do not always work in harmony. Gold is the central bankers Achilles heel. Interest in gold means people are losing faith in the fiat.
India’s central bank is actively selling treasuries to buy gold as de-dollarization around the globe continues. by Gayatri Nayak of The Economic Times Of India MUMBAI, India — The Reserve Bank of India has bought gold for the first time in nearly a decade, signalling that the metal could be in […]
We’ve seen Venezuela, Austria, Germany, Hungry, and the Netherlands all repatriate their physical gold lately. According to the latest Fed data, gold stored at the NY Fed has dropped to a record low of 7,819 tons. 15.5 tons withdrawn between Jan-Feb 2018 alone. And the gold keeps leaving. As of this […]
JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and other major firms to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process. The investment bank said in a statement Friday that the trial, which took place on on Wednesday, mirrored a $150 million offering the same day […]
Banks have notoriously been steadfast in their opposition to cryptocurrencies, and this is for a very good reason. The peer-to-peer economic marketplace of digital currencies is a direct threat to the current financial monopoly held by banks and other financial institutions. Which is why it was surprising when an executive […]
Australia’s biggest gold refiner, the Perth Mint, is developing its own cryptocurrency backed by physical precious metals. The ambitious plan, which is subject to a confidentiality agreement, will make it easier for consumers to buy gold. AUDIO: Perth Mint chief executive Richard Hayes talks about plans to develop a crypto-gold product (ABC […]