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Will the Euro collapse as well?

While I am pretty clear on the collapse of the USD, I am not quite sure about the impact it will have on other currencies worldwide, and in particular the Euro. My guess is that a collapse of the USD, will cause Eastern European countries to stop ...

Forum topic - johnbryson - Mar 22 2009 - 10:39am - 8 comments

...Currency Armageddon...

Below is article explaining currency madness of the Fed... Exponential Growth is spades?   Hyperinflation?  Massive societal/political Impacts? Currency Collapse seems assured.    Nichoman ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Mar 20 2009 - 6:55am - 3 comments

Education: 3 Videos Explaining US (and World) Currency Problems

Eric deCarbonnel at Market Skeptics has excellent videos, posted 5 March, explaining using data the problems leading toward the premise of upcoming currency collapse, bankruptcy, hyperinflation and so on. Total Time is about 30 ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Mar 7 2009 - 10:55am - 0 comments

Food-Back Currency

Perhaps some of you are familiar with Jason Bradford's "Reality Report", a long-format interview podcast on issues related to energy descent. (Featuring luminaries like, uh, Chris Martenson.) I just ran across this interesting post by him ...

Forum topic - alawrence - Mar 5 2009 - 10:20pm - 3 comments

Gold bubble?

What makes gold so reliable as currency? Does it really have so much intrinsic value as to be used instead of money? How much of the gold price is value and how much is vested confidence? Doesn't seem much more different to me than ...

Forum topic - mihaibarsan - Feb 20 2009 - 1:48pm - 28 comments

European currency collapse approaching tipping point?

From an article by Ambrose Evens-Pritchard in today's Weekly Telegraph: " This is much worse than the East Asia crisis in the 1990s," said Lars Christensen, at Danske Bank. "There are accidents waiting to happen ...

Forum topic - GR8TFUL - Feb 17 2009 - 12:13am - 17 comments

LETS -barter systems

With the collapse of currency becoming an imminent possibility, it is time to seriously discuss alternatives to cash. Barter has come a long way, you no longer have to have direct exchanges- a tennis racket for a frying pan, for example. Long ...

Forum topic - yoshhash - Jan 29 2009 - 9:07am - 5 comments

Is China manipulating it's currency?

I don't know much about currencies but I wanted to ask if this makes any sense or what the strategy would be here: I saw this report the other day on Bloomberg. Why would Geitner say such a thing about China? What is the strategy here??? ...

Forum topic - Rob Z - Jan 23 2009 - 11:38pm - 8 comments

Could sterling fail before the dollar?

An interesting post today from the blog of Ambrose Evans Pritchard of The Telegraph Quote: SERIOUSLY ALARMED The slide in sterling has turned "disorderly". We can argue over whether or not the first ...

Forum topic - eternal sunshine - Jan 21 2009 - 6:43am - 0 comments

Currency Question

Chris,  We talk a lot here about the US dollar and the potential for collapse.  There is less talk about other currencies. On the podcast last week, you talked a little bit about other currencies and why you might favor the Canadian dollar ...

Forum topic - Lemonyellowschwin - Jan 15 2009 - 11:54pm - 4 comments

Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, approve new currency

I just came across a couple of very interesting articles on the Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, announcing that they will break from their dollar pegs, and start their own currency in 2009.  The question regarding whether the new currency will ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Jan 3 2009 - 5:14pm - 6 comments

China making Yuan international currency? Dollar impacts?

Another contributor, pov56, posted this article under a different topic (the one about what's up with gold).  It didn't seem to get much attention there -understandably, as it was off topic.  But it seemed important to me, and so I'm ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Dec 29 2008 - 6:21am - 5 comments

Milwaukee Neighbourhoods to Print Own Money ???

Milwaukee neighborhoods could print own money 2 neighborhoods consider printing own currency for exclusive use in local stores By Erika Slife | Tribune reporter December 3, 2008 Source: ...

Forum topic - KKPSTEIN - Dec 5 2008 - 12:12pm - 4 comments