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Reasons Why Debt-Based Paper Currency Is Not Money

All paper currencies are debt. They are neither redeemable for anything by their issuer, nor is there a limit on how many can be created. In today’s world, not only do people around the world take it for granted that paper is money, but that it should be so. After the current system collapses, as in the past has, some form of money will have to replace it, and it’s almost certainly going to be gold.

Negative Interest Rate Policy Arrives In Europe

Negative interest rates would support banks but destroy the business model for money- market funds, which would face the prospect of paying to invest. But the ECB doesn’t set policy to keep alive certain parts of the financial sector. Policy makers want to show that they haven’t exhausted their options yet.

How The Fed Is Driving The Next Bust

As should be evident after 6 years of frantic money pumping that old secret sauce doesn’t work any more because the American economy has reached a condition of peak debt. The Fed yet plans to keep money market rates at zero for 7 years running through 2015 on many misbegotten notions.

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