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OIL - The Untold History of Black Gold & How it began the Political Strategies of the West

The political strategy of the U.S. had to adapt to provide for the needs & wants of the American population. The ‘70s marked the turning point when the U.S. shifted from being an oil exporter to the world’s largest oil importer. The oil crisis of 1973 was the game changer that transformed the international political & financial system into the current system of petrodollars & oil wars.

Gold Investing Justified By Paradigm Shifts In Politics And Markets

What needs to be considered is the future – that is riddled with uncertainty. What we do know, is that the growing negative sentiment towards our governments that have failed us both politically and economically, presents a need to safeguard wealth from the tides ahead. If you haven’t yet included gold in your portfolios, now is the time to do it.

End of an Era: The Rise and Fall of the Petrodollar System

Similar to the paradigm shift – the transition to the petrodollar system that followed with the collapse of the Bretton Woods system, there is another major shift underway today. We will know its consequences in full, the day oil-producing countries demand gold for their oil, instead of dollars. The Gulf states are seeking measures to reduce their dependence & exposure to the US dollar.

Gold, Oil, & 'Grandmaster' Putin's Trap

It is important to keep in mind that the dollar’s attacks on gold end always end the same way – in a painful knockout for the dollar. It would be naive to believe that this is unknown to that grandmaster of patience, Vladimir Putin. By systematically increasing their gold reserves, Russia and China are relentlessly moving forward to strip the US dollar of its status as a global reserve currency.

Collapse Of Petrodollar: Oil Exporters Dumping US Assets At Record Pace

For the first time in almost two decades, energy-exporting countries are set to pull their Petrodollars – (a term coined for the dollar-denominated oil trade) out of world markets this year at a frenzied pace in the face of today’s “crude” realities. And so the liquidity drain is on, the only question is how far reaching the consequences will be.

Global Financial Tsunami End Game: Is The Petro-Dollar Regime Finished?

Existence of petrodollars is one of the pillars of America’s economic might because it creates a significant external demand for US Dollars, allowing US to accumulate enormous debts without defaulting. Once oil trade is no longer denominated in Dollars, the bells will toll for the demise of the US Dollar

There Is Too Little Gold Left In The West

There is precious little bullion left in the West today to supply rapidly increasing Asian demand, and it is important to understand how little there is and the dangers this poses for financial stability.

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