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Notes From Underground: The Air Is Too Thin In the Alps

The Swiss referendum on gold purchases, and, more importantly, setting a fixed GOLD/RESERVE RATIO of 20 percent was OVERWHELMINGLY defeated by a Swiss electorate suffering from a lack of oxygen reaching their brains. 737 more words


Gold Prices Down After Swiss Voters Nix Gold Measure

Gold prices slid downward on Monday after Swiss voters nixed a measure to bump up the nation’s gold reserves, while oil prices also fell to a five-year low as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to maintain crude oil production levels. 128 more words

Sputnik: Swiss Vote No in Referendum on Boosting Central Bank's Gold Holdings

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18:37 30.11.2014(updated 19:39 30.11.2014)

 More than 77 percent of Swiss voters have rejected the idea of their country’s return to a modified version of the gold standard. 314 more words


Notes From Underground: To the Readers of "Notes From Underground"

Happy Thanksgiving!

It takes readers to make a successful blog and I have been blessed to have readers who are able to add to the discourse that makes for profitable investments and trades. 703 more words


Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means, by Paul Craig Roberts

November 25, 2014

Editorial By Paul Craig Roberts
Source: The Daily Bell

In a few days the Swiss people will go to the polls to decide whether the Swiss central bank is to be required to hold 20% of its reserves in the form of gold. 882 more words


Notes From Underground: To Print or Not to Print (For the BOJ and SNB)

In the time of “secular stagnation,” the burden of economic policy has fallen on the world’s central bankers. Whatever the question of economic malaise the answer is to print money and stave off the fear of deflation. 796 more words


Notes From Underground: Another G-20 Communique ... Yada, Yada, Yada

The gathering in Brisbane, Australia provided a backdrop for the world’s leaders to reveal their warm and fuzzy sides to the cameras as koalas were distributed… 1,054 more words