"When it comes to crackpot economic ideas, the gold standard is, well, the gold standard."It's a barbarous relic that has nothing to recommend it today. Pegging the Dollar to the price of gold, you see, is just a doomsday device for turning recessions into depressions."
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Formerly a chief economist providing advice to institutional investors, Nathan Lewis now runs a private investing partnership in New York state. Published in the Financial Times, Asian Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Daily Yomiuri, The Daily Reckoning, Pravda, Forbes magazine, and by Dow Jones Newswires, he is also the author – with Addison Wiggin – of Gold: The Once and Future Money (John Wiley & Sons, 2007), as well as the essays and thoughts at New World Economics.
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