Posts Tagged ‘ currency ’

Nixon and gold and the future – comment by Roger Ellman

Aug 25th, 2011 | By
Gold coin

Nixon and gold and the future [ As commented on the World Future Society article “Richard Nixon, futurist: how good was his foresight regarding the end of the gold standard?” ]   I would summarize Nixon’s removal of the dollar from the gold standard as handing the control of the value of currency in “toto” to
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Counterfeiting, Generation Y & Loyalty

Apr 28th, 2010 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Outfoxing the Counterfeiters- The new $100 bill is the most sophisticated attempt yet to combat forgery. Since colonial times, the U.S. has engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with criminals and foreign governments eager to pass off brilliant fakes. […] Yet paper money flourished, thanks to
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