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Living in the U.X.A. (Unemployed Exchange Association)

“At the height of the Great Depression, a group of unemployed Oakland workers decided to take matters into their own hands. The system wasn’t working, so they set up their own system. Money was nearly

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A Spectacular Year For Gold And Silver

With his new commentary today, GoldMoney founder, Free Gold Money Report editor, and GATA consultant James Turk celebrates the spectacular performance of gold and silver in 2009. Turk reports that gold rose in all major

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Gold Is Precious to the IRS, Too

By Bob Carlson Precious-metals sellers could face a bigger tax bite than they expect. Investors have been pouring money into exchange-traded funds that buy gold and silver, and that has helped push the price of

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“Sorry – Money Market Account is Now Frozen”

By Tyler Durden When Henry Paulson publishes his long-awaited memoirs, the one section that will be of most interest to readers, will be the former Goldmanite and Secretary of the Treasury’s recollection of what, in

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2009 Global Output, Prices and Unemployment

The global high-low on unemployment is South Africa with a 24.5% unemployment rate and Thailand at 1.2%. On GDP, China is up 8.2% and Latvia is down with -16.9%. For the full chart from the

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New York Fed Urged AIG to Keep Bank Payments Secret

By Hugh Son The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, then led by Timothy Geithner, told American International Group Inc. to withhold details from the public about the bailed-out insurer’s payments to banks during the

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Senate Food Safety Bill – Take Action

The Weston A. Price Foundation has produced an action alert regarding the Senate Food Safety Bill. From their newsletter (available only to subscribers): Start the New Year off right, by talking with your Senators about