Category: Monetary policy

Texas’ Gold Is Coming Home

In June of 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed House Bill 483 which establishes the first state-level gold bullion and precious metal depository.  The bill, authored by Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R) and Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, would transfer the $650 million in gold bullion owned by the University of Texas Investment Management Co. currently being held in […]

The Greek Debt Crisis: Is There a Lesson To Be Learned?

The Greek debt crisis continues to linger on, as a recalcitrant Greek people unwilling to make the belt-tightening sacrifices asked of them, confront a resolute creditor, the European Central Bank, who seems to feel quite strongly that repaying one’s debts isn’t just some quaint notion from another era. Greece’ debt burden has grown to an […]

James Rickards on the Financial Crisis

For those of you who missed the NCPA event featuring Jim Rickards, author of The Death of Money, guest blogger Larry White attended the event and has provided details of Rickards’ speech in two blog posts from his own site, Lonestar Whitehouse: Summary of Jim Rickards’ Dallas speech – Part I Summary of Jim Rickards’ […]