Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: Could The U.S Be Gearing Up To a Return to the Gold Standard?

Could The U.S Be Gearing Up To a Return to the Gold Standard?

by Alex Deluce, Gold Telegraph:

There may be readers who weren’t even born when the U.S. still had a gold-backed dollar. Since the gold standard was abolished in 1971, the value of the dollar has decreased annually by 3.96 percent. You would need over $600 today to purchase the same goods you purchased for $100 in 1973. Still, a dollar is a dollar, right? No, it is not. It is just a piece of paper.