Prophecy in today's headlines

Return of the Gold Standard as world order unravels

As the twin pillars of international monetary system threaten to come tumbling down in unison, gold has reclaimed its ancient status as the anchor of stability. The spot price surged to an all-time high of $1,594 an ounce in London, lifting silver to $39 in its train. Read More

Forbes Predicts U.S. Gold Standard Within 5 Years

A return to the gold standard by the United States within the next five years now seems likely, because that move would help the nation solve a variety of economic, fiscal, and monetary ills, Steve Forbes predicted during an exclusive interview this week with HUMAN EVENTS. “What seems astonishing today could become conventional wisdom in […]

Utah Considers Return to Gold and Silver Coins

It’s been nearly 80 years since the U.S. stopped using gold coins as legal currency, and nearly 40 since the world abandoned the gold standard, but the precious metal could be making a comeback in the United States — beginning in Utah.The Utah House was to vote as early as Thursday on legislation that would […]

Russia Backs Return to Gold Standard

Mr Dvorkevich said it was “logical” that the new currency should include the rouble and the yuan, adding that “we could also think about more effective use of gold in this system”. The Gold Standard was the anchor of world finance in the 19th Century but began breaking down during the First World War as […]

Russia To Call For New World Currency At G20 Talks

Russia yesterday published its list of demands for upcoming discussions at the next G20 talks, and top of the list was a new “superreserve currency”. Angered by the dominance of the US dollar as the global reserve currency, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on its website that the IMF should look into the […]