Sheikh Imran N Hosein

Signs of the Times – 5

The topic is an "Islamic view of the modern international monetary system and our anticipation of the replacement, in toto, of bogus paper-money with even-more-bogus electronic, digital, virtual money in the not-too-distant future. We should prepare for that monetary Guantanamo by stocking-up on gold and silver coins, and we should also prepare ourselves to defy … Continue reading Signs of the Times – 5

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Russia, China Lay Groundwork for BRICS Transactions in Gold

Trading in local currencies has already started — and lays the groundwork for facilitating BRICS transactions in gold Recent progress made in streamlining trade in local currencies has brought Moscow and Beijing closer to creating a financial architecture that could facilitate transactions in gold. As we reported last week, Moscow and Beijing took another step towards … Continue reading Russia, China Lay Groundwork for BRICS Transactions in Gold

Gold Confiscation: History, Myths, and Real Solutions

One concern of retail precious metals investors is the possibility of a gold confiscation. Imagine having the forethought to buy gold to shield your finances from an economic or monetary crisis—only to have it taken away from you by your government. You’d lose not just the protective buffer you put in place but potentially a … Continue reading Gold Confiscation: History, Myths, and Real Solutions

Russia Gold Buying in October is Biggest Monthly Allocation since 1998

Russia gold buying accelerated in October with the Russian central bank buying a very large 48 metric tonnes or 1.3 million ounces of gold bullion. This is the largest addition of gold to the Russian monetary reserves since 1998 and could be seen as a parting ‘gift’ by Prime Minister Putin to his rival ex-President Obama. … Continue reading Russia Gold Buying in October is Biggest Monthly Allocation since 1998

Russia is Hoarding Gold at Breakneck Pace — The Next Global Conflict will be Fought with Currencies

With all eyes on Russia’s unveiling their latest nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which NATO has dubbed the “SATAN” missile, as tensions with the U.S. increase, Moscow’s most potent “weapon” may be something drastically different. The rapidly evolving geopolitical “weapon” brandished by Russia is an ever increasing stockpile of gold, as well as Russia’s native currency, … Continue reading Russia is Hoarding Gold at Breakneck Pace — The Next Global Conflict will be Fought with Currencies

The Beast’s Final Gamble: Gold, Capitalism and China’s Threat to World Liberalism

There is no getting out of the present American Depression. Private sector debt is fast approaching $20 trillion, not including the massive interest to be added over the foreseeable future. Given that war with either Russia or China would be suicidal for the US – let alone both together – the only rational reading of … Continue reading The Beast’s Final Gamble: Gold, Capitalism and China’s Threat to World Liberalism