Government Reporting Requirements for Coin and Bullion Dealers

by H. Burdette Streeter II, CFP, CEP, CPhD, MCEP (ret) There is much confusion and disinformation about the extent to which coin dealers are required to obtain customer information to keep on file and use in submitting reports to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or other government agencies. In some cases the confusion may be […]

Go Against the Flow, Stupid

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Two things will always be true about capital controls: they will always fail in the end and they will always protect the guilty. The Swiss have printed unprecedented amounts of francs to peg their currency against the euro. In the end, that decision will have a cost that is […]

The Fat Lady Is Singing…..Without Her Twinkie

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Just how bad does American business have to get before people finally start to get it? Hostess, the maker of the Twinkie, has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in the fattest nation on Earth. Does anybody else see just a tad of irony in that? This was the second […]

The South Has Risen … Again

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent The citizens of the state of Texas have had enough. Thousands of people have signed a petition attempting to help the state of Texas secede from the Union. The Texas petition reads as follows: “The US continues to suffer economic difficulties stemming from the federal government’s neglect to reform […]

Is It Time to Shrug?

by Steve Hilgart, Director of Conference Operations and Marketing Warning: Several sarcastic parenthetical comments ahead… continue at your own risk. The presidential elections are like a train wreck. You don’t want to see it, but you can’t look away! Everywhere I look I see fear and uncertainty. It’s been foretold that a democracy only lasts […]

Its Just Math

by Bobby Casey, Managing Director Over the past few days, I have debated a couple of people about what I consider to be the death spiral of the US economy. Of course Europe and Japan are in a similar position, but for the past few days, the debate has centered on the US economy. There […]

One World Currency – Not Just Coming…Already Here

by Mike Cobb, Hemispheres Publishing Now before you write me off as another tinfoil helmet whack job, take a look at how the 2nd largest US airline defines its liability for lost luggage: For international travel to which the Montreal Convention applies (including domestic portions of international travel), United’s liability is limited to 1,131 SDR […]

Chief Executive Parasite – USSA

by Bobby Casey, Managing Director Read the following excerpt from Ayn Rand’s, “Atlas Shrugged”; “He didn’t invent iron ore and blast furnaces, did he?” “Who?” “Rearden. He didn’t invent smelting and chemistry and air compression. He couldn’t have invented his Metal but for thousands and thousands of other people. His Metal! Why does he think […]

A Conservative Celebrates the ObamaCare Decision

by Adam Wolf, Director of US Operations – Global Wealth Protection Did Justice Roberts Have an Ulterior Motive with ObamaCare? “Members of this Court are vested with the authority to interpret the law; we possess neither the expertise nor the prerogative to make policy judgments. Those decisions are entrusted to our nation’s elected leaders, who […]