On second thought I changed it for fear of turning off serious readers suspecting that it was written by a prankster to be released on next April Fool's Day. So the new title Waiting for Godot stands. It obviously calls for an explanation. Synopsis The consensus pushed by mainstream economists almost all of whom are staunch supporters of global fiat money based, as it is, on irredeemable promises of governments, is that the problem of inflation has been disposed of through successful government measures such as QE quantitive easing , ZIRP zero interest policy blowing bubbles in the bond, stock and real estate markets. Governments have also succeded in their war on gold: the precious yellow has been marginalized. Gold has been put where it belongs: in the dog-house.
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It requires no background in mathematics, jargon nor equations. Bestselling heterod Whither Gold? Bestselling heterodox Austrian economist Antal Fekete draws on the background of the Austrian economic tradition, yet knowledge of it is no pre-requisite either. He explains the general principles underlying honest money in readable, yet educated language.
With an unsurpassed erudition on money, banking and international trade, this is the first heterodox ebook outside of mainstream theory for anyone who wishes to understand how a proper economy functions. That is, under a circulating gold coin standard, compared to our present monetary arrangements. Drawing on a vast erudition and contemporary as well as historical facts, Fekete explains austrian economic principles for the general public in eloquent English. Reads on all devices.
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