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  • Hi Ho Silver (And Gold)! Gold Futures Surge To Above $2,400, Up 19.61% Since Last Year (Bitcoin UP 133.44% Since Last Year) FEAR!

    04/12/2024 7:53:57 AM PDT · by Kaiser8408a · 27 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 04/12/2024 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Hi Ho Silver (and Gold)! Gold futures prices are soaring and are at $2,422.00. Gold futures prices are up 19.61% over the past year. Silver futures prices are also soaring and are at $29.64. Silver futures prices are up 16.40% over the past year. Bitcoin is almost at $70,000 and is up 133.44% over the past year. Returning to gold, we are seeing another gold breakout, like the breakout in 2008. Even central banks are loading up on gold, silver, and cryptos. Why? Primarily fear of US reckless budgets and exploding debts/deficits (don’t listen to Biden talk about how “he”...
  • “I Cannot Afford to Live”: Americans Get Emotional As The U.S. Economy Goes Off The Rails

    04/12/2024 6:43:03 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 27 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | April 12, 2024 | Michael Snyder
    As we approach what is likely to be the most chaotic presidential election in U.S. history, trouble signs are starting to erupt for the U.S. economy. In fact, CNN is actually admitting that “the long-predicted storm clouds in the economy may actually be forming”. I can’t remember the last time that I saw a CNN article with a headline like that. But at this point, it is becoming extremely difficult for the mainstream media to avoid the truth. Inflation is getting worse at the same time that many key sectors of our economy are slowing down. If you thought that...
  • A Sudden Gas Price Hike?

    04/11/2024 6:33:05 PM PDT · by jimjohn · 60 replies
    Self | jimjohn
    Reporting from Western New York: gas price at my local gas station jumped $0.13 in the last 24 hours. I've never seen a hike that fast. Is anyone else seeing the same thing? I already see gold prices shooting up. Is this gas price? Starting to catch up to it now?
  • Roman gold hoard suggests Nordic connection to network of European elite

    04/09/2024 9:11:37 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 9 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | April 7, 2024 | Mark Milligan
    A new study, published in the journal Numismatic Chronicle, suggests that the village of Vindelev in Jelling, Denmark, likely had connections to a network of European elite.In 2020, one of the largest gold hoards ever found in Denmark was discovered at Vindelev by a metal detectorist.The hoard consists of 23 gold objects dating to the Migration Period during the Germanic Iron Age (a period seen by some researchers as a prelude to the actual Viking Age), which includes: 13 gold bracteates from the 5th century AD, a granulated gold fitting from a sword or knife, and four mounted Roman medallions...
  • Ancient Viking treasure has oldest-known reference to Norse god Odin

    03/08/2023 7:58:23 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    ny post ^ | March 8, 2023 | Patrick Reilly
    Researchers have discovered that an ancient gold disc found in southern Denmark includes the earliest written reference to the Norse god Odin, revealing that he was worshiped up to 150 years earlier than previously thought, according to a report. The piece of jewelry — which dates to the 400s AD — was uncovered in Vindelev in central Denmark in 2020 amidst a treasure trove that included Roman coins. For years it was publicly displayed at a museum near the site before academics had the opportunity to study it, according to NBC News. A runic inscription with a reference to Odin,...
  • 1500-year-old gold treasure discovered by metal detectorist: “This is the gold find of the century in Norway”

    09/08/2023 3:41:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Science norway ^ | 07. September 2023 | Lasse Biørnstad
    Nine gold pendants with rare horse symbols, ten gold beads, and three gold rings from the 6th century were recently discovered by a metal detectorist in Southwestern Norway. Erlend Bore just wanted a hobby. So just before this summer, he bought a metal detector. To get him off his couch and go treasure hunting. He was searching around the shore of the island Rennesøy in Stavanger, in Southwestern Norway, when the metal detector started to beep. In a lump of soil, he saw something that looked like gold coins. “At first I thought I’d found chocolate money with a gold...
  • 'Completely surreal': Metal detectorist unearths 1,500-year-old gold ring in Denmark

    02/22/2024 9:41:16 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 19 replies
    Live Science ^ | February 21, 2024 | Jennifer Nalewicki
    An amateur metal detectorist in Denmark has unearthed a rare gold ring that may have belonged to a previously unknown royal family with ties to the Kingdom of France.Lars Nielsen discovered the large, ornately decorated gold ring, set with a red semiprecious stone, while exploring Emmerlev, a parish in Southern Jutland, Denmark, according to a translated statement. The ring dates to the fifth or sixth century...Researchers at the National Museum of Denmark determined that the piece of jewelry has much "historical significance" and may have belonged to local royalty connected to the Merovingians, a dynasty of Frankish kings who ruled...
  • Largest Gold Nugget Ever Found in England Unearthed With Faulty Metal Detector

    04/08/2024 12:06:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    LIVESCIENCE ^ | Jennifer Nalewicki
    A metal detectorist has unearthed a gold nugget that is currently up for auction and expected to sell for over $37,000. The largest gold nugget ever found in England was discovered by a man using a faulty metal detecting device. Metal detectorist Richard Brock unearthed the chunk of gold last May while exploring Shropshire, a county in western England, despite arriving late to a meetup with fellow treasure hunters and using an older detector, The Guardian reported. About 20 minutes into his search, Brock, who has been metal detecting for 35 years, discovered the nugget. The chunk of gold weighs...
  • Zimbabwe turns to gold in efforts to permanently ditching US dollar

    04/05/2024 1:29:51 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 15 replies
    Cryptopolitan ^ | 4/5/24 | Story by Jai Hamid
    Buckle up, because Zimbabwe’s going for a wild ride down Gold Lane, ditching the US dollar like it’s out of fashion. Under President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime, this southern African gem is shaking up its monetary system yet again. This time, they’re pulling a bold move by introducing a new gold-backed currency.
  • Why Are Central Banks Buying Gold?

    04/03/2024 7:14:39 AM PDT · by delta7 · 12 replies
    Armstrong Economics ^ | 3 Apr 24 | Martin Armstrong
    Investors’ curiosity has peaked as central banks are increasing their gold purchases. We are not going back to a Bretton Woods type situation and that is not the issue. You must understand that gold is neutral. Central banks are buying gold because the Neocons have weaponized the dollar. Russia was removed from the SWIFT system, and private citizens’ assets were confiscated. When Russian assets were removed from SWIFT, a threat to the world was issued to say, “Hey, if you don’t do what we tell you to do, we will take you out of SWIFT.” This is not the end...
  • Why is China buying so much gold?

    03/13/2024 6:27:47 AM PDT · by Tell It Right · 28 replies
    Intrigue ^ | 3/11/2024 | Jeremy
    ... The People’s Bank bought more gold (225 tonnes) last year than anyone else, but the real figures are higher – China likely uses state-owned enterprises and other bodies to buy and hold its gold, too. ...
  • Gold ring with mark of Christ lost 500 years ago recently found in excellent condition

    03/10/2024 9:35:41 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    FOX Weather ^ | March 9, 2024 | Chris Oberholtz
    The discovery of a remarkable artifact from centuries ago among tens of thousands of medieval objects found in Sweden has thrilled archaeologists.Nearly 30,000 objects were discovered during the two-year excavation of medieval Kalmar, according to the Archaeologists, which is part of the government's National Historical Museums. Among the unique finds was a gold ring in almost new condition.Carved with the figure of Christ, the ring dates to the beginning of the 15th Century, according to the agency. Based on its size, researchers said it's possible that a woman may have worn the ring. Other rings like it have been discovered...
  • Bitcoin Reaches New All-Time High Of $69,420

    03/08/2024 7:37:13 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    BREAKING: #Bitcoin reaches new all-time high of $69,420 https://twitter.com/WatcherGuru/status/1766123788553404744 Crypto Priceshttps://www.coingecko.com/
  • Bitcoin and Gold Both Hitting All-Time Highs Are a Jarring Contrast for Markets

    03/06/2024 6:06:55 AM PST · by CFW · 23 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 3/6/24 | Richard Henderson
    <p>The twin peaks for the cryptocurrency and the precious metal mark the first simultaneous records for the two since Bitcoin emerged from the shadows more than a decade ago. Yet markedly different drivers are typically thought to move each asset — gold has acted as a haven store of value for millennia, while any Bitcoin role beyond pure speculation is hotly contested.</p>
  • Will history repeat itself? (Dated, but very relevant today)

    03/03/2024 11:59:30 AM PST · by eastexsteve · 28 replies
    Schiffgold ^ | April 6, 2020 | Peter Schiff
    Yesterday marked the anniversary of the great government gold heist of 1933 ordered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. On April 5, 1933, the president signed Executive Order 6102. It was touted as a measure to stop gold hoarding, but it was in reality, a massive gold confiscation scheme. The order required private citizens, partnerships, associations and corporations to turn in all but small amounts of gold to the Federal Reserve in exchange for $20.67 per ounce.
  • Fed Chair Tight-Lipped on Foreign Nations’ Evacuation of Gold from U.S.

    03/02/2024 1:34:38 PM PST · by delta7 · 33 replies
    Headline USA ^ | 28 Feb 24 | Ken Silva
    Concerned about a weaponized financial system, many countries have signaled plans to remove their gold and other assets from the U.S. in the wake of the unprecedented Western sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. And at least one congressman is demanding answers from the Federal Reserve as to how much foreign gold has actually been removed from U.S. shores so far. According to a 2023 Invesco survey, a “substantial percentage” of central banks expressed concern about how the U.S. and its allies froze nearly half of Russia’s $650 billion gold and forex reserves. One anonymous central banker...
  • Bitcoin Crosses $60,000.00

    02/28/2024 5:47:31 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 78 replies
    Bitcoin breaks $60.000.00
  • THE GREAT GOLD HEIST (old archive post complete with comments)

    02/22/2024 7:06:59 PM PST · by OneVike · 19 replies
    Free Republic Exclusive ^ | 04/29/98 | Karen Bixman
    Today I offer a news story about a multi-billion dollar theft by government fiat of the Mesquite gold mine reserves that geologists then estimated to be worth between $40 to $100 billion in gold. I haven't investigated to see what the ultimate value was, but if anyone is interested let the rest of us know. This was originally posted by Jim Robinson on April 29, 1998. Free Republic was still in its infancy, and I was a newbie who joined the forum just two Months earlier. I would like to say I remember this, but I don't. It's another...
  • James Webb Space Telescope finds neutron star mergers forge gold in the cosmos: 'It was thrilling'

    02/21/2024 8:26:51 PM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    SPACE.com ^ | 21 FEB 2024 | By Robert Lea
    "This is the first time we've been able to verify that metals heavier than iron and silver were freshly made in front of us." An illustration of two neutron stars colliding and merging to create a kilonova blast. (Image credit: Robin Dienel/Carnegie Institution for Science) Scientists have analyzed an unusually long blast of high-energy radiation, known as a gamma-ray burst (GRB), and determined that it originated from the collision of two ultradense neutron stars. And, importantly, this result helped the team observe a flash of light emanating from the same event that confirms these mergers are the sites that create...
  • Gold Worth $2.5 Million Found Hidden in Tank Bought on eBay

    02/18/2024 5:42:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | February 17, 2024 | Tasos Kokkinidis
    A military enthusiast bought a tank on eBay recently and discovered $2.5 million of gold bars hidden inside in one of the most unexpected and intriguing places where gold has been found. Nick Mead discovered the five gold bars stashed inside the diesel tank of the ex-Iraqi Army Type 69, a Chinese copy of the Soviet T-55, back in 2017. It’s believed the bullion was looted by plundering Iraqi soldiers during the 1990 invasion of Kuwait but forgotten about inside the 36.7-ton tank. Man regrets handing in the gold found in the tank from eBay Stunned by the discovery, Mead...