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It’s hard not to agree with Schlichter – the end of elastic money, one way or another, is coming. If there are people just managing to make payments now, just imagine There’s an old saying that you don’t get something for nothing. Leif Ohlsson rated it liked it Sep 14, Coolapse believe it will gain even more attention over the next year.
He strips the economic system as we know it, right back. Commodity money has, through the ages, consistently provided a medium of exchange of reasonable stability…All paper money systems have resulted in high and accelerating inflation and ended in a return to commodity money or total currency collapse…To suggest that our present paper money system is a superior guarantor of monetary and therefore economic stability is nonsense.
Then I went further back to the U.
Arif Rahman Hakim rated it it was ok Oct 13, There’s an old saying that you don’t get something for nothing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Paper Money Collapse: The Folly of Elastic Money and the Coming Monetary Breakdown
Nothing on this scale has ever happened before yet people are sleeping walking into a meltdown. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
No trivia or quizzes yet. It is not, in the words of Bill Bonner, an easy read, but it is undoubtedly an important one. All paper money systems in history have ended in failure. Drawing upon novel new research, “Paper Money Collapse” conclusively illustrates why paper money systems–those based on an e The case for the inevitable failure of a paper money economy and what that means scjlichter the future All paper money systems in history have ended in failure.
As stated throughout the book, Mr Schlichter sees a return to commodity money as a necessity.
But to mention one more thing, the conclusion is interesting and thought provoking. Middlethought rated it it was amazing Paperr 05, Josh Turner rated it really liked it Jan 06, Troy rated it it was amazing Jul 20, Aug 11, James Yee rated it really liked it Shelves: It has, psper until very recently, always been chosen by the people and for the great majority of history they always chose a commodity.
Balanced and well-timed For someone who has ready many books which stand on either collaspe of the paper money versus gold money argument, I can soundly say that pzper do they look at the situation in an objective manner. Mr Schlichter is a Collapsf born author who has spent over 20 years working in finance. It is remarkable that those who advocate commodity money today are either marginalized as slightly eccentric or made to extensively explain their strange and atavistic-sounding proposals while the public readily accepts a system of book entry money to which the state can create money without limit.
Government-backed money gives them control and is generally used to finance wars. The top five gold commentators. He follows the standard trajectory of I read this book as research for my upcoming novel The Internet President: It outlines why the current paper money system is headed for collapsewhich Mr Schlichter sees as inevitable.
Whilst Mr Schlichter is clearly an Austrian with a belief in sound money, he does an excellent job of looking at both sides of the arguments. Although I skimmed or skipped over some of the more detailed sections I was only interested in a general introduction, and this book goes much deeper nonetheless I came away with a basic understanding of concepts like, e.
It looks at rarely discussed elements such as the measure of GDP, the price level. Open Preview See a Problem? It provides an excellent introduction to the dangers of our current monetary system.
The present crisis is the unavoidable result of continuously expanding fiat moneyThe current policy of accelerated money production to “stimulate” the economy is counterproductive and could lead to a complete collapse of the monetary systemWhy many in financial markets, in media, and in the policy establishment are unable and often unwilling to fully appreciate the underlying problems with elastic money.
Bernard Teo rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Sadly, the monetary system seems inevitable. Sorry, we weren’t able to sign you up.
Each new topic is clearly outlined and discussed in manageable chapters. One of the easier reads that lays out the case for commodity-backed inelastic papre. The historical record in fact provides an even more devastating verdict on paper money. Constitution, where Section 10 of Article 1 states that “No State shall [ Contradicting this, “Paper Money Collapse” shows that: Drawing upon novel new research, “Paper Money Collapse” conclusively illustrates why paper money systems–those based on an e.
It would be wrong to assume that monet banks and state fiat monies exist merely as a response to fractional reserve banking. He also believes, and justifies, the need for a universal and sound monetary system. But I found it accessible and persuasive although admittedly the first answer one hears to a sticky problem is often initially persuasive.
It is an analysis of the current financial crisis and shows in very stark terms that the solutions presented by paper money-enthusiasts around the world are misguided and inherently flawed.
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For Mr Schlichter the impending collapse is inevitable, but he works hard to reassure us that this does not mean the end of capitalism or civilisation. You do not need to be an economist in order to appreciate this book. Trivia About Paper Money Colla Schlichter the author doesn’t spend much time drawing conclusions from the history of money he presents, other than to say in a general way that a “fiat money” backed only by the assertion of the state that it ought to be used for trade is, ultimately, doomed to collapse.
I was getting a feel for the general history of American currency, but I did not understand the underling economic theory or its implications.