White House lit in Gold. Think 50 Year Anniversary
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The White House was lit in Gold on October 8 night.
From 1946 to 1971, nations operated under a new monetary system: the Bretton Woods Agreement.
On August 15, 1971, Nixon removed gold as the backing to the U.S. dollar.
After Nixon left the Bretton Woods system, gold went from $35 an ounce in 1971 to over $1800 today.
The accumulated debt is on track to surpass the size of the entire economy next year for the first time since World War II, and breach its all-time record in the coming years.
On the 2016 campaign trail, Trump promised to wipe out the nation's debt altogether over the course of his presidency.
Rumors suggest that the Fed would allow rates to go as high as 4%.
Stocks jumped, as investors took heart from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's pledge.
Since sound money must be scarce, fiat money can never be sound since unlimited amounts can be and have been created. One of the very important features of gold is that it is scarce. The total global gold stock only increases by 1.7% or 3,000 tones per annum.
So scarcity is one of the important reasons why gold is the only currency that has survived in history.