American Eagle Gold CoinsJames Turk, founder and chairman of, has written a terrific article about the manipulation of the price of gold.

I would urge all gold bullion investors to read this important article.

The Barbarous Relic—It Is Not What You Think

It’s really very simple.  Fiat currency is a scheme perpetrated by central banks.  To make their scheme work, they intervene in the gold market to manipulate the gold price.  By doing so they try to make their fiat currency look better.

Thus, it’s not gold that is the barbarous relic.  The barbarous relic is central banking.

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