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The 2024 Candidates VS the Fed

The 2024 Candidates VS the Fed

Jeff is joined by a panel of experts who dive into the 2024 Presidential Candidate’s opinions on the Fed and Monetary Policy. Comic Dave Smith joins to give his opinion on RFK, Vivek, and more! Connect with Jeff and Monetary Metals on Twitter: @JeffDeist @Monetary_Metals Additional Resources Upgrade to Gold 2.0 Vivek Ramaswamy Interview Theory […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Risk-Free

Anti-Concept Risk-Free

If you’ve read the What Is Money? essay from this Anti-Concepts of Money Series we can now discuss the Anti-Concept “Risk-Free”. The Anti-Concept of Risk-Free Recall, that the anti-concept money is supposed to mean anything used as medium of exchange. But in reality, money is what you hold, when you do not wish to take […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: What Is Money?

The Anti-Concept of Money Series

If you’ve read the Introduction to this Anti-Concepts of Money Series then we are ready to address money. The Anti-Concept of Money Merriam-Webster says money is:  “something generally accepted as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment.”  Wikipedia says:  “Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted […]

The Anti-Concepts of Money: Introduction

The Anti-Concept of Money Conclusion

This essay is more philosophical than my typical writing. The reason is that I need to say something very important, that flies against everyone’s deeply held beliefs about money. And to get to the root of the issue, I must check and challenge the very concepts with which people think about the subject, in order […]

Understanding The US and Capital Controls

Capital Controls

On the latest Debased podcast episode Jeff Deist, Peter St Onge, and EJ Antoni discuss the US and the potential for capital controls and their consequences. How would bank runs, dollar hegemony, and risk premiums change? Will foreign investment into the US fall? Connect with EJ @RealEJAntoni and Peter St Onge @ProfStOnge Connect with Jeff […]

Will Trump’s Indictment Hurt the US Dollar?

Will Trump's Indictment Hurt the US Dollar?

Jeff Deist explains why the Trump indictment is more than just political, the future scenarios that are likely for the dollar, and why the lack of the rule of law is deteriorating our money. Connect with Jeff and Monetary Metals on Twitter: @JeffDeist @Monetary_Metals Additional Resources Why Today is NOT like the 1970’s Upgrade to […]

What’s Inside The Debt Ceiling Deal?

What’s Inside The Debt Ceiling Deal?

Jeff Deist explains what’s lurking in the debt ceiling bill, why the debt is larger than most people think, and the reason politicians can’t stop the madness. Connect with Jeff and Monetary Metals on Twitter: @JeffDeist @Monetary_Metals Additional Resources Why Today is NOT like the 1970’s Upgrade to Gold 2.0 Brent Johnson Episode Theory of […]

How Will A Central Bank Digital Currency Work?

How Will A Central Bank Digital Currency Work?

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC, or in America let’s call it “FedCoin”) is a hot topic right now. Articles about it are everywhere, and Monetary Metals’ clients are asking about it. Gold is widely seen as a way to opt out. No doubt this is part of why the price of gold has held up […]

How To Stay Ahead Of The Fed

How To Stay Ahead Of The Fed

Are we simply cogs in the monetary machine? In the first episode of Debased, Jeff Deist explains why he joined Monetary Metals, what will happen with the banking crisis, and how to profitably align monetary economics to shape a better financial future. Connect with Jeff and Monetary Metals on Twitter: @JeffDeist @Monetary_Metals Additional Resources Why […]

Keith Weiner’s Macroeconomic Equation

R > I Equation

Macroeconomists, it is said, have physics envy. Physicists measure how gasses behave as temperature, pressure, and mass of gas molecules are changed, and write an equation to describe the relationship between these variables: PV = nRT (P = pressure, V = volume, n = amount of gas, R = ideal gas constant, and T = […]