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    Gold Standard Case Study

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    expanded dramatically compared to quarter 3 and now it includes products in two other market segments, the need for new sales people increases as well. In the next quarter Chicago will continue to have the greatest number of people out of all the markets in which Gold Standard competes. The reason for this is the fact that Chicago is the largest market for both the Mercedes and Traveler target segments and it also has a large Workhorse potential. Overall Chicago is the largest market, which means that in order to capture its full potential…

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    The Gold Standard

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    The Gold standard was exactly that, a global standard based upon the value of gold. It allowed the economies of the world to have a point of reference with each and every economy that adopted the gold standard. While it once was synonymous with the economic strength of a nation and economy. It eventually crumbled like all things that man creates, its importance should not be undervalued but it was a standard that did not grow with the times and was left behind. The history of gold is an…

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    excluded other important factors such as Customs Law and international monetary system. On the other hand, Samuelson advanced an opinion that chains of historical events were fortuitously coincided. However, his opinion did not consider the repeatability of recession and the similarity of economic issues. Also, others claimed theories based on banking crises and failure of the gold standard. The book, The World in Depression 1929-1939 by Kindleberger, stated the reasons that the global Great…

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    look at it. Both the idea of having the gold standard and not having our money backed by anything are two very shaky and solid ideas. The current system has no backing of any kind so prices are slanted more toward the government’s whim. This can make the economy more flexible in a hard pinch by just printing more money. The gold standard gives our money more solidarity because there is only so much gold in the world this limits the spending on pointless wars and keeps thing with in their means.…

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    A standard. A global monetary standard. Such the day, as capricious as it may sound, may not be so inconceivable after all. It might just very well be right around the corner. For those who service the media as a sort of “global creed,” it is with great disappointment to find it saturated with too many economic disparities and presumptuous assumptions. Adept theorists are blatantly candid in sharing the reason(s) they believe are the cause(s) of the current state of turmoil. And it goes without…

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    GOLD STANDARDS Every day, more and more, it has become almost inevitable to not turn on the TV and hear nothing but the fact that the economy is taking a turn for the worse as the days pass by. One can’t help but presume—more likely assume—there be no light at the end of the tunnel. America, as a whole, all that she is comprised of, finds herself at what almost can be classified as tumultuous. And with the national economy being stagnant at most, the question of whether or not to reinstate the…

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    Alexis Villarreal Prof. Matlock English 1302 12 August 2015 Gold Standard Gold has been admired and criticized throughout the centuries. There has been many unimaginable commodities like stones, pottery, tobacco, and after many errors of the wrong one, human kind embraced Gold. People did not randomly adopt Gold; it was rare, dense, shiny and easily identifiable. Even nowadays all people go crazy for a piece of gold, and would even kill. The gold standard would open up opportunities for…

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    June 15 Case Study

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    The Forecasting for the June 15th financial instruments of the S&P 500, 10 year T-Notes (yield), the gold price, the oil (WTI), the unemployment rate, and the Euro. My reasoning for these instruments was a mix between guessing and little economic reasoning. Out of the 6 financial instruments I was closest to 10 year T-Notes (yield), and the oil (WTI). While the other four instruments I was either in the right direction or the market went in the opposite of what I predicted. On May 18th the S&P…

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    Bretton Wood Effect

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    threatened the Bretton Woods system, because the United States did not have enough gold to cover the volume of money in the worldwide circulation at the $35 per ounce exchange rate (Office of the Historian, n.d.). Traders in foreign exchange markets became increasingly inclined to sell dollars based on their belief that the dollars overvaluation would one day compel the United States government to devalue it, which resulted in periodic runs on the dollar (Office of the Historian, n.d.). As a…

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    The gold standard monetary system was in use from the 18th to 20th century. It is a system which economic units are based on a fixed quantity of gold. It was first used by the United Kingdom in 1717. The system offered price stability, a fixed exchange rate and free movement of gold. Other countries slowly began to see the advantages of the system, and by the end of the 1870’s, most industrial countries had followed the United Kingdom’s gold-backed exchange rate. 1873 marked the beginning of the…

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