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Economic Lessons from the Age of the Pharaohs

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2015 Dec 29, 2015 - 02:55 PM GMT

By: GoldCore

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“Joseph urged the Pharaoh to set aside one fifth of the crop in the good times and store the grain to ease the famine in the bad times, because if he didn’t do that, the good times would be forgotten and all the people would remember was the bad times. This wouldn’t be politically good for the Pharaoh.”


“This is where economics began, on the shores of the Nile. This is where the Hebrew Joseph began to interpret the dreams of the Pharaoh, claiming that the economy moved in cycles. This was also the birth of the seven-year business cycle, plus countercyclical macro policy.”

David McWilliamslooks in the past and ahead at the effects of enormous debt accumulation in a world where another seven-year business cycle is ending. The full article can be read here.

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Today’s LBMA Gold Prices: USD 1067.25, EUR 972.89 and GBP 718.46 per ounce.
24 Dec LBMA Gold Prices: USD 1071.90, EUR 978.02 and GBP 719.42  per ounce.

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