The Gold Standard: Why The Financial And Economic Crises Continue – Steve Forbes | Forbes

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Money is a measure of value and works best when that value is stable, just like the inches in a foot. So when the U.S. abandoned the gold standard (50 years ago this week), it cost our economy trillions of dollars in lost growth, and those consequences aren’t over yet. Steve Forbes on the abandonment of the gold standard and on why the financial and economic crises suffered continue to date.

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