The Gold Rush: Conservative Economists and States Push for Gold Standard

In a move that reflects growing anxiety over rising inflation and a weak economy, South Carolina became the newest state to propose a bill that would make gold and silver coins a form of legal tender in the state. Utah started the trend, becoming the first state on May 9 to recognize gold and silver coins minted by the U.S. government as legal tender. More than a dozen other states are considering similar moves. Gold is increasingly taking the spotlight as worries about inflation and a debt...Full Story
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