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Money Metals' Weekly Market Wrap Podcast


May 15, 2024

Some people will tell you there is no sense owning gold or silver because the government will just take it from you. They base this notion on FDR's gold confiscation order in 1933. But the truth is that gold confiscation didn't go as well as the government hoped. In this episode of the Money Metals' Midweek Memo, host Mike Maharrey explains the gold confiscation order, why the government wanted everybody's gold and why the confiscation scheme fell flat.