Pro to the question "Should the United States Return to a Gold Standard?"
"If we went back on the gold standard, and we adhered to the actual structure of the gold standard as it existed prior to 1913, we'd be fine. Remember that the period 1870 to 1913 was one of the most progressive periods, economically, that we've had in the United States. And, that was the golden period of the gold standard... I'm known as a 'gold bug' and everyone laughs at me, but, why do central banks own gold now?"
Interview with Michael McKee and Tom Keene, Bloomberg Surveillance podcast, bloomberg.com, June 27, 2016
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Economic Advisor, Advisors Capital Management, 2016-present