The move enabled gold to put in yet another good performance on a yearly basis as it added 6.9% in 2012.
Gold in Yen terms was the best performer among the major currencies as the Yen lost over 20% of its value against gold.
Evil talks about tolerance only when it’s weak. When it gains the upper hand, its vanity always requires the destruction of the good and the innocent, because the example of good and innocent lives is an ongoing witness against it. So it always has been. So it always will be. And America has no special immunity to becoming an enemy of its own founding beliefs about human freedom, human dignity, the limited power of the state, and the sovereignty of God. – Archbishop Chaput