Russia and China Strengthen Their Alliance, Weakening the US Dollar in the Process
Written by Nathan McDonald, Sprott Money News
Month after month, year after year, the mighty King Dollar is slowly being weakened, its monopolistic grip as the fiat reserve currency of the world steadily lessening. To many, this reality passes them by, as they are blissfully ignorant to the facts, living their lives without knowing the true ramifications that this will have on their lives.
People have simply taken for granted the reality that they live in and the power that comes along with having the unique status of “reserve currency of the world”. This has granted the United States the ability to expand its empire and military might, despite the fact that it is utterly bankrupt, with its debt levels just recently exceeding the stunning $20 trillion mark. This is a debt that will never be repaid.
Yet, it has not just been the United States that has benefited. Their closest allies have also experienced a trickling down effect and benefited from the close relationships they have formed with their ally and chief trading partner.
Indeed, it has been a good ride, but like all rides, eventually they must come to an end. This is exactly where we stand now. The ride is slowing down and not because the passengers want to get off, but because those waiting in …read more