Comments on: Former Head of U.S. Mint Goes for Gold Shining a light on the dismal science Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:39:19 +0000 hourly 1 By: Danny Tue, 17 Nov 2009 05:17:16 +0000 The answer is ultra-simple. Gold is limited in world supply and greenback is unlimited. Officials only pay lip service to “maintaining a strong dollar” whilst pushing it down to stimulate US exports, depressing value of reserves held by foreign treasuries. Why change this strategy if working ?