Should You Actually Worry About Gold Confiscation?

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Should You Actually Worry About Gold Confiscation?
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Should You Actually Worry About Gold Confiscation? by Guy Christopher, Money Metals Exchange

Most gold owners are familiar with worries of forced government gold confiscation – that one day black-ops shock teams will toss homes to find that stash of coins and bars.

The sole historical source for the modern fear of “confiscation” was President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1933 Executive Order 6102 telling America to cough up its gold in the midst of The Great Depression.

But closely reading FDR’s infamous order offers a sobering perspective, which doesn’t fit the ever-evolving folklore. This reality might calm some confiscation fears…

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