a bit long but worth the effort. analyzes alternatives to the u.s. dollar as sole reserve currency, concludes the dollar will remain THE reserve currency until a turbulent transition to a gold standard. discusses how that transition might be managed and a range of possible prices for gold. essentially agrees with ej's conclusions, but with the analysis structured from a somewhat different angle.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/53526093/Q...rything-II-III