New York, NY. December 1974. In the famous Mocatta Metals firm of New York, the salesmen, the deposit boxes and the computers are all awaiting their first clients. Oficially from December 1974 on americans will be able to buy gold for the first time in 41 years. The forecast is that americans are going to buy at least 280 tons of gold during the month of January and for the coming year the purchases will attain the figures of 500 million dollars. The United States is back on the gold standard.
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