Whenever Bill Holter writes an exclusive report for Miles Franklin, usually twice a week, it will be featured on this blog as a “Miles Franklin Exclusive”. From time to time Andy Hoffman writes something in his daily Ranting Andy newsletter that I feel is extra-important. If you haven’t already read it, take some time to read Andy’s comments on manipulation and why gold became money. This is basic information that you should to be aware of. It all starts with the basics.