INFLATION & SUCCESSFUL INVESTING

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Precious Metals? As a practical matter, when you buy gold coins you pay a 3-5% premium and when you sell you do so at a 3-5% discount. It is not so easy to “make money” when you need the product to go up 6-10% just to break even. Is this the top of the market? I don’t know, but when prices are at all time highs, it is not generally the best time to buy.… Read More

GOLD, GOLD COINS, & GOVERNMENT CONFISCATIONS

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My guess is that AU and CHF will stay in relatively close alignment for the next few years, with CHF probably outperforming gold slightly. This is only because a strong currency earns interest, and it is more useful, i.e. It can be more easily transported, wire-transferred, etc.… Read More