Saturday , 18 November 2017


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Why You Should Own Some Silver – As Well As Gold

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Silver has had quite a run the last couple months... so it's no surprise that it has gained much attention and interest from investors - even more so than gold. It is extremely volatile, however, and tends to rise or fall in spurts so I'd like to focus on its attributes as compared to gold, make a case for holding some, and discuss some ultimate price possibilities. Words: 1606

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Pension Funds: Why $5,000 Gold May Be Too Low!

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You already know the basic reasons for owning gold -- currency protection, inflation hedge, store of value, calamity insurance -- many of which are becoming clichés even in mainstream articles. Throw in the supply and demand imbalance, and you've got the basic arguments for why one should hold gold for the foreseeable future. [T]here is another driver of the price, however, that escapes many gold watchers and certainly the mainstream media [a]nd I'm convinced that once this sleeping giant wakes, it could ignite the gold market like nothing we've ever seen. [Let me explain.] Words: 788

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How to Protect Your Portfolio From Inflation

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Inflation lurks in the shadows. It destroys value by gradually eroding real returns over time. It is financial death by a thousand cuts. Investors too often look at "the numbers" in their portfolio without asking what those numbers can actually buy over time. It's a classic mistake that John Maynard Keynes termed "money illusion."

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Junior Gold Miners and the Magic of Leverage

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All investors need to have significant protection from the economic turbulence which is certain to lie ahead of us, through purchasing gold and/or silver bullion. However, do not forget that it is the gold and silver producers which offer the greatest potential in surviving (and hopefully thriving) in these challenging times. Words: 1108

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100% of My Portfolio Continues To Be Invested In Natural Resources – Here’s Why

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I put almost all of my eggs in one basket - precious metals, energy and agriculture - with the bulk being in precious metals 10 years ago. These investments are diversified only in that they span physical, geography and company size. What I did has stood the test of time and, I expect, will hold me in good stead whatever happens in the years to come. Let me explain why I thought it was a good idea back then and still think it is today.

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