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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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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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It is Imperative to Invest in Physical Gold and/or Silver NOW – Here’s Why

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Asset allocation is one of the most crucial aspects of building a diversified and sustainable portfolio that not only preserves and grows wealth, but also weathers the twists and turns that ever-changing market conditions can throw at it. However, while the average [financial] advisor or investor spends a great deal of time carefully analyzing and picking the right stocks or sectors, the basic and primary task of asset allocation is often overlooked. [According to research by both Wainwright Economics and Ibbotson Associates and the current Dow:gold ratio, allocating a portion of one's portfolio to gold and/or silver and/or platinum is imperative to protect and grow one's financial assets. Let me explain.] Words:1060

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