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Gold Measurements: What Do the Terms “Karat” & “Troy Ounce” Actually Mean?

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You have no doubt read countless articles on the price of gold costing "x dollars per ounce", own a gold ring or some other piece of gold jewellery and/or wear or have bought/plan to buy a diamond ring but do you really understand exactly what you are buying? What's the difference between 1 troy ounce of gold and 1 (regular) ounce? What's the difference between 18 and 10 karat gold? What's the difference between a .75 and a 1.0 carat diamond? Let me explain. Words: 1102

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Your Portfolio Isn’t Adequately Diversified Without 7-15% in Precious Metals – Here’s Why

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The traditional view of portfolio management is that three asset classes, stocks, bonds and cash, are sufficient to achieve diversification. This view is, quite simply, wrong because over the past 10 years gold, silver and platinum have singularly outperformed virtually all major widely accepted investment indexes. Precious metals should be considered an independent asset class and an allocation to precious metals, as the most uncorrelated asset group, is essential for proper portfolio diversification.

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Can’t Decide If You Should Buy Gold Now Or Wait? Here’s the Answer

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We all want the best price we can get on our gold & silver purchases. It’s only natural, and any good consumer will consider the timing of their investment decisions. It’s a question almost every investor asks: am I getting a good price now, or should I wait and get a better price in the future? Well, history has an empirical answer for you.

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The Major Imports & Exports Between the U.S. & Canada Are Surprising

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Canada and the United States are the world's largest trading partners. The U.S. accounts for about three-quarters of Canada's exports. Because of geography and the North American Free Trade Agreement, there are a number of products that the countries export to each other while at the same time importing from the other. [Take a look at the list. You might be very surprised.] Words: 712

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Gold Is Not Going Up Until These 2 Elements Come Into Play

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Several analysts in favour of gold are predicting a spike to come in the precious metal’s price. They base this prediction on several arguments but, as far as I’m concerned, their arguments won’t be enough to push gold up toward new heights. There are two other elements that need to come into play, and we’re starting to see them.

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