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Tag Archives: precious metals

The Moses Generation & the Future of Gold

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I have come out of retirement for this one off, once only, speech to warn that the good ship “Life As We Know It” is sinking. You have the choice of getting into a life boat now or going down with the ship. The life boats consist of precious metals and other assets that will survive the coming currency destruction. [Let me explain.] Words: 1400

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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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Jeff Nielson: More of What to Look for When Investing in the Gold Miner Sector

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With gold recently trading at its nominal high it is only natural that investor curiosity about precious metals mining companies should start to grow and the fact that relatively few investors know much about the various types of companies in this market sector is an indication that this market is many years away from peaking. [This article will change all that.] Words: 1912

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Why You Should Own Some Silver – As Well As Gold

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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