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Long a buy and hold investor, I now believe that buy and hold has to be re-evaluated in a world of ever increasing, instant information and huge gyrations in markets all over the world. A value investor at heart, I anchor my portfolio with conservative funds and blue chip dividend stocks, but... More
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  • A microcosm of American Debt 0 comments
    Nov 30, 2011 12:39 PM | about stocks: GLD, SLV, GOLD, FXC, FXCH, ABX, KGC, DSU, ESD, MSD, PCY

    No wonder America has financial problems;

     
    When NASA first planned to send up astronauts, they quickly
    discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity.

     

    To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $1.2 
    billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, 
    underwater, on almost any surface including
    glass, and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to +300 C.

    Confronted with the same problem, the Canadian Astronauts used a pencil!

     

    Stocks: GLD, SLV, GOLD, FXC, FXCH, ABX, KGC, DSU, ESD, MSD, PCY
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