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Through in depth, due diligence, Camille hopes to uncover hidden opportunities both in the small cap space and the blue chips sector. Camille has learned, however, that many of what look like gems on the surface often have coal underneath the shiny facade. As a result, Camille is happy to look... More
  • You'd Better Buy Silver Than Gold 0 comments
    Jan 9, 2013 3:10 PM | about stocks: SLV, GLD

    Since president Obama took the office in 2008 through Election Day 2012, SPY, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the S&P 500, gained 41%. Meanwhile, EEB, an ETF that tracks stocks in the BRIC countries, gained 30%. EEM, an emerging-markets equities ETF, gained 52%, in the same period too.

    But these gains pale in comparison to those made by gold-tracking ETF GLD, which rose 116% over the same time.

    I am definitely bullish on gold-partly due to rising demand from emerging market consumers and partly due to the incredible levels of money-printing in the developed world.

    But the best performer of the last four years was silver. SLV, an ETF designed to track the spot price of silver bullion, rose 198%.

    Silver tends to be more volatile than gold. But if history is a guide,

    it may be a great asset to own over the next four years, too.

    Stocks: SLV, GLD
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