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John-Erik Koslosky is a reporter who manages his own stock portfolio and blogs about his experiences at stocksnovice.blogspot.com. Follow me on Twitter @koslosky.
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  • Are There Safer 'Safe Havens' Than Gold? How About the Swiss Franc? 0 comments
    Oct 7, 2011 12:58 PM | about stocks: GLD, FXF, FXE, FXY
    Precious metals have gotten a lot of attention as a safe haven over the past few years, and with good reason: They've had a great run at a time when the stock market has just been crazy.
    But while gold is mighty alluring, its sharp run upward in recent years leaves me worried about a potential bubble. That has me looking for alternatives.
    One of those is foreign currency.
    There are ETFs tracking the Euro (FXE), the British Pound (FXB) the Japanese Yen (FXY), even the Mexican Peso (FXM).
    But the one that truly has had my interest as a good hedge against a bad market is the Swiss Franc.

    Read on here: http://stocksnovice.blogspot.com/2011/10/are-there-safer-safe-havens-than-gold.html

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    Themes: Gold, Swiss Franc, Euro, precious metals Stocks: GLD, FXF, FXE, FXY
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