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  • Paper Or Physical? Different Methods Of Investing In Gold [View article]
    I try to keep it simple. I want Gold coins that are not collectibles. I can quickly figure out the value of my coins by checking on the spot price of Gold. No muss, no fuss.

    I want only physical, for my protection. If I do go into Forex, I take delivery. "They" don't like that. No fears of hypothecation.

    And if I want to step up my risk, I go first to Silver coins or bullion, then gold and silver mining stocks for leverage to the spot price.

    Read more in depth about my choices, reasoning, and my track record in "Gold Rush!". It's currently available as an eBook on Amazon.
    Oct 9, 2012. 09:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why It's Time To Invest In Mining Shares [View article]
    You gave us plenty of time to load up before gold mining stocks took off.
    Sep 30, 2012. 07:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Gold Is No Longer an Effective USD Hedge [View article]
    Gold and the USD
    The fact that there is no inverse correlation between Gold and the USD for the last two years doesn't persuade me. I have to ask what changed from the last ten years when going long Gold to hedge the USD worked to the last two years that it didn't work. Do you think there was government interest to cap Gold to keep the fever down?

    Today Gold is very close at today's close to making new all-time highs and the USD looks sick. I'll stick with my hedge, thank you very much. It's worked so far.
    Mar 22, 2011. 01:04 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Velocity of M2 in the United States [View article]
    I was a stockbroker for almost 30 years, continue to be active in markets and have been involved in marketing since 1998.
    Aug 17, 2010. 11:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Velocity of M2 in the United States [View article]
    Brad, looking at your charts I see that prior to 1979 the peaks in velocity came during recessions. Since 1979 the lows in velocity have come dueing recessions. Any explanation for the change?
    Aug 17, 2010. 11:04 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Heading for a Bear Market or Another Crash? [View article]
    Isn't this the second Hindenburg in the last 30 to 45 days? Seems I recall hearing about this earlier.
    Aug 16, 2010. 12:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Prices Are About to Fall [View article]
    I have just posted No Mea Culpa From Avery Goodman about his call on a silver decline by March, 2010. I invite you to read it at my blog
    Jan 5, 2010. 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Prices Are About to Fall [View article]
    The indicator that led you to be bullish on Silver, backwardation, hasn't changed for the better it's gotten more narrow. Yesterday according to Bill Murphy's column at Le Metropole Cafe, "There is only 1 cents of contango in silver NOV/DEC contracts and only 2 cents NOV/JAN contracts. The contango in gold NOV/DEC remained at only $0.6 and $1.2 for NOV/FEB."
    How can that be bearish for Silver? Hmmm!
    Nov 5, 2009. 08:39 AM | 18 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Warning Signs from Brazil [View article]
    Time With Mike has two posts focused on Brazil at Khrono Stock that readers of Seeking Alpha might find interesting:
    CPFL Energia (NYSE:CPL) Yields 7.6% and Trading The USD/BRL
    Jul 30, 2009. 09:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Does Gold's Price Behavior Mean? [View article]
    a href="">Rob Kirby told us that, back in September, 2005 that <i>Ibbotson Associates</i> <blockquote>
    generally accepted as and referred to in the investment industry as the quintessential authority on what optimal asset allocation is or should be – period!
    </blockquote>did a study of including precious metals investments in portfolios and found<blockquote>...
    “that precious metals performed best <b>when they were needed the most</b> by providing positive returns during the years that traditional asset classes had negative returns. Ibbotson determined that investors can potentially improve the risk-to-reward ratio in conservative, moderate and aggressive portfolios by including precious metals bullion with allocations of 7.1%, 12.5% and 15.7% respectively.”<p>... one in the investment community should underestimate the importance and potential effect of this study</b>.(empha... added)
    Dec 30, 2008. 12:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment