In Part 1 of Turning Paper Into Gold I wrote about the flaws of some ETFs like GLD that are really a proxy to gold, but not actually ownership of gold. In other words, it’s paper gold. The real question that Part 1 asks is, do you trust the ETF to redeem your shares when the prospectus is so full …Read More
In timing the gold and silver markets, people look to all sorts of charts and data to make a decision to buy or sell. They also look to the Federal Reserve and the various voting members along with Bernanke and see what their thinking is. In trying to put all of these various tools together in deciphering where gold and …Read More
The US Dollar made it up over the 79 mark today and moving closer and closer to breaking 80 on its way to the 85 range. Thank you Europe! (Click on image for sharper view) This rise in the dollar can put pressure still on gold and silver prices despite all the problems going on in Europe. It’s a thought process …Read More
There was a recent article on buying gold that Free Money Finance brought my attention to recently. I suggest you take a look at it. It was from Kiplinger and called; “Seven Ways Not To Buy Gold.” I agree with all seven reasons. It’s as if the author from Kiplinger read my book, “Buy Gold and Silver Safely” as …Read More0
I Write This Article for Three Reasons
One, is to explain my current thoughts on the gold market, and two, to recommend taking some profit in the paper stocks and ETFs invested in gold and silver mining shares. And lastly, to wait for the pullback and buy physical gold and silver, setting yourself up for the third and final stage-what I call “the investment of a lifetime.”Read More0
Let’s face it. With yield on treasuries and CD’s so low, those who have lived off of the interest from their various investments have seen their income fall considerably. To prevent having to dip into principal and deplete one’s savings, investors are now choosing to put their money in financial instruments that offer a better return.
But is gold still a good investment?Read More0