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Gold Bug Merk: The Risks of Gold

In the short term, gold introduces volatility, though in the long term the currency manager sees gold as a vital tool for investors One risk of gold: it can be stolen. Axel Merk has written a book lamenting an undependable dollar and his funds designed to manage currency risk include a gold ETF — so […]

U.S. Mint Platinum Coins Bypassed in Rush for Gold

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) — Five months after the U.S. Mint began producing coins made with platinum, sales have all but collapsed as investors continue to favor gold and silver.“It’s not considered a currency,” said Jason Carstensen, a medical-sales representative in Ventura, California, who spends about $2,000 a month on coins. Gold and silver have value […]

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