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Tag Archive: Gold as an investment


Why Gold Is Falling

One of my good friend asked why gold is falling ? Before responding I have 2 assumptions in mind :-images

  •  Gold investing is purely psychological. There is no real value in gold, other than its value as a conductor in electronics, etc. So all gold investing is pure game theory, its purely something that has no meaning, into which the only reason to invest is the belief that other people will do the same, for no reason other than their belief that other people will do the same…
  • Gold obtains valuation through a multitude of factors: scarcity, comparative value,
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Economic downturns make investors think twice (if not a hundred times) about putting their money on stocks. The continual plunge of the US dollar to staggering depths during the past few years has given investors a hard lesson in how to invest—even the most prominent stocks can plummet from great heights. Thanks to the futures market, investors can still see the light at the end of a dark, a seemingly endless tunnel. {Happy News} gives a good review on gold versus silver trading.

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Was going through a very balanced article by Satyajit Das, former banker and the author of Extreme Money: The Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk (2011)..where he tried to balance gold in the several parts ..

  • The Return of Gold…
  • Means to a Golden End…
  • Golden Brown Bottoms…
  • Back to the Future…
  • Golden Deaths… Continue reading

Counting on Gold

Happy Dhanteras. If you buy gold today, you’ll become rich tomorrow. Except for gold merchants.

Who sell gold & become rich today only.

Jokes apart Yesterday I was going through the commentary provided by Satyajit Das to a financial daily that was focused on “The return of the Golden age”.  He quotes Investors have poured money into exchange traded funds that buy gold. Some central banks are now rebuilding Continue reading

Yesterday I was going through the commentary provided by Satyajit Das to a financial daily that was focused on “The return of the Golden age”.

He quotes Investors have poured money into exchange traded funds that buy gold. Some central banks are now rebuilding their gold reserves. In Germany, gold is available in airports and train stations from “Gold to Go” vending machines. Shoppers can buy a 1-gram wafer of gold or a larger 10g bar. Gold bugs speculate about a new age of gold.

The above statement was made as the Federal Reserve is giving the U.S. economy Continue reading

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