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Final Warning

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posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 07:15 PM
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Even if you're a farmer/rancher, and can provide all the food you could ever use, at some point, you'll need a medium of exchange.

That's where gold and silver come in really handy.

Gold doesn't really grow in value. Gold HOLDS its value, while the dollar loses.

Gold at $20 an ounce has basically the same value as gold at $1,000 per ounce.

Gold will pretty much buy exactly what it bought in 1920. The only difference is the decline in value of dollars.

Gold futures? Not even. If you can't get it in your hot little hand, don't bother. After all, paper is paper.




posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 07:23 PM
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Amen! an ounce of gold would buy you a nice suit in 1920 and in 2009. It's VALUE is constant it's COST is not.

Buy the real hand held gold IMO not the gold backed securities. And if you can't afford gold buy Silver "The poor man gold"



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 07:52 PM
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To illustrate further, assume in January of this year, you had $1,000 in savings. You aren't getting squat for interest, but you got lucky and received say, 5% interest per annum.

You hold it, and for that year, you made $50.

Now, in the meantime, gold that was $1,000 an ounce in January went up to $1,100 in the same period.

That means that $1,000 in cash you had, just lost $100 in purchasing power.

Had you had your $1,000 in gold, you'd still have your ounce of gold, not losing any value.

$100 false appreciation in gold, less $50 in devalued currency, and you still lost $50, even though you will have to pay taxes on that $50 gain.

Sucks, huh?

And while gold is the real standard, silver is more easily exchanged, since it's in smaller increments.

My Dad told me as a kid during the Depression, since there were 12 kids raised on a large farm, they really couldn't tell the difference. They raised everything they needed, bartered for most other things, but once in a while, they had to have hard cash.

Not that paper crap. HARD cash. Gold or silver.

Something to think about.

For every point that gold appreciates in price per ounce, your dollars just lost the inverse amount in purchasing power.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 08:17 PM
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...We have since 2002 advised our investors to protect themselves by buying physical gold ...



Those dudes were 3 years too late!!

the gold bear stopped in 1999 !!


and they are bragging that they came into gold after it had 3 years in a bull market ???



~~~~~~~~~~ gold in USD. may very well be in a 'bubble' -->
the readon is because run-of-the-mill-americanos only buy/trade in USDs

the BUCK is shrinking in relation to ALL the other world currencies,
so by logic 'Gold' will continue to be in a USD 'bubble'....

Gold may well be 'expensive' in other monies, like Marks or Francs,
but even that leveraged price (not value) is in relation to the USD !!!


get a grip



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 09:49 PM
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I love your posts, but this is one that, hmmmm, should be in the prediction forum?

Just like anything else, final, is what, something that will keep on being extended, until they can say I told you so?

This is just another bad prediction, from some person who is somehow making money off of it.

I hope, anyway!



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:10 PM
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Originally posted by thegreatobserver
Always remember when worse comes to worse, you can't eat gold and nobody would trade food for it and risking their family to starve with a piece of gold in their hands.



the majority of the food supply is owned by industrial capitalists who like shiny things...
having heritage seeds before hand is probably a wise move.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:42 PM
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Wow, most of you completely missed what I was getting at.



posted on Nov, 4 2009 @ 10:58 PM
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Monthly Semi-Log Gold Bar Chart - Since 1974

Gold printed a final bottom in 2001..but..the senior downtrend line extending from the 1980 $850 top through the 1996 high (use straight-edge) , wasn't broken decisively to the upside until 2003. From a technical perspective , it was the April 2003 breakout that confirmed the end of the 24yr bear market...ergo , 2003 would have been the appropriate time for investment management firms to issue "buy" signals on Gold.

The "bubble" references surface every time Gold makes a bold move , meaning every year...and every year they get put to rest.

Ok , one more time...lets try this again....

Gold Price is No Bubble

Edit Add: GoldSwitzerland was a tad early with their call...but ultimately thay called it right.







[edit on 4-11-2009 by OBE1]




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