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Old 11-16-2009, 10:28 AM   #21
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food decoration. Gold, as opposed to other heavy metals, is fairly inert (it does not react readily with other substances) and it is believed that gold, when ingested, travels through the GI track with no adverse (or beneficial) effects for most people.
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Old 11-16-2009, 07:52 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by bigla View Post
Can anyone recommend a good gold or precious metals fund. Thanks Larry
Have a look at ASA.

It's the investment class everyone luv's to hate for very understandable reasons. Even I dislike owning the stuff, and yet I've been overweighted in coins and stock for some time and will hang on to both as long as the $ printing presses are screaming at warp speed. Who knows, maybe I'll end up eating crow in the end but for now I think there is quite a bit more upside to go. Either way it's going to be a volatile, unsettling ride.
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