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Bkeepr100 (< 20)

November 2009



How to get the local, high fee broker off your back, for awhile.

November 17, 2009 – Comments (1)

A while back my brother bought into the Vanguard Precious metals and mining fund at $12.04 per share.  It's $20.87 right now and he has done real well with that fund.  [more]



Fake 400 troy oz Gold bars found...from central bank transfer to Hong Kong.

November 14, 2009 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: GLD

There are now reports of fake 400 oz gold bars in Oct. of this year.  The report from Hong Kong said that the bars were gutted and had tungsten inside instead.  The finger was first pointed at the Chinese for making the fake bars.  The Chinese have pointed the finger at the Clinton Administration for the problem. Saying that they gold plated tungsten blanks and sold them on the open market.  Many of these fake bars might possible be in the GLD ETF holdings!  Nice way to hide them!!  [more]



Peak Gold?

November 12, 2009 – Comments (2)




Back to the Future?

November 09, 2009 – Comments (5)

  The last year's time of adjustment has been hard.  I lost the automotive factory job held, before the crash in 2008. (No big deal really, was a truely, dead end job for me as a skilled laborer. Just miss the easy paycheck it gave to me.) I have been in re-training for a year so far, due to the company's sending of job(s) overseas.   [more]