Sunday, April 30th, 2017 MST

Yearly Archives: 2017

Time to buy old US gold coins

For only the second time in 44 years, I’m recommending old US gold coins.  The other time was in the 1990s. $20 Libertys and St. Gaudens now are priced competitively with 1-oz American Gold Eagles, the world’s most popular gold bullion coins.  This in on a per ounce basis! The better grade coins carry slightly

Massive Gold Maple Leaf stolen

Early last Monday morning, burglars broke into Berlin’s Bode Museum and stole a 100-kilogram [221-pound (avoirdupois)] .99999 fine Gold Maple Leaf with a face value of C$1,000,000.  However, the C$1 million face value was nominal.  The coin’s gold value was right at $4 million.

David Stockman-Everything Will Grind to a Halt in 2017

I’m not fond of recommending videos, especially long videos.  However, this video interview of David Stockman, Budget Director during the Reagan Administration, is well worth the time. Stockman reminds us of problems and developments that are being ignored.  For example, Obama and Congress made a deal years ago to suspend the debt limit until March