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by I Shrugged
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Will Trump be Re-elected?
Replies: 186
Views: 11245

Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Then again, no one thought the GOP had anyone who could beat Hillary.
by I Shrugged
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: BOJ Largest Shareholder of stocks
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: BOJ Largest Shareholder of stocks

Don't forget the beneficial effect on pension plans of propping up stock prices. Can developed countries even afford a 10 to 15 year bear market? The seas look benign right now, but somewhere out there be dragons.
by I Shrugged
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The left should resist the siren song of ‘modern monetary theory’
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: The left should resist the siren song of ‘modern monetary theory’

Every time I read about MMT, I start giggling. I mean, come on. No one can be that stupid, can they?
Obviously they can. Which is why it tickles me so.
by I Shrugged
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)
Replies: 12
Views: 2352

Re: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)

I've been reading up on AAAU. I like the expense ratio of only 0.18%, versus 0.40% for GLD. I like that an investor can redeem shares for physical gold, although it's not the easiest process. No surprise there. But at least it can be done. The gold is stored, allocated, at Perth Mint. They are the c...
by I Shrugged
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository
Replies: 11
Views: 548

Re: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository

I'm looking online, trying to find a listing of the dealers that work with the TBD. So far I'm coming up empty. Anyone have a link?
by I Shrugged
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository
Replies: 11
Views: 548

Re: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository

Thanks TN. I know that's a bit of a personal question, but it's nice to hear that someone here has actual experience with a given gold storage place.
by I Shrugged
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository
Replies: 11
Views: 548

Re: Another unexpected benefit of the Texas Bullion Depository

That's interesting. There is always a little anxiety with those kinds of things, like you have to act immediately.

Do you have gold there?
by I Shrugged
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2383
Views: 382940

Re: The GOLD scream room

Here is a short column on gold and a very conservative portfolio by a guy who is not a shill for some gold dealer.

https://www.mauldineconomics.com/the-10 ... heir-heads#
by I Shrugged
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 49
Views: 1136

Re: Climate Change

Heck, we are still coming out of the last ice age which was only 10,000 years ago. Who knows where the top is? The climate history is one of ice age after ice age.

I'm very skeptical because of the political motives on both sides. Even though I'm on one of them. :)
by I Shrugged
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Will Trump be Re-elected?
Replies: 186
Views: 11245

Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

OTOH, Hillary Clinton is notoriously smart.

It's all so wrong and unfair!
by I Shrugged
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Erin's Go Bra
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Erin's Go Bra

My friends used to say Erin go braughless.