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by technovelist
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Selling bullion
Replies: 10
Views: 434

Re: Selling bullion

I have sold to Kitco in the past, but that was some time ago. Then I got an account with Dillon Gage Metals in Dallas, which has a pretty small buy-sell spread, especially if you are doing volume. Recently I have sold to US Gold Bureau, because they have good buy prices and are affiliated with the T...
by technovelist
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2516
Views: 411688

Re: The GOLD scream room

If the last month in gold doesn't have your head spinning, you are a very calm person. Sunday night, oh yeah, Trump is pulling back on all the China tariff talk, gold is going to get hammered. And it did. Tuesday morning -- what changed?? My head is doing fine, thanks. That's because I know why the...
by technovelist
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II
Replies: 330
Views: 22069

Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1145076009827356672 Video of brave and righteous ANTIFA mob in Portland take turns throwing cement milkshakes and assaulting a journalist. They estimate over 95% of Independents and Republicans will switch their vote away from Trump next year after seeing these ...
by technovelist
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Rethinking the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 50
Views: 1700

Re: Rethinking the Permanent Portfolio

Late to this discussion and I haven't read all the comments so apologies if my comment has already been made. Cryptos are a new and largely untested type of asset with no real history to them. In this sense I don't think they have a place in any PP much less the HBPP. They are at best a speculative...
by technovelist
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Rethinking the Permanent Portfolio
Replies: 50
Views: 1700

Re: Rethinking the Permanent Portfolio

Harry didn't even approve of the use of "paper gold" like commodity futures as a substitute for actual gold.
So I'm pretty sure I know what he would have said about Bitcoin.
by technovelist
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: NASA headed towards giant golden asteroid
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: NASA headed towards giant golden asteroid

O0 I’m heavily invested in giant asteroid lassos. I doubt this will come to market in my lifetime, which is good for my portfolio. But getting access to such a mother lode would be very good for industry, as the precious metals are very useful in industrial applications. Unlike Bitcoin, for example.
by technovelist
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Coin Premiums Dropping Fast
Replies: 23
Views: 728

Re: Coin Premiums Dropping Fast

While we're sharing our precious metals holdings. Here are some of the MapleGrams I keep in my wallet daily. Just in case, you know, hyperinflation hits while I'm out grabbing coffee. ;D ;D The MapleGrams remind me of the sad, sad story of Olympic figure skater Debi Thomas and karat bars... Well, I...
by technovelist
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Coin Premiums Dropping Fast
Replies: 23
Views: 728

Re: Coin Premiums Dropping Fast

Oh man. When it comes to gold I have a huge weakness for buying and stowing MapleGrams in my wallet. Kind of addicted, but the spreads on those, even today, are pretty bad! :o Yes, for any newbies reading this: 1oz gold bullion coins are the way to go if you’re going to buy physical. It’s simply a ...
by technovelist
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: KeyBank Bans Gold Bullion from “Safe” Deposit Boxes
Replies: 18
Views: 861

Re: KeyBank Bans Gold Bullion from “Safe” Deposit Boxes

boglerdude wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:30 pm
Why do goldbugs like silver? Isnt gold the perfect currency
Not all goldbugs like silver.

It's fine for a small amount like a bag or two of dimes, to be used as daily spending money in the event of hyperinflation. That's about it as far as I'm concerned.
by technovelist
Sat May 18, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The French Crime of 1873: An Essay on the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1870–1880
Replies: 22
Views: 1168

Re: The French Crime of 1873: An Essay on the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1870–1880

I still don't understand why we have not had massive inflation. My inability to explain the effect of multiple rounds of QE and enormous deficits has a lot to do with why I embraced Harry Browne's market agnosticism. We have had massive inflation, but it was in the prices of housing, medical care, ...
by technovelist
Sat May 18, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The French Crime of 1873: An Essay on the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1870–1880
Replies: 22
Views: 1168

Re: The French Crime of 1873: An Essay on the Emergence of the International Gold Standard, 1870–1880

What about not being allowed to take your money from the bank. eg they offer 0% for liquidity, and 4% for a yearly CD. In a real gold standard, i.e., a system where the same rules against fraud were enforced on "banks" as are enforced against everyone else, you would have to pay the bank a small ye...
by technovelist
Tue May 07, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2516
Views: 411688

Re: The GOLD scream room

Selling gold to buy the best bitcoin mining rig money can buy. Nice. ;) (In all seriousness, I'm very jealous) Thanks! Actually it wouldn't be very good for bitcoin mining, as it doesn't have top-end graphics cards. What it is good for is developing and testing my new key-value store, which is aime...