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by stpeter
Sun Dec 08, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Canadian safe deposit boxes
Replies: 1
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Canadian safe deposit boxes

For folks in America, opening a bank account at a Canadian bank and storing gold in a safe deposit box there would seem to be an effective approach to geographic diversification. I noticed that in an earlier forum thread this option wasn't highly recommended, and it's not really discussed in Rowland...
by stpeter
Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: So how should the PP behave if the U.S....
Replies: 49
Views: 6455

Re: So how should the PP behave if the U.S....

I didn't answer your questions because (1) I don't claim to have the answers :-) and (2) I don't think it's at all likely that the U.S. dollar will lose its reserve currency status. However, it seems to me that the U.S. dollar couldn't lose its reserve currency status unless some major changes were ...
by stpeter
Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: So how should the PP behave if the U.S....
Replies: 49
Views: 6455

Re: So how should the PP behave if the U.S....

To what currency would the U.S. dollar lose its reserve status? Based on the research I've done, I would say that the U.S. dollar might not be a beautiful currency, but it's prettier than the alternatives (in this context, mainly the euro, the yen, and the yuan). A real gold bug might argue that the...