New Year’s Resolutions for Your Gold Portfolio

By Jeff Clark, BIG GOLDIt's exciting to think we may be nearing a mania in gold. The price will likely double or more within a 12-month period not too far in the future (it rose 125.7% in 1979). And yet, amazingly, there will be investors who lose … [Read more...]

Will Gold Get Scarce?

By Jeff Clark, BIG GOLD We've got it easy right now. Click or call, and you can quickly and conveniently own a gold coin or bar. But if global concerns cause another panic or the dollar breaks down, you could find yourself standing in a line at … [Read more...]

All Golden Eggs in One Basket

Dear Editor, I am a college student and amateur trader. I have a friend of a friend who I have the unfortunate acquaintance with every now an then, and when so I get to hear his loud obnoxiousness. He is a strong believer in the "fraud" of … [Read more...]

Gold Meltdown or Mania – Batten Down the Hatches

By Louis James, Senior Editor, Casey’s International Speculator   As Doug Casey said recently, we expect things to come unglued soon. With the ongoing madness in Europe, it seems to me that things are starting to look visibly less well glued … [Read more...]

Detecting Fake Gold

If you have ever bought a fake gold coin on eBay it can be a heart wrenching experience... let me tell you!  Fortunately, my story has a happy ending (for me at least). After paying to get it certified by one of the big coin graders (PCGS or NGC), (I … [Read more...]

Can You Put Gold into Your IRA? Should You?

By the editors of BIG GOLD, Casey Research Within the last year, 401(k)s and IRAs have ceased to be a safe haven for Americans’ nest eggs. In 2008, employees lost on average 14%, or about $10,000, of their retirement money. Those with more than … [Read more...]