All the Gold ever extracted is 160,000 tons (in 2009) , The American Debt = 14 Trillion Dollars = 1.8 All the Gold ever extracted in Human History !!! The monetary mass in the US is increasing by 15% a year ! Total gold divided by people in the world gives each of us 23 grams
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Gold Mining stocks vs Gold Bullion

The gold stocks are certainly a wise way to bet on a rising gold price, but the differences with an investment in physical gold are enormous. The stock price evolves according to several factors: cost structure, available gold reserves, production cost, geopolitical risks ... A shareholder of a gold mine which was nationalized, for example, will be in deep trouble. Actions are never a refuge, not even when linked to gold. The physical gold and gold stocks are two very different asset classes. The physical gold is more insurance against inflation, the current monetary systems of the central banks and the shocks of the financial system. The gold stocks can be a speculative mean on a subsequent rise in the price of gold. Rob McEwen, Chairman & CEO of US Gold and founder of Goldcorp explains the difference between the Junior and the Senior mining stocks and why he prefers the juniors

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