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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Friday, June 24, 2011

Mining Shares vs Gold Prices

Mining Shares Versus Gold Prices the reasons for the relative underperformance of shares in gold and silver mining companies versus the performance of the metals Costs for miners have risen substantially in recent years due to rising prices and environmental regulations widening the gap between mining share prices and the price of gold, Charlie Morris, head of absolute return at HSBC Global Asset Management told CNBC Friday, the tremendous potential in mining stocks and how these have been suppressed too, despite rising gold prices. Given their tiny market capitalization he expects that when the rush comes, they will rise in value very rapidly and outshine even the dotcom bubble.

I think you can actually get the shares in paper form sent to you so it's not just an entitlement that can be claimed by a broker or something which you paid for but are not owning. I guess you need to think about lawyers & potential for a grab in a collapse. I assume this: #1 dishonest people will take opportunities #2 lawyers will survive the collapse (I know, but it's true, look at history, they're like cockroaches)
Related ETFs : Ishares Silver ETF (SLV), SPDR GOld ETF (GLD) SPDR GOld ETF (GLD), Powershares DB SPDR Gold ETF (GLD), Newmont Mining (NEM), Barrick Gold (ABX), GoldCorp (GG)

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