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Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

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Old 24.08.2011, 18:52
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Neither - you are too late for both.

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Old 24.08.2011, 18:53
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

buy land containing gold ?
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Buy boat and sail around the world
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:07
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

steal gold. use it to buy land.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:08
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

buy beer

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have £49.00 today.

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you would have £33.00 today.

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have £0.00 today.

But, if you had purchased£1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for recycling refund, you would have received £214.00.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:16
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

water, food, alcohol, matches, & cigarettes

When martial law kicks in, nothing else will matter.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:17
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buy beer

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have £49.00 today.

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you would have £33.00 today.

If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have £0.00 today.

But, if you had purchased£1,000 worth of beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminum cans for recycling refund, you would have received £214.00.
I think that might have been true in 2008 but not anymore...

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water, food, alcohol, matches, & cigarettes

When martial law kicks in, nothing else will matter.
maybe a gun and some bullets...
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Long term or short term?
And what is your risk appetite?
And roughly how is your current investment portfolio split?
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When martial law kicks in, nothing else will matter.
And guns.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:29
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

You should buy anything but those two. Well, if you know some land that's special, please PM but otherwise, no.

Select 5 top quality emerging markets mutual funds (Next 11, BRIC etc) and begin buying progressively now. Forget about the money for at least 4 years (it's going to be bumpy!). I just bought into an Iraq fund with 5% of my assets. Total punt really and I won't look for around 10 years. If it disappears then so be it.
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Buy a Cow.
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Every currency on the planet has failed and people have always gone back to gold - but at almost $2,000 per ounce, not sure if the value will hold up & for how long.

Investing in food might be wiser - wheat, corn, etc is skyrocketing and we'll be facing worldwide food shortages possibly in our lifetime.

Or, you can just invest in CHF
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:38
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Every currency on the planet has failed and people have always gone back to gold - but at almost $2,000 per ounce, not sure if the value will hold up & for how long.

Investing in food might be wiser - wheat, corn, etc is skyrocketing and we'll be facing worldwide food shortages possibly in our lifetime.

Or, you can just invest in CHF
These are the thoughts of, and reasons for, a bear market/recession. Always do the opposite of this and you'll be fine. The world is not, in fact, coming to an end; although there are serious profits to be made from those who think it is.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:39
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

Buy Swatch shares, they are having a super year.
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:40
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Buy Swatch shares, they are having a super year.
Will next year be more super even than the market expects it to be? Then sure...buy em!
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:52
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Re: Should I buy gold or should I buy land?

buy land. gold price is too high
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Old 24.08.2011, 19:54
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buy land. gold price is too high
I think you can say "neither" if that's what you believe.
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Buy Swatch shares, they are having a super year.
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