buying gold


Buying Gold is like Victorian Sex

a: Buying Gold ~
b: Victorian Sex

What: "Sex in the Victorian age is, in my opinion, a good analogy for buying gold (or platinum or whatever) in MMORPGs. It's considered by pretty much everyone to be a public taboo and is shunned and decried by the establishment yet a huge amount of people still do it, proven by the sheer number of gold selling companies that exist and the money that they make." A Comment on buying fantasy gold in fantasy games, taken a little too seriously, for my taste.

Writer: Gordon
Date: Aug 8 2011 10:46 AM

Buying Gold Is Like Buying Fiat Money Insurance

a: Buying gold ~
b: buying fiat money insurance

What: "If nothing else, buying gold is like buying fiat money insurance. I see a correction when QE ends, but I doubt that it will be a big one, or last more than a few weeks. If the market really tanks, get ready for QE 3, because Bernanke has said that one of his goals with QE was to pump up the stock market. QE 3 should send gold to $1,800 by the middle of 2012.

Writer: Bill near Slidell
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Aug 8 2011 11:22 AM

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