Entries by Erik Oswald

It’s Time for TINA to Retire

To listen to the audio version of this article click here. In the world of trends, history repeats more than it rhymes. Things which were considered “in” decades ago, reemerge as cool again decades later. From mom jeans to vinyl records and even Marxist ideology. The spotlight of today turns to things—both good and bad—once […]

Gold Under the Mattress vs Gold Investments

To listen to the audio version of this article click here. “If you can’t hold it in your hand, you don’t own it.” That’s one of the most common refrains we hear from gold and silver investors. And while there is a kernel of truth in this saying, investing by these words alone could prove […]

Can Interest on Gold Outpace Inflation?

To listen to the audio version of this article click here Yield. It’s on the tip of every investor’s tongue, but it’s much harder to find than it used to be. In the long ago era of the early 1980’s one could simply open a savings account, purchase a CD or US 10-year notes, and […]