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Jeff Clark: So How Many Ounces of Gold (or Silver) Should You Own?

Doing the math
Saturday, November 17, 2012, 2:00 PM

This week, Chris talks with Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst at Casey Research, where he serves as editor of their Big Gold newsletter.

They tackle head-on many of the questions weary precious metals investors are wondering after enduing the volatile yet range-bound price action of gold and silver over the past year:

  • Have the fundamentals for owning gold & silver changed over the past year? No
  • What are they? currency devaluation/crisis, supply-chain risk, ore grade depletion
  • How should retail investors own gold? Mostly physical metal, some quality mining majors (avoid the indices), and ETFs only for trading
  • Is gold in a bubble? No
  • Could gold get re-monetized? Quite possibly
  • Where is gold flowing? From the West to the East. At some point, capital controls will be put in place

Jeff Clark

Jeff Clark

The son of an award winning gold panner, Jeff helps work his family’s placer claims in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Gold is never far from his mind or his heart.

While working as a psychological counselor, Jeff invested in the IPO of Snapple, made a bundle, and discovered how very profitable speculating can be. Investing in precious metals and mining became the most natural thing in the world for him.

Making money in the precious metals industry — both for himself and his subscribers — is what drives Jeff. He is constantly researching companies to recommend, analyzing the big trends in metals, and looking for safe and profitable ways to capitalize on the gold and silver bull market. He puts his money where his mouth is, and is completely committed to making BIG GOLD the best precious metals advisory for the prudent investor.