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Buying cheap land plot as a hedge

I'm moving to Moscow, Russia in a month, and am considering measures to protect myself against the inflationary and economic crisis that looks likely to come. I'm considering buying a cheap plot of land some distance (4-6 hours of driving ...

Forum topic - dvfedorov - Jun 2 2011 - 4:41pm - 3 comments

Ideal cash/PM allocation for inflation/deflation hedge

I'm up to my ears in the inflation/deflation debate and, while I'll continue to follow it because it's interesting to me, I long ago reached the conclusion that there's really no way to know for sure how it will turn out.  The only ...

Forum topic - switters - Oct 5 2009 - 10:20am - 11 comments

Why gold?

I recently finished the Crash Course, and while I was impressed with the clear outline of the impending problems, I don't really understand how buying gold will work as a true hedge, if we're assuming the worst as far as global economic ...

Forum topic - be light - Mar 23 2009 - 7:02pm - 6 comments

investing in energy equity as a hedge?

What about investing in energy equity as a hedge against the Peak Oil worst-case scenario? If that situation happens, energy stocks will go through the roof, so it should help at an individual level to prevent loss of wealth caused by a market collapse ...

Forum topic - kartik.vad - Mar 15 2009 - 10:17am - 3 comments