Don's Column

Select from the list the article of your interest. These columns are the opinions of Don Stott, the founder of Colorado Gold. They are not meant to be seen as the opinions or directives of Colorado Gold, Inc.

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Gold Doesn't Pay Any Interest

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/10/2020

We hear that constantly, and when I began doing precious metals in November of 1977, I heard it then also.  True, it doesn’t pay any interest.  Neither does silver, nor your home, car, lawn mower, watch,...

Silver Coins

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
08/03/2020

1964 was a long time ago, when the U.S. Mint stopped making 90% silver dimes, quarters, and halves.  In 1964, a silver dime would buy 10 cents worth of something, a silver quarter would buy a quarters’ worth of...

Khrushchev Was Correct

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/27/2020

It was a long time ago, and maybe even before a lot of you readers were born, but I remember it well.  After removing his shoe and pounding it on the table (At the United Nations), the news media quoted him as saying,...

Save

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/20/2020

Over the years, I’ve always suggested saving in tangible silver and gold.  I’ve done it myself, and have never had a savings account or IRA.  Using the ‘technical charts’ on the web site, it is...

Really?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/13/2020

Over the years, I have had a few calls such as the one I received Friday, from the son of a deceased customer of mine.  I think he must have been maybe 60.  I didn’t ask, but his Dad had died recently, younger...

Barter

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/06/2020

Most have never heard of barter during the Great Depression, but I am certain it did happen many times.  Unemployment was 25%, jobs were virtually impossible to obtain, and hundreds of the unemployed were selling apples on...

Intelligence

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/29/2020

(Last week’s first story about Wirecard:  CEO resigned and company went bankrupt.)  Pity stockholders who bought when advisors said it was ‘hot.’ I watch looters break into stores, and always think...

"Millions go Missing"

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/22/2020

That’s the headline in a front-page story in Friday’s Journal (6/19/20).  The first paragraph reads:  “Wirecard AG, one of Europe’s biggest and fastest growing fintech companies, said auditors...

Unions

Author:
Melissa Stott
Publish Date:
06/15/2020

I believe the normal human trend, is to associate with your own race, language, trade, religion, etc. I have a next-door neighbor who is a third my age, rents his house, has a motorcycle, and naturally, since he rents rather than...

Police Racism?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/08/2020

By Don Stott 6/7/2020 This column will be direct quotes from two books and a song, plus my comments.  From the book “The War on Cops.”  “The charge of systemic police bias was wrong during the Obama...

Protest?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/01/2020

Left white and black U.S. citizens, and even sympathizers in other parts of the world, are ‘protesting.’  Violence, police cars incinerated, stores looted, screaming, violence, and law breaking everywhere. ...

Debt

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/26/2020

The world seems to be economically shattering.  As an example, Argentina, the third biggest economy in South America, has just, for the ninth time in its history, defaulted on an interest payment, this time of $500...

How Many?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/18/2020

”Barnes Federal Code,” published by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in 1919, is a book I found in a used book store many years ago.  A sub heading of the title says: “Containing all Federal Statues of General and Public...

Three Lucky Brothers

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/11/2020

13 years ago, there were three hypothetical brothers: Tom, Dick and Harry.  Their father died and left them each $50,000, with instructions in his will not to spend the inheritance, but to invest in the best way they could...

Stott's Law - 1977

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/04/2020

In a column of mine April 6 and 13, I posted an idea which is so simple as a way to get over this lockdown nonsense and total bother, that it should be obvious.  I tried to get it on the air or in print, other than in my...

"I Can't Buy Anything with Gold"

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/27/2020

I must have heard that a hundred times over the last 43 years that I have been dealing with gold and silver.  “It’s just a pretty metal.  I want dollars with which I can buy things.  It’s the...

"I Can't Buy Anything with Gold"

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/27/2020

I must have heard that a hundred times over the last 43 years that I have been dealing with gold and silver.  “It’s just a pretty metal.  I want dollars with which I can buy things.  It’s the...

Book Report

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/20/2020

If you remember a couple of columns ago, I quoted from a book titled “End of Days,” by the late Sylvia Browne, in which she wrote on pages 250 and 251, “In around 2020 a severe pneumonia like illness will spread...

Forward This

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/13/2020

The second section of last week’s column, I consider to be extremely important.  Why?  Because my state, Colorado, as well as most, if not all the rest of the states are shut down, with all businesses, factories,...

You Decide

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/06/2020

I think most informed people now realize that America is China’s enemy, and that if it weren’t for America’s ‘big box stores,’ China would still be as it was 55 years ago under Chairman Mao, and that...

 

 

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