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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Shortage Of Gold?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/10/2002

The plain answer is NO, so you don’t have to continue reading, if you don’t want to. There can be no shortage of anything, unless there is a governmental price control on the item. Is there a shortage of water in...

Worldcon, Encon, Fedcon

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/28/2002

We have been treated to a whole slew of the late, unlamented, Arthur Andersen accounting tricks, which have left millions of Americans without their retirement savings, investment nest eggs, and future hopes. How tragic! It...

Paperman and Goldman

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/21/2002

Paperman was rich. He had influence beyond most imaginings. He was revered everywhere in America. Paperman’s tentacles extended into everyone’s life, be they rich or poor. Paperman, like Superman, could lift tall...

Insurance Anyone?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/17/2002

All states now require auto owners to possess insurance. Unfortunately, there are many irresponsible ones driving without insurance, often with revoked licenses, possibly drunk, and who seem to be totally irresponsible....

Gold or Silver?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/09/2002

Every day, Monday-Friday anyway, I get the question asked of me, "Which should I buy now, gold or silver?" I am aware of the silver advocates’ continual urging of silver over gold, and I can’t disagree with their...

Faith

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/02/2002

Everyone has faith in something. Absolutely everyone. Most of us have faith in our parents, if they still live, as they were our guiding lights when we were growing to adulthood. We have faith in our wives, if all goes...

Don’s Column

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/31/2002

Well, the FBI, like all other bureaucracies, has proven itself to be virtually worthless, as a recent 13 page memo from an agent has shown.  No one paid attention to the pleadings of a small underling, who had much to say...

Bullion’s Simplicity

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/25/2002

I received a complimentary copy of The Rosen Numismatic Advisory the other day. Along with the advisory, was a nice letter from its owner and founder, Maurice Rosen. I thank you Mr. Rosen. For those of you who own...

Why American Gold? - Part 2

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/18/2002

I now (after a lot of e-mails) realize that my idea of using Silver Eagles at their face value ($1) to purchase or sell real estate at 6 times its value, to avoid taxes, etc, was biting off a big chunk. I have an alternative,...

Why American Gold? - Part 1

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/13/2002

Now don’t get me wrong! Gold is gold is gold is gold, and it matters not from where it came. All gold is a superb inflation hedge, beautiful, desirable, fungible, universally recognized for value, etc. However, there is...

Jobs

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/06/2002

In the field of economics, there are many facets. It isn’t just all buying gold and silver. It’s tariffs, deficits, profits, gross, net, employment, unemployment, politics, money, be it good or bad, foreign trade...

Most Americans Are Stupid

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/29/2002

"Gee, that’s pretty cheap. I just love shopping at Wal Mart. They have everything." That phrase has been repeated thousands of times, every day, all over the world, but especially in America. I’ll give an American...

Supreme Court Decision

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/20/2002

Admittedly, it was the Colorado Supreme Court, but it was a 6-0 decision, and legal wags say it will have enormous national significance. To elaborate: It seems as though the federal drug goons raided a place that made...

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/15/2002

"We’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz. We know he is the wiz of wizes, if ever a Wiz there was. If ever, oh ever, a Wiz there was, the Wizard of Oz is one, because: Because, because, because, because:...

What’s The Price Of The Dollar?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/08/2002

Every month, my web site gets about 48,000 - 50,000 "hits." This means a lot of you people out there, are curious as to the prices of the various coins, bars, and other forms of bullion type gold and silver. The common query...

HOW MUCH INFLATION?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/01/2002

The wonderful federal government issues statistics galore, about every possible item that can be counted. I consider them to be about as reliable as the distorted mirrors in the funny house at an amusement park, which make you...

They Never Go Back

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/25/2002

Have you ever known of an increase in government bureaucracy, spending, services, or intrusion into our life, that has ever regressed? Even local governments, when they form a new department, never, ever, see fit to send it to...

How To Repay?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/13/2002

George is a friend of mine, (not his real name) and he is worried about how the gold owed by the banks, to the loaners, such as the Bank of England, can be repaid. George deeply fears "confiscation," which has never happened,...

Too Big to Bail?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
03/06/2002

The J.P. Morgan/Chase derivatives overhang of some $29 TRILLION, has many "in the know," worried. Of course! Why not worry, when a huge corporate monster, has its future hanging by its gonads, thanks to absurd loans and...

Confiscation?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
02/27/2002

I don’t think so. A piece on Le Metrople Cafe is making the rounds, and I think it must be rebutted. The piece was written by a very reputable numismatic coin dealer, first of all, so the ax to grind is obvious....

 

 

Spot Prices
Gold:   $1,736.30   +0.30
Silver:   $17.47   -0.02
Platinum:   $860.74   -17.56
Palladium:   $2,056.35   -20.75

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