Chapter 6. Gold, Silver, and Oil: Commodity ETFs


I treat it not as a game, but it’s challenging seeing where the markets are going. All these indexes you follow and you piece them together like a picture, like you’re piecing a puzzle together

 --Roger Hing, ETF Trends reader

John’s grandmother used to fill coffee cans with silver coins.

But she didn’t do it because she was a numismatic coin collector. I’m sure, being a Polish immigrant with no formal education, that she didn’t know the difference between a Seated Liberty and a Morgan dollar. What was important to her was that her coins were worth something more than paper currency; their value would hold up even when Federal Reserve notes were devalued.

Having scraped her way through the Depression ...

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