Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

The Gold Museum

Comments Filter:
  • There's nothing quite like the satisfying weight and shiny of a Krugerrand or a Maple Leaf. Mmmmmm.

    • I held a 100 ounce bar of silver yesterday in my hand, very pretty. I'm seriously thinking that a 100 ounce bar of gold should be in my collection, but at US$58,000 its a bit out of budget :)
      • I certainly wouldn't complain if I had a few of those lying about the house.

        I'm pretty bullish on precious metals right now... but I get to worrying when I start to see ads about it on TV. Being an Austrian frequently makes one a contrarian, so I get a bit nervous when the way I'm going gets to be even a slightly popular.

        • I completely agree. I got into gold mostly due to Rothbard's book, and because it was declining, meaning the demand was low. I am very happy that one of my first ounces was bought in the upper US$2xx. For me, though, buying at US$600 still is worthwhile since it has completely caused me to stop spending on useless consumerism. I barter more for things I love (I barter with 6 different very high end restaurants and get free meals often, more than 1 a week).

          I think gold is overvalued based on 10 years of

Machines certainly can solve problems, store information, correlate, and play games -- but not with pleasure. -- Leo Rosten