Beware of Gold Scams

When the U.S. dollar falls in value, the price of gold and silver can usually be expected to rise. And with the dollar in free-fall as it is at the time of this writing, the trend is proceeding true to form, with gold just recently blowing past $800 an ounce. But when the gold and silver markets turn bullish and enthusiasm among investors accordingly rises, watch out! Amid every new “gold rush,” you can also expect a fresh assortment of corresponding scams to appear. The last major bull market for gold and silver, the 1970’s, saw scam artists abound; and this time around – especially with the proliferation of the Internet – will likely be more of the same. And … read more ->