The Betts name has been inextricably linked with precious metals for over a quarter of a millennium and the family business is the oldest surviving precious metal refining and dealing business in the UK. 1760 saw the dawn of the industrial revolution in England and the ascension of King George III to the throne. Alexander Betts came from Battle in Sussex to the village of Birmingham...
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GoldSeek.com Radio: Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Peter Spina, and your host Chris Waltzek
Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy returns with perhaps the most dire news to date. He questions the validity of the official 4.7% employment figure, preferring instead the Shadowstats.com 23% unemployment number. Goldseek.com / Silverseek.com President and founder, Peter Spina returns to the show with his mining share analysis, from his home in the Czech Republic. Similar to the PMs sector, Prague has emerged from the former communist regime, entering a new Golden Era.
Going for gold – but is it a good investment?
Is gold an investment? Last week I would have been very tempted to answer “who cares?” as I fondled a kilogram bar a little smaller than an iPhone. The colour, smoothness and sheer weight of such a small object was totally seductive.