Jeff D. Opdyke

Articles by Jeff D. Opdyke

I bought some Mexican gold on Monday. Old gold. Pre-World War II stuff. Two-peso coins slightly smaller than a US dime that Mexicans used to carry around in their pockets. Only these are not all banged up and gnarly like normal pocket...
The time has come for us to practice a bit of modern-day alchemy — in this case, turning anything you can find into gold. I’ve been doing that for most of the year so far. I’ve sold out of various stocks except those in industries in which...
Which of these best defines your thinking during periods when it seems failure is the likely option? If at first you don’t succeed … cut bait and scram. The race doesn’t always go to the swiftest of foot but the surest of step.
I’ve been collecting headlines in recent weeks. They’ve become plot points in a dot-to-dot drawing of the American economic landscape. And the picture that’s forming is one of inflation.
The naturally occurring gold-silver alloy is called electrum.