Larry LaBorde

Larry LaBorde is a precious metals broker in Louisiana with a worldwide customer base.  Larry also is involved in several family businesses including contracting, commercial real estate, private investing and wholesale distribution.  Larry has been married for 35 years and has two grown children.  Larry is an active member at First United Methodist Church, a 32 degree mason, a member of Downtown Shreveport Development Corp, the Lions Club, the Shreveport Yacht Club and the Bonner Family Office.  Larry enjoys sailing, writing and traveling around the world.  Visit Silver Trading Company, LLC at www.silvertrading.net for all your precious metals & storage needs. 

Articles by Larry LaBorde

I have been watching the parade march by…and after months of contemplation I have the following comments concerning the next two to three years.
With the zirp, (zero interest rate policy) savings and bonds are not paying any significant interest. In Germany some bunds are paying negative interest rates. Few stocks are paying big dividends and most pay none at all. Everyone is...
Negative interest rates will only work if the people cannot remove their funds in the form of cash. Once cash is removed from the system then “money” is captured within the banking system and they can charge whatever negative interest...
I recently finished Tony Robbins’ latest book, “Money, Master the Game,” and I highly recommend it. Many of his suggestions in the book are really simple ideas that everyone knows about, but few execute well. Robbins shines as a personal...
If you go to the website, www.coinflation.com today you will find that the composition of a nickel is 75% copper and 25% nickel. Originally only silver dollars were real money at .77 troy oz of silver per dollar. Dimes, quarters and...
I am often asked the above question several times each day. It looks like a triple bottom is shaping up in the near future. Gold is getting close to its cost of production. The gold/silver ratio is going higher indicating that silver is...
It seems that the last thing the internet needs right now is another story on the Crimea but this is an older story. Doug Casey once said he thought there should be 7 billion independent countries in the world - one for every human being...
Even if you are on the right track you can get run over by a train if you are not moving. Inaction can sometimes kill you. Most of the time you just don’t have the luxury of a crystal ball. Don’t wait until you have all the facts...
Why aren’t we seeing more volatility in the metals markets? A couple of months ago, Cyprus (Russia’s anointed “Switzerland-lite”), proved that first world banking systems aren’t completely against confiscation or “one-time taxes.” It’s...
The lovely Miss Puddy once again accompanied me on another trip. This time the destination was Detroit. I wanted to see the famous Detroit Institute of Art before the bankruptcy judge ordered all the pieces to be sold. There has been a...

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The term “carat” comes from “carob seed,” which was standard for weighing small quantities in the Middle East.