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Silver Wheaton Corp. Message Board

  • chemaes44 chemaes44 Dec 9, 2008 4:04 PM Flag

    Yield advantage of T's over PM's gone

    For years, all we've heard is that precious metals offer no yield so why would anyone want to invest in them?

    Well, the tresuries in nominal terms are producing negative yeilds. That is, when you take inflation into consideration, holding those bonds and treasuries issued by the government is a loosing proposition.

    There is no advantage to holding the paper over the physical metals anymore (in the eyes of the masses). A momentus time.

    1 month, 3 month, 1 year, 2 year, 3 year yields are all negative adjusted for inflation numbers the government

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