Some thrifty investors suggest Vanguard, Fedelity or T Rowe Price for lower costs. This is off the subject, but WFC is up 22.25 percent for this calendar year when dividends are reinvested!
Warren Buffett recently purchased NV Energy which lights much of Nevada. NV Energy is moving away from coal and going to natural gas.
It looks like OWW would be a better one for a portfolio gain, but if you want to load up on LODE that's cool. Keep in mind that LODE was the symbol for Comstock Bank, and they were sold to a Utah bank; the shareholders did very well.
Good point! As you know, it's called special inerests. Election reform would help, but the Supreme Court doesn't seem to favorite that type of reform.
It doesn't appeal to those 70 and younger. Many wealthy live in Palo Alto; you don't see Caddies in that geographical area.