Author Archives: Julianne Jacobs

Looking For Trends? Try These On 

JCK Trade Show

Looking For Trends? Try These On  Should be you getting into ear stacks? Talismans? Opals and emeralds?  JCK, a leading jewelry industry magazine, convened its annual trade show in Las Vegas last week, billed as the country’s largest exposition of what’s hot and what’s new.  For a panel discussion on those subjects, the magazine convened […]

An Intoxicating Way to Think About Gold

Gold Tea Kettle

An Intoxicating Way to Think About Gold        There are many ways to assess the worth of gold, including its dollar value, comparison to the stock market, or whether it beats the inflation rate.         Since 1950, a Liechtenstein-based asset management company called Incrementum has another method: how much beer […]

It’s a great deal. We’re in the parking lot. What could go wrong?

Saskatoon Police Logo

It’s a great deal. We’re in the parking lot. What could go wrong? We hate to keep nagging, but some people aren’t getting the message: don’t buy gold  in the parking lot! A gold-buying store in Edmonton, Canada, reports that at least 17 people have come in over a two-day period to sell what they […]