Checking out this article from Raymond James strategist, Jeff Saut, on the "Intrigue of Permanent Investments" (hat tip: Derek Hernquist).
There are some very interesting comments here on gold, farmland, and the "intriguing concept" of a permanent investment portfolio - if such a thing can ever really exist.
Rather than spoil the surprise (or front-run the excellent Bernard Baruch story), we'll let you read it for yourself. Enjoy the article!
Related articles and posts:
1. Tangible Investments - Financial Sense Online.
2. Unloved, Undervalued, & Underowned - Jim Puplava at FSO.