drbubb Posted May 7, 2011 Author Report Share Posted May 7, 2011 could you point us at a thread where you describe this risk It is simple: If you own physical, you have to store it somewhere, and it may be harder to protect in storage than paper assets would be. EXAMPLE: A burglar breaks into your home and finds both your gold and silver bars, and your paper statements of etf holdings. Which is safer? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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