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dumbest buy:BRE-EX I figured it was good enough for Barrick...ha ha.. my broker was sold on it...

In my experience, most brokers are sold on whatever the top brass tells them to be sold on, the stuff that generates extra revenue for the brokerage. It took a lot of lessons, but I learned the hard way that it's best to do your own research and/or guesswork, and not to buy the flavor-of-the-week your broker friend has been told to push.

Getting advice here at TMF is far better than listening to your broker read from the brokerage's BS sales pitch.
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