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Subject: IF All Cash but WHAT Currency Date: 3/3/2001 2:57 AM
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so if you have concerns ...

what currency do you invest in

if yen , is it worth anything even now
or what will it be worth in 6 mos or 1 yr or 5 yrs ??

What will a dollar be worth in same time frames ???

Or What will a Swiss franc be worth also ???

What currency will hold value ????

Will ANY currency hold value ????

Will gold or silver or platinum hold value ????

Should you write Alan Greenspan of the US Fed Res
and thank him for pointing out to the world investing
community that Japanese banks are bankrupt ?????

There are no clear answers to any of the above ....
Muddle through ... do best you can
perhaps hoard 6 mos or 1 yr of food and water to be
safe ???

Prepare your farm out of the city for a long stay ?

***Educate your family to the problems and REASSURE
them of being able to get through ... that what matters
are the simple things of food , water and shelter
(and family together) which will be available ????

Also educate family about the nature of any likely
natural disasters as earthquake , tidal wave , hurricane , typhoon , ice storm ... and esp the
results of any economic severe downturns or collapse...
as loss of banks , fuel etc ...
and go over these and your preparations so that
if they occur you are / they are FINE ... and not
alarmed by e.g. loss of car , loss of home , loss
of any one of you as they see the continuing on into
the future of family and hope ...



TS
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