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Ned W. Schmidt

Ned W. Schmidt

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Ned W. Schmidt,CFA,CEBS is publisher of THE VALUE VIEW GOLD REPORT and author of "$1,265 GOLD", published in 2003. A weekly message, TRADING THOUGHTS, is also available to electronic subscribers.

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