Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Traveling buyer pays cash for gold

Gold prices: Record highs make for easy buys

There’s gold in them thar ... motel rooms. And Mel Manning wants to buy all he can from strangers stepping in from the cold.

“A little extra cash don’t hurt nobody,” Manning said Thursday as he held court in his Super 8 lodgings.

Early that morning, Manning had purchased some silver from a man and some old World’s Fair metallic mementos from a female seller. But it’s gold he’s especially after, and the current market puts sellers in the driver’s seat.

Prices are at record highs . . .

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