Riding the Beast by Jean Dilling
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Riding the Beast
by Jean Dilling
I remember the first time I rode the ""Beast,"" the largest, scariest roller coaster ride at King's Island
amusement park. When I got off, I swore that never would I ride again. A few hours later, I was back in
line, ticket in hand, ready to challenge the beast one more time. How ironic that I should compare trading
commodities to riding the Beast.
July 18, 1988, Monday: A young broker named Randy called to tempt me into buying silver. I would
have usually cut a phone salesman off but he was very pleasant, more informative than pushy, and I
found myself very ...