Thank the Fed.
Time to call a financial planner. As a member of the U.S. Air Force stationed in Thailand in the early 1970s, this particular veteran has certainly seen a lot over his lifetime, But he clearly didn’t see this coming. In a recent “Antiques Roadshow” episode, the unnamed man, with long hair and a bandana, took his watch in for an appraisal. When he was told how much it was worth — up to $700,000! — he fell to the ground in shock. “You gotta be sh***ing me!” he said. Understandably. That’s quite a return on investment, considering he bought the 1971 Rolex Oyster Cosmograph in 1974 for only $345. When he ... (full story)