>be in Europe
>have about 3k Euros in cash lying around
Wat do, buy gold? Invest in stock? Oil?
>spaz out in Thailand for 20 days in February
>have 300 left
>bet them on 2 football match draws
>mfw you're not following the English pub strategy for life, love and all things commerce
Wikipedia, various books, blogs and investment articles here and there.
Its fairly common knowledge among investment professionals but most people don't stick with the plan of buy and hold simply because they almost ALWAYS pussy out once they see a -25% dip in their portfolio one morning.
If you're a certified investor there's guys sales for oil production in the US and Canada. Our, if you know someone who will buy it for you and sign you the interest.
Prices are such that buying now will get you a two year payback if oil hits $37, depending on what the deduction is for how valuable the crude is.
Also, operators are selling drilling programs at cost and going heads up. Sitter your interest across a good number of wells and you've got a great shot at long term income. They're doing all their best assets to get through the downturn and they'll cover overhead drilling and operating.