The Case for Buying Gold
Is Gold a Reasonable Investment? is an extensive look at the question. The article answers the question from multiple perspectives, and contains a generous variety of links to clarify each point. Also included are multiple helpful graphs and charts.
The value of the US dollar will continue to drop over time, as the US Federal Reserve and the Obama Administration continue to monetize US government debt. When inflation gains more traction, the fiat currency's loss of value will accelerate.
Al Fin believes that everyone who can should have both gold and silver in multiple forms: coin, bullion, and investment in precious metal enterprises.
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