For gold, it is seen as a hedge, not an investment! Eric pointed out correctly!
I like to invest in equities because they represent ownership of companies which may grow in the future!
Gold as a commodity is subject to high volatility.
But people do buy into it as a hedge due to the decoupling effect with regards to correlation of its performance during market turmoil. You can buy into it via gold ETFs, gold certs, etc.
I wouldn't put too much in though. It's not going to produce income for me.
I dealt with commodities like gold before..
But I have changed my investments into businesses becau...
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