Gold's Bigger Picture: Buy, Sell, or Hold?

Over the past two years writing for Real Money I have weighed in a couple of times with my technical "two cents" on gold and select mining companies. It seems like a broken record at times but the long-term argument in favor of gold is that it is durable and has outlived many empires over the centuries including the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans and others. History has shown it is risky to trust paper currencies. Gold is still here as a store of value while the currencies of those civilizations are all gone.

Gold is a rare metal with jewelry and industrial uses and has served over thousands of years as a hedge. Over shorter periods of time the hedge may not work or work poorly....146 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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