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Got Gold?

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Some of our most iconic and enduring images throughout history and popular culture have a gilded tint to them. When I think of the precious metal, I’m reminded of King Midas, the treasure troves of ancient Egypt, the California gold rush and the 007 villain Goldfinger, just to name a few.

However, while we love gold in our movies and mythology, gold as an investment has been frowned upon in many mainstream circles, dating back to the jettisoning of the gold standard in the 70s. I learned from my parents and grandparents to buy your blue chip stocks and hang onto them.

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