From the Dec. 27 Numismatic News E-NewsLetter
What is your level of confidence in gold as an investment?
Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.
My level of confidence in gold as an investment is almost as high as the national debt.
Yes, I have confidence in gold as an investment. I believe it's stable enough, not likely to drop much from its current range but has enough strength in the market especially overseas that it should steadily rise throughout the years ahead.
When paper collapses, gold will flourish.
It has always been worth something but the last advice I'd take would be from a bullion selling firm or a Coin Dealer. Sales are their goal - They have never had the hobbyist interests in mind. For insight, Look to neutral non-affiliated sources you can verify.
I think gold is a good investment.
I have absolutely zero confidence in gold as an investment. One cannot “invest” in gold, one can only “speculate” in it.
V. Kurt Bellman
What is YOUR definition of investment?
Las Vegas, Nev.
I think it’s awesome if I could afford it.
As an investment, no. As a store of wealth and financial foundation/insurance…yes.
As long as someone else wants it, gold will always have value.