NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Gold hit an all-time high in 2009, marking the ninth straight year that prices increased. Some suggest its uptrend will come to an end, however, there are numerous forces indicating the contrary.The first supporting force behind gold's strength is the unconventional policies of the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to maintain its short-term nominal interest rate target near or at zero through 2010, which is likely to provide strong support to gold prices.
Why Gold Will Maintain Its Luster
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