Of course, the market value of gold and gold products (coins, jewelry, etc.) is prone to fluctuations in demand and the spread captured between retail investors and wholesalers. Before you dip your toes into the gold market, learn the basics of how to invest in gold and also check out Jeff Nielson's piece on why gold makes great money.
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