This is the real question to ask when choosing between the 'boring' investments of yesterday and the shiny, new ones of today.
Here's a play in an exchange-traded fund for gold.
Don't forget, you are entering into a period of regular quarterly dividends 'plus' for Barrick.
Gold Resource Corp. should benefit as inflationary pressures rise and Travelzoo should improve as normal life returns.
Bring back the gold standard? Whatever nation that did so would instantly have the most highly desired currency on the planet.
A deep dive into gold, silver and copper.
I think inflation is going to be a major theme to the economy and markets in the coming months and years.
Gold Resource mines a lot more than gold, which should make it a decent proxy to reflect price increases in precious and industrial metals.
Silver has taken a hit of late, but we should see buyers start to step in.
When gold and silver retested recent lows this week it shook the confidence of the die-hard bulls.