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Subject:  Re: Poll: Technical Analysis Date:  5/15/2013  5:30 PM
Author:  EightTrack3 Number:  17148 of 24625

Okay, last time around the Gold Merry-Go-Round. I think what I find so infuriating about this thread is the total lack of conditional statements, which I believe is central to superior investing.

Gold is valuable, is not money, costs money to store and insure, is significantly more common and slightly overpriced compared to platinum which has more usefulness both industrial and jewelry, and has *not* been a store of value the past 30 years.

For the 313 million Americans, yes. There are 6,919 million (7 billion) in the world. Gold is going to under-perform long