Description: The allure of gold is thousands of years old, but nowadays the precious metal has a youthful look. Goldâ€™s spectacular, decade-long run, coupled with the sovereign-debt crisis in Europe, an uncertain outlook for the U.S. dollar, and worries of worldwide recession, has tapped a new vein of investors in their 20s and 30s.
Link:Â Â http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-gold-bugs-are-young-and-restless-2011-11-11
Questions for discussion:
- Explain the appeal of gold to these investors.
- Is their thinking about the long term value of gold sound?
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