I just read an article about gold prices going up. Now, I am not an investor in gold but I wish I had placed some pension money in precious metals. I met a man who jumped out of the stock market a few years ago and placed his money in a company that traded gold.
But from the side of the tracks that is looking for money on short term I am encourging folks to take what ever gold you have no attachment with to dealers to flip it. Ok, I am not saying to turn over your engagement or wedding rings but that loose lonely earring that is missing a mate.
Stay informed on a business level with what is happening. To start read this factual article about gold prices and US economy.
Yet some feel that gold is it is still a very bad investment.
Read a commentary about gold as an investment game.
Finally listen to some great audio sessions about precious metals and the world economy.