Originally Posted by Big Bird
In 1985 Gold went down in price over 50% in less than six months. It lost value. A lot of value. In a very short time frame. Will it happen again? Don't know. But its track record is a lot more volatility than is perceived for a "safe investment."
In 1985 Gold was also responding to it's VERY rapid rise. It took YEARS to get where it's at today.