I only have gold, no money. This is because the US treasury is off the gold
standard. It makes it hard to buy a loaf of bread and gas but I just shave off a
few slivers of gold from the bar and hand it to the store owner. They have to
take it, by law.
People buy gold out of fear of things like Glenn Becks economic/ conspiracy
theory developed when a DJ in Arizona. If you buy out of panic, you sell out of
fear faster. Gold only makes money for brokers. It will be under a thousand