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About five or six years I heard conservative radio show host Laura Ingraham ask economist Ron Insana what he thought of gold as an investment shed plans. (Like many other conservative radio shows, one of Laura's sponsors at the time was a gold dealer shed plans.)

She laughed graciously when he replied, "Sure, everybody should keep some gold on hand to bribe border guards shed plans."

Since then gold has gone up dramatically in price and gold dealers are running ads on many radio shows shed plans. Many people calling in to the two financial advice shows I listen to are asking about gold shed plans. Jewelry stores have big "We Buy Gold" signs in their windows shed plans.

Thanks to the financial crisis that began in the summer of 2007, many Americans and other people around the world are concerned about their futures shed plans. Americans in particular are concerned about the huge -- and still growing -- government deficit and how that appears likely to continue to drive down the value of the U shed plans.S shed plans. dollar shed plans.

After all, gold is traditionally the safe shelter people turn to in bad economic times shed plans. Its price is often highly correlated with political instability and inversely correlated with stock market performance shed plans.

It's impossible to underestimate the emotional appeal of gold shed plans. Just go to any jewelry store in Thailand shed plans. You'll see massive numbers of gold necklaces hanging on the wall shed plans. On a sunny day the huge amount of shining metal against the bright red walls is like a bright glare in your eyes shed plans.

Then realize that many of the women who'll buy those necklaces have no other form of wealth or savings shed plans. All over the world, for billions of poor people, gold jewelry is the family's entire wealth, on display shed plans. When they need cash, they hock the necklaces, chains, rings, bracelets, nose rings and ear rings at the local pawnbroker shed plans.

What many people forget is that gold has practical uses as well shed plans. Many people with bad teeth have gold fillings or crowns in their mouths shed plans.

Gold is also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity, and it's very malleable and ductile shed plans. It's used in the manufacture of semiconductors shed plans.

Its traditional role as a permanent store of value subjects it to political situations as well shed plans. Many times in the past thirty years, just as normal supply and demand factors were driving up its price, a central bank in Europe would start selling gold to drive the price back down shed plans. Even Switzerland, the country most associated with the gold standard, in recent years has sold some of its gold reserves shed plans.

This uncertainty makes trading gold as a commodity quite risky shed plans. It reached its historic high of $800 in 1980 shed plans. Recently it's been over $1000, but it'd have to reach about $2100 in current U shed plans.S shed plans. dollars to equal its 1980 price shed plans.

Nobody can say it won't, but that doesn't mean it will shed plans. It's already tripled in price in the past five years shed plans.