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."
I guess it's a potato-pototo type of thing but it doesn't seem like PM's ever lose value...it's just that what they are being compared to gains/loses value.