Gold is a precious metal sometimes used as investment and historically as coinage for currency.
See also gold standard.
Gold has use value in jewellery and electronics.
Gold is a speculative investment.
Gold has no fundamental value.
Gold has no income.
Gold is a non-productive investment.
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