Originally Posted by Garcia Bronco
Not often at all. It's a commodity just like oil. And it'll burst just like oil. So if you are getting now you'll lose money.
It's hard to buy gold when its over 1000 an ounce.
The thing is unless you have a ton, will make a ton of money, it's not worth selling. For little investors the service charge of exchanging and buying gold cuts into it.
Also any real amounts of gold need to be stored and that costs money.
For the avg Joe Silver usually a better bet.