What has been the historical return on investing in gold?

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Although most experts disagree on the ROI for gold (because many analyses do not take into account the effects of inflation, or look at different periods of time), American business magnate Warren Buffett, in an interview with Fortune, and re-published on the site www.Dailyreckoning.com, stated that since 1965, the historical return on gold investments has been 4.45% (not adjusted for inflation). If you consider inflation and average income taxes, the returns may be far less.


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