High Price Of Gold Has Some Rushing To Buy

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The price of gold is up to more than $1,500 an ounce — up from about $300 10 years ago. With rising inflation, China, Iran and other countries are stockpiling gold as a means of retaining their national wealth.

Should the rest of us be doing the same? Or is gold's value likely to plummet? We talk to David Case, Director of Global Research and Editor at the Global Post, an online international news journal.

This segment aired on May 25, 2011.


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