Buying gold | Joachim De Zutter
Overview of the yearly return of gold in widely used currencies:

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Kitco: 24 hour live gold spot price chart
Kitco: 24 hour live silver spot price chart

Evolution of the gold price (London PM fixing price in USD) versus the S&P500 since 1950 (until 27th of September 2013) :

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett sceptical on buying gold:

Warren Buffett: "A productive asset will outperform a non-productive asset over time."

Gold standard

Peak gold