Slate Money

What’s So Special About Gold?

Is gold a good investment?

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Episode Notes

In this Slate Money miniseries, Felix Salmon investigates SWAG—silver, wine, art, and gold—and other things people invest in.

This week, Felix talks to Justina Vasquez of Bloomberg News about how and why people have been investing in gold for a very, very long time.

Email: slatemoney@slate.com

Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael.

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