5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

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Gold tends to be all the rage in times of economic uncertainty. Investors flock to the "yellow metal" when things go sour because they see it as a safe haven for their money. Such a strategy can actually be very dangerous, though. When gold or any other investment becomes too popular, it increases the risk of a "bubble" - unsustainably high prices that could suddenly plummet, losing investors a lot of money very quickly. Here are five metals that may be an alternative to look at besides gold.

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