A slowdown in the housing market, driven by a rise in mortgage rates, is pushing up precious metals on renewed cheap money hopes.
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The precious metal is just coming off of a four-year low, and some observers say a prolonged rally is ahead.
More signs suggest that gold has reached a turning point. But putting a fair value on the yellow metal is harder than assessing what a business is worth.
The market is still spooked by the prospect of Fed tapering, despite signs of a global recovery.
The long-awaited move in precious metals is underway as Wall Street banks and speculators are forced to buy.
In case you're stumped for what to buy the 1-percenter who has everything, prices run from $1,500 to $6,000.
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