I thought it was worth posting this illuminative chart uncovered doing research this morning. Might make one think twice. Personally, I’m bullish on gold. (But I know only slightly more than the lamp-post on the corner.)
As this Chart
shows, you can lose a lot of money playing in this arena. Check out the “return” from 2011-2015.
(And Morningstar has the audacity to give this baby a 5-Star rating!)
Disclosure: I own this fund. It is among my smallest holdings.