BUSINESS
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Gold Purchased At 1980 Peak Outperformed By Checking Accounts

Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Gold's best year in three decades has yet to match the returns of an interest-bearing checking account for anyone who bought the most malleable of metals coveted for at least 5,000 years during the last peak in January, 1980.

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