01/17/2013 08:21 am ET

Here's Why Germany Suddenly Wants Its 674 Tons Of Gold Back

Movie scriptwriters, rejoice!

Germany’s central bank will relocate 54,000 solid gold bars, worth about $36 billion, from deep underneath the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Banque de France in Paris to the safe confines of German soil — vaults at the Bundesbank’s Frankfurt headquarters.

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