I agree. There has been a rush of gold sellers in the market these days. How much is just salesmanship I don’t know, it does somehow feel dodgy. Diversify your assets (inc gold, housing, cash) and spend time and money on what is most important, friends and family.
The Simple Dollar » The Selling of Gold: “Over the last several months, I’ve seen a continuous increase in the number of advertisements out there for gold. For me, this reached a fever pitch yesterday, when a local radio station I often listen to apparently sold a one hour infomercial in which two pitchmen were incessantly talking about how great an investment gold is in the current marketplace – and, obviously, talking about their own business from which you could buy gold.”