When the world market made a big drop last year, the gold market on the other hand is going up. I was watching the stock market often before and some of those that was interviewed what are the safe investment to play with in the time of economic crisis, they said buy gold bars or invest in gold. The gold is accordingly safe and will retain it's value even in an uncertain economic situations. Gold buyers and investors trust this kind of investment because of it is perceived as a valuable commodity. I am not investment savvy but hearing the investment trending when it comes to precious metal market, gold is a sure way to have a great investment result. You can also see on television that there are companies who are wanting to buy your gold for extra cash and even there you get a decent amount for your gold. So when you want to invest and want a positive result of your investment, consider gold buying. It will surely pay hefty in the future.