Historical Gold Market

Top 10 Important Events in US History and average gold price: 
The American Revolution – 1775–83, gold $19.39/oz.–$20.66/oz.
Louisiana Purchase, April 30, 1803, gold $19.39/oz.
Civil War – 1861–1865, gold $20.65/oz.-$20.65/oz.
Lincoln Assassination, April 14, 1865 gold $20.65/oz.
Manhattan Project, August 13, 1942, gold $33.85/oz.
Vietnam War, November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975, gold $35.05/oz. – $161.02/oz.
Assassination of John F. Kennedy – November 22, 1963, gold $35.09/oz.
Apollo 11 – July 20, 1969, gold $41.76/oz.
September 11, 2001 – gold $287.00/oz
Death of Osama bin Laden (debatable) – Benazir Bhutto announcement November 2, 2007 OBL murdered by Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh in 2001, later Bhutto assassinated end of 2007, gold $271.04/oz., media – May 02, 2011, gold $1510.44/oz.  The interesting point is gold spot pricing on the US Market has increased even during major US historical events.  So owning gold is a smart, liquid and safe investment.

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