Investing in beaten-down market sectors could be good bet in 2012
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Hold the gold » Investors looking to balance their stock investments made big profits last year in precious metals. GLD, the popular ETF that tracks the price of gold, gained 10 percent.
Jacob Gold, a financial planner in Scottsdale, Ariz., said he discourages investors from chasing gold. "I always tell people, when you start to see infomercials about anything, the ship maybe has already sailed."
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