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Stocks vs. Gold

Since 1950, the price of gold has outstripped inflation by a sizable margin. However, the S&P 500 index of American stocks has done much better still.
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Notes:
All numbers are inflation adjusted. Stocks are adjusted for splits and dividends.
1950 prices = 100 on the index
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level 51
Aug 4, 2018
gold is still more aesthetically pleasing
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level 73
Aug 4, 2018
But it never splits two for one.
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level 57
Aug 4, 2018
Neither does Berkshire Hathaway.