Is investment in Gold worth as Gold Prices soar?

According to the reports, with rising 金 相場, gold has given unbelievable returns. 300% in last 5 years or an average of 25-30% per annum is no less as compared to any type of investment. So, to be attracted towards Gold is a natural thing for all big time investors.
Gold has taken many shapes and sizes in its life span of almost 6,000 years. It was a symbol of status and power and then of richness. It then took a turn to fashion in terms of ornaments and then it took a place in celebrations, where a man would gift his lady to express his love for her. Woman use to dress the gold ornaments on various parts of her body and handed them over to the generations to come. Now, when the gold prices have risen up drastically, the gold has become more interesting to investors than a woman. Yes, this is the fact and is true.
History about Gold price
Back in late 1970’s and early 1980’s gold prices rose dramatically due to gulf catastrophe and instability. Once the prices rose and reached their peak, suddenly got a big hit and there was no or minimal increase in the prices thereafter. This situation continued for almost 25 years and gave no returns to their investors. Experts say that this situation may come once again, as the popular saying states “history repeats itself”. The answer is not known, but people seem to be least cared, as they continue investing in this commodity. And why shouldn’t they buy gold, as it serves 2 purposes: one is the investment in ever-increasing commodity and second gifting gold is the best way to show their love to ladies.
Options available
World Gold Council offers many options or ways in which one can buy or invest in the gold. The investment is purely based on the requirements and budget of an individual. The most common way in which a man invests in gold is buying of jewellery. Buying of gold, in this form has been a tradition as well as style. Many small buyers or investors buy gold coins and bars available in various denominations. Today many leading banks deal in selling gold to their customers in form of coins and bars.
Gold Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is another method where one can invest in gold. The only difference with respect to above is that in this scheme you are the owner of e-gold. Here, the company from which you have purchased has the gold present with it. That is, you do not have the gold physically present with you.
Then comes investing in e-gold, which is similar to above. The only difference is that you are the sole owner of the gold purchased and if you demand, this gold can be delivered to you.
In both the above cases you can purchase gold in terms of units, where 1 unit is roughly equal to 1 gram. So, 相場 金 相場 of 1 unit will be equal to price of 1 gram.
Then you can also invest in equity based gold funds, where you buy equities of a gold company. This company works for extraction of gold from gold mines. Thus, you are investing in-directly in to the gold.
With gold prices, on ever so increasing note, according to experts, one should invest in gold, in whatever manner they can. This investment is surely going to yield high returns. Whether the stock market is high or low, the gold price will always be on the higher end.