The Effect of a Stock Market Collapse on Silver amp Gold
Gold Rose 2328 Trough to Peak While the SampP 500 Was Flat. The SampP basically went nowhere during the entire decade of the 1970s. After 10 years it was up a measly 14.3 percent excluding dividends. Gold on the other hand posted an incredible return. It rose from 35 per ounce in 1970 to its January 1980 peak of 850 a whopping 2328 percent.