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Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Apr 17, 2013 02:45 PM CDT

If I offered you right now the choice between one troy ounce of shiny, soft gold or one old farm truck filled with 200 bushels of clean, dry corn (and you don't get to keep the truck itself), which would you select?

Before you make your selection, here are a few things to consider. The two choices are somewhat similar -- both substances are the same lovely color and both are considered commodities. Either choice would be worth about the same nominal value: gold is running $1,380 per troy ounce this morning, and cash corn is worth $6.90 per bushel ...

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