All Ords Gold Index (XGD) is up by 9%, and the Market Vectors Gold Miners index (GDX) is up by 12%.
Many stocks have fared much better. Northern Star (NST) is up by 28%, Troy (TRY) is up by 16%, and Beadell (BDR) is up by 20%.

In general is gold a good investment? Looking at history, no one has became a billionaire investing in gold (top 100 billionaires) so what do you guy's think?