The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor Charly Travers discuss topics around the investing world.

John and Charly react to a recent piece that said that Warren Buffett is wrong about gold. Charly puts forward his case for owning productive businesses while conceding that owning some gold makes a lot of sense for some investors. The video concludes with some ideas from Charly on investing in gold.

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