When there’s no other good answer, people buy gold.
Gold hit its highest mark in more than seven years on Monday due to spikes in coronavirus cases outside of China.
The digital currency outperformed nearly every other investment asset.
Central banks' purchases of the precious metal worry some onlookers.
Demand for gold is up 21 percent over the same time last year.
Millions of dollars worth of valuable metals end up being flushed down the drain, some coming from our own bodies.