Definition of Gold As An Investment ?

People invest in different commodities to reserve their cash and / or gain profit in future. One such the most precious and popular metal investment is gold. Gold has been used as money in history and is equivalent to money even today.
Apart from investment and profit perspective buying gold for use is also an asset. An average person can buy it (in form of jewelry, gold coins or bars), use it and then can sell it without any deterioration in its price and condition. This is because it is very liquid and there is less price fluctuation.