An age-old standard, gold, was one of the most touted alternative investments at the Morningstar 2010 Investment Conference in Chicago last month.

But gold may not be that original of an idea. “Some say it’s been in a 6,000-year bubble,’’ said Morningstar ETF Strategist Paul Justice.

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