Is Gold A Currency?read thetickerupdated Apr 19, 2013TweetAt GET.com we maintain complete editorial integrity on our content & provide transparent & unbiased information. Companies don't pay us to include their products although we receive a compensation when you successfully apply to products from our partners. See how we make money here.At GET.com we maintain complete editorial integrity.The Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke says 'NO' it's not a currency. Consider this. When economic crisis is at is peak (say war or massive debt crisis) what is the currency that is required to transact with? Readtheticker.com is not a gold bug site, but after the smash down in gold in recent days here is how you 'value' gold. Simply demand!. Interest video:Editorial Disclosure: Any personal views and opinions expressed by the author in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of GET.com. The editorial content on this page is not provided by any of the companies mentioned, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Opinions expressed here are author's alone, not those of the companies mentioned, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.