Tag Archives: Investment
What Drives the Price of Silver?
Silver is a commodity, and like any other commodity, its price is a reflection of current supply and demand. Silver is somewhat unique in the precious metals space, however, as its value may be driven not only by investment demand but also industrial demand. This allows silver to potentially experience the best of both worlds. In a strong economy, industrial demand for silver may heat up and potentially drive prices higher. In a slow economy, or during times of risk aversion, silver may potentially benefit from investment demand as investors look for perceived safe havens to put capital to work in. Here, we examine the various factors that affect the Silver price.read more
Physical or “Paper” Gold and Silver?
Investors today have a lot of choices when it comes to investing in precious metals. Gold or silver backed ETFs, gold or silver mining stocks and certificates are just a few of the choices available. We believe that owning physical, tangible precious metals is the best way to go. This guide will outline some of the key differences between these investment choices, and why physical ownership may be beneficial.read more
Getting the Most Metal for Your Dollar
For many precious metals investors, the goal is simple: Acquire as many ounces of gold, silver, platinum or palladium as possible. Needless to say, buying numismatic or collector coins is not going to help one accomplish this goal. Here are some simple tips to help you acquire more ounces of gold or silver and to make your precious metals investment dollars work harder for you.read more