Different Kinds of Precious Metals?

Answer Precious metals -- gold, silver, platinum and palladium -- are chemical elements that are rare in nature. Although today they are commonly used for making jewelry, precious metals have been used ov... Read More »

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How can I own precious metals in my IRA?

An IRA is an Individual Retirement Account, an account that you set up for yourself, or that is set up for you by an employer. These accounts accept payments to build funds and accumulate interest ... Read More »

How do I invest in precious metals?

Precious metals are the world's original currency. Pointing to the long history of fiat currency collapse, such trends analysts and financial historians as Gerald Celente and G. Edward Griffin have... Read More »

How to Store Precious Metals?

Precious metals such as bars of gold, silver, platinum or any type of coin worth a substantial amount of money need to be stored securely to guard against theft. Choosing just one location for the ... Read More »

Taxation of Precious Metals?

U.S. investors who sell precious metals will only owe tax if the price from the sale of these investments exceeds the original price they paid; a profit known as a capital gain. The Internal Revenu... Read More »