How can I own precious metals in my IRA?

Answer 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 »

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Are there precious metals in oil?

Scientific theory describes crude oil as the result of layers of organic material that fell to the bottom of oceans millions of years ago and mixed with sediment. This mix became deeper through the... Read More »

Environmental Uses for Precious Metals?

The precious metals, gold, silver and platinum, are not only valued for their decorative appeal, but also for their applications in industrial processes. They are commonly used as conductors in ele... 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 »

Different Kinds of Precious Metals?

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 »