Live Metal Prices / oz
Gold: 1909.44 USD
Silver: 24.43 USD
Platinum: 887.50 USD
Palladium: 2353.50 USD
Rhodium: 14400.04 USD
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Investing Guide

Saving vs Investing in Gold

There are many opinions on the right amount of gold that should be added to a portfolio, and these opinions differ on one’s perspective of gold in general. Most people look to increase the...

What is the LBMA?

LBMA stands for London Bullion Market Association which is a trade association representing the global bullion market. It is a member-based association containing several banks and precious metal ref...

Will Covid-19 Lead to Hyperinflation?

Few in the West under the age of 50 have experienced any sort of inflation as was seen in the 1970s and in other periods which the older seem to be so fearful of.  Due to policy changes inflatio...

The gold - platinum ratio may suggest some opportunity?

It goes without saying that the past few years have been quite kind to holders of gold. In December 2015, the price of gold stood at $1,049. As of writing, gold was up to $1,650 – representing ...

Why is the Palladium Price Soaring?

The price of the precious metal palladium has soared on the global commodities markets.  In the past 30 days (as of Feb 26th), palladium as seen an increase of 23% and over the l...

How Does Gold React to Interest Rates?

How does gold react to interest rates? There is a populist notion that gold prices react bearishly to an increase in the interest rates.  The proof of any such effect of rate...

Does Gold Protect Against Debt Monetisation?

Ever-increasing global debt has pushed central banks to monetize the debt by printing money. When the long-feared financial crisis occurs, the effects will dwarf those seen after t...

Does Gold or Silver Do Better in a Recession

Perhaps the most heated issue among market observers is whether the world will enter a recession in the near term.  Among the indicators some market observers point to are an inverted yield curv...

When Gold Booms, Should You Buy Silver?

Gold and silver are perhaps the two most well-known investment vehicles across the globe.  Their ability to hold a store of value has lasted centuries.  Let’s suppose one had to decid...

The Benefits of Storing Gold and Silver Bars in Switzerland

Buying gold and silver bars and storing them is a popular form of investment. If you are looking to invest or build a portfolio, consider investing in gold or silver bars. It should be noted that ...

Dripping into Inflation

Price appreciation, commonly known as inflation, is a bad omen for almost every stock investor that has not put the requisite effort into protecting against inflation.  Could higher inflation be...

What is Precious Metals Price Manipulation

Precious metal manipulation is one of the most controversial topics amongst bullion investors of all types and sizes. Some consider it an evil thing done by the bullion banks and other big ...

What is the World Gold Council?

The World Gold Council (WGC) was registered in 1987 as a non-profit organization to help increase the demand and application of gold and development of certain gold products in the global market. It ...

Gold vs Bitcoin: Which is a better long term investment?

Thousands of years ago people began to use gold to making coins to conduct trade with. However, gold quickly caught the eye of investors, primarily due to its usefulness and the liquid...

Can Gold Hedge Against Inflation?

What is Hyperinflation? “When monetary inflation occurs at a high rate, the phenomena is called Hyperinflation.” To put it simply, when the prices of goods and services increase at a...

What is the LBMA?

LBMA stands for London Bullion Market Association which is a trade association representing the global bullion market. It is a member-based association containing several banks and precious metal ref...

Hedging Against a Debt Collapse with Gold

In the world of finance, there is perhaps no more hotly debate issue than debt.  One the one end of the debate are observers who worry about what a debt collapse could do to the global economy.&...

What Happens to Gold and Silver During Recessions?

One of the most talked about issues when a recession appears on the horizon is what the price of gold does.  Why?  Because the price of gold provides insight into what investors think ...

Does the European Market Affect the Silver Price?

Followers of the silver market have long known that multiple factors influence movements in the price of silver. The question here is – How sensitive is the price of silver to Google searches f...

Platinum & Palladium

If the evidence coming out of the U.S economy is any indicator, the global economy may be on the verge of another large expansion period. For precious metals investors, the news is mixed because whil...

Physical Gold vs Mining Companies

When precious metals prices go up a familiar question is asked: Should I invest in gold miners or physical metal? The answer to this is simple. Physical metal outperforms gold miners over the long ru...

Why Chose Switzerland for Bullion Storage?

If you are thinking about purchasing gold or silver, our Swiss storage may be an excellent option. have recently purchased some gold that you want to store somewhere for safekeeping, consid...

Why Invest in Gold Sovereigns

Owning gold bullion has a number of really potentially positive benefits, including hedging against inflation, maintaining value during a recession, and being freely recognised and traded worlwide. ...

Why Should I Buy Gold Bars?

It is important to consider the spot price and the premium when purchasing gold bars. Generally, it is a good idea to invest in bars that carry a lower premium. Gold bars carry a lower premium than m...

Why Should I Buy Silver Coins?

Investing in silver coins provides a number of key advantages over purchasing other investment products, including stocks, foreign curency and real estate. In the article below, we will highlight the...

Gold and Silver During a Recession

Gold and silver investors like to buy precious metals to help secure investments in recessions and other financial crises. But is it worth it? Does it benefit your portfolio if you diversify and plac...

The US Palladium Market

Palladium can be traded on both the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in America. In the United States, individuals can buy palladium in the form of an ETF, and as phys...

The US Platinum Market

Platinum is far more thinly traded than gold or silver. However, it is still a significant investment opportunity for precious metals investors looking to purchase platinum bars and coins. Platinum...

The US Silver Market

Silver in America can be traded on both the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In the United States, individuals can buy silver in the form of an ETF, and as physical b...

The US Gold Market

Gold in America can be traded on both the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In the United States, individuals can buy gold in the form of an ETF, and as physical bul...

Buying Precious Metals Bars vs Coins

Once you have decided to protect your wealth through investing in precious metals, you must decide how you want to invest in precious metals. There are many different ways to invest, ranging from exc...

The War on Physical Money

There is a war on physical money. Stores and retail establishments all over the West are beginning to refuse cash as payment. This is part of a wider trend forcing customers to rely on debit and cred...

Buying Gold vs Buying Silver

Many precious metals investors have a hard time deciding if they should invest in gold or silver bullion. This article will help you decide which one fits your investment goals the best.  The...

Buying Platinum vs Buying Palladium

Platinum and palladium are both members of the platinum group of metals. Their prices tend to move in tandem, and they have many of the same uses in industry. However, investors often have trouble de...

World Gold Reserves

BRICs Hoarding Gold or Playing Catch-up?  Gold is the original money, and it has been the foundation of monetary systems since Ancient Rome. However, in the West, gold has been rapidly losing...

Palladium

The Most Volatile Precious Metal  The performance of palladium in 2017 has been nothing short of phenomenal. Since we first alerted readers to the opportunity in palladium, the spot price of ...

Inflation and Precious Metals

The gold trade is beginning to recover over concerns about global inflation and political uncertainty in the United States and Europe.  Precious metals have a complicated relationship with in...

Gold vs Bitcoins

Bitcoin and precious metals compete as alternative ways to protect wealth from government intervention and political uncertainty. However, recent events have demonstrated that Bitcoin is not a suitab...

Investing in Silver

Silver is one of the most popular and versatile precious metals. The relatively low silver price makes it an excellent choice for investors who can’t afford gold. Right now, the spot price of s...

Storing Gold in Switzerland

Gold bullion is the best way to invest in precious metals because unlike mining stocks or exchange-traded funds - that may not actually hold the metal they claim to hold - physical bullion is real an...

Gold Bars vs Gold Coins

So, you have decided that you want to protect your wealth and purchasing power with gold. But there are so many different ways to invest in gold, and you don’t know which one to choose. Thankfu...

Investing in Gold

Gold was the first form of money, and it is still the safest financial asset in history. Investing in gold is the best way for regular people to protect their purchasing power and pass wealth from ge...

Buying Gold with Bitcoins

  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that allows millions of people around the world to conduct anonymous transactions without the involvements of banks, credit card companies, or governments. Bit...

Storing Silver in Switzerland

  Physical silver bullion bars and coins are excellent ways to invest in precious metals because silver is cheaper than gold per ounce – and thus, easily accessible to investors of al...

Buy Gold Coins - Which Gold Coins Should I Buy?

A Brief History of Gold Coins Gold coins have been used as a storage of value and means of exchange going back for hundreds and even thousands of years. A number of empires and civilisations histo...