Live Metal Prices / oz
Gold: 1198.94 USD
Silver: 14.22 USD
Platinum: 827.50 USD
Palladium: 1042.00 USD
Rhodium: 2555.00 USD

Investing Guide

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 all w...

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. Thankful...

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 si...

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 t...

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 dec...

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 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 exch...

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 bull...

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 bu...

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 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 physi...

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 credi...

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. Bitcoi...

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 gen...

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 place...

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 mo...

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 ...

Silver Coins - Collecting vs Investing

Silver Coins can be divided into 4 categories: Proof Coins, Silver Coins, Silver Rounds and Junk Silver. Depending on your reason for buying silver coins, one of these may be preferable over another. ...

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 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, conside...

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 and...

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 run...

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 while...

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 fo...

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 histor...

Which Central Banks Hold the Most Gold Reserves?

Which Central Banks hold the highest gold reserves? Would you guess the richest country in the world – the United States – as the top holder of the world’s most renowned metal?&nb...

What Countries Produce the Most Gold Per Annum?

If you are new to the gold market, you might be surprised to know that gold production is heavily concentrated in only a select few countries.  In 2017, the top country for gold production was...

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 wil...

Converting Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoins into Gold and Silver Bullion

Many precious metals investors overlap into the world of cryptocurrency investors. This is predominantly because many precious metals investors, like cryptocurrency investors, are skeptical of governm...