Bullion Coins and Bars
Gold has been the universal symbol of wealth for civilizations throughout the ages. Ancient cultures created gold jewelry and early forms of money were crafted from gold. Though thousands of years have passed, the fascination with gold remains as strong as ever.
“Holding metals is a way of spreading portfolio risk during times of economic upheaval”
Gold is a popular metal and attracts most of the press, but it isn’t the only metal out there to invest in. The three other major investment metals are platinum, palladium and silver. All have risen in price over the past several years as demand has increased around the globe.
Holding metals is a way of spreading portfolio risk during times of economic upheaval and war, and when inflation threatens currency values. To many people in this uncertain environment, buying metals represents a safe-haven approach to diversification and a partial hedge against equities.