Precious Metal: Investing and Collecting in Today's Silver, Gold, and Platinum Markets

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Everyone is talking about buying, selling, investing in, and collecting these precious metals - as well as platinum and palladium, two relative newcomers to the bullion field.

Precious Metal teaches you how to make smart decisions when buying these commodities; how to sell without getting ripped off; the best formats of precious metal to invest in; traps and pitfalls to avoid; and much more.

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Overview

Everyone is talking about buying, selling, investing in, and collecting these precious metals - as well as platinum and palladium, two relative newcomers to the bullion field.

Precious Metal teaches you how to make smart decisions when buying these commodities; how to sell without getting ripped off; the best formats of precious metal to invest in; traps and pitfalls to avoid; and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794833992
  • Publisher: Whitman Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 642,099
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Q. David Bowers 4

Chapter 1 What is Gold, and Why is it Valuable? 6

Chapter 2 Silver: Gold's Little Sister, Valuable In Its Own Right 22

Chapter 3 Platinum and Other Precious Metals 40

Chapter 4 The Recent Precious Metals Boom 52

Chapter 5 Selling your Precious Metals 62

Chapter 6 Buying Precious Metals 98

Chapter 7 Avoiding Counterfeit and Altered Coins 122

Chapter 8 Deal with the Experts 132

Appendix: More Resources 140

Credits and Acknowledgments 144

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