Precious Metal Bars – cast or minted bars?

After browsing the online inventory of many precious metal dealers, you may have noticed that precious metal bars are often categorized by the way in which they are made. There are two ways to manufacture such bars, casting and minting, and the finished precious metal products are referred to as cast bars and minted bars. … Continue reading “Precious Metal Bars – cast or minted bars?”

Silver – the perhaps best reason to buy it

Many precious metals investors neglect silver, perhaps because of its relative abundance and therefore much lower price. There are however several good reasons not to overlook that cheaper shiny metal that has attracted buyers for millennia already. The famous investor Warren Buffett once purchased 129.7 million ounces of it for his holding company Berkshire Hathaway. … Continue reading “Silver – the perhaps best reason to buy it”

Why buy Platinum?

When reading articles online that deal with investing in precious metals, almost all of them focus on gold and/or silver. However, most precious metals dealers online also offer platinum and palladium bullion products, yet few investors are well informed about investing in these metals. This month, Buy-Gold.Link will publish two articles that will deal with … Continue reading “Why buy Platinum?”

Bullion Products with Security Features

Security is increasingly becoming an issue when buying precious metals. There are many companies in China that specialize in reproducing famous coins, from the ancient Chinese coins that have a square hole in the middle all the way up to renowned brands in the bullion market. These fake coins and bars (often filled with tungsten … Continue reading “Bullion Products with Security Features”