DescriptionIn recent years, metals have been among the safest and most lucrative investments around, but they are not entirely risk free. Before you begin investing or trading in metals, you need authoritative information and proven investment strategies. You need Precious Metal Investing For Dummies.
This straightforward guide eases you into the precious metals market with sound advice on trading and owning these profitable investments, including gold, silver, platinum, and uranium, as well as high-demand base metals such as zinc and copper. You’ll learn how to research their market performance and choose among an array of proven trading plans and strategies. Plus, you’ll get savvy advice on how to choose a broker, buy stocks and futures that involve metals, maximize your investment return, and minimize your risk. Discover how to:
- Evaluate the different metals
- Add metals to your portfolio
- Decide whether you’re an investor or a trader
- Identify your metal-investment goals
- Weigh the risks and benefits of metals investing
- Buy physical metals
- Use technical analysis to evaluate opportunities
- Make long-term investments in precious metals
- Diversify your metals investments
- Analyze base-metals companies
- Purchase numismatic coins
- Add metals to your mutual fund or ETF portfolio
- Understand how politics effects metals prices
Metals can be an important and valuable addition to any investment portfolio or retirement plan. Make the most out of your investment with Precious Metal Investing For Dummies.
Part I: Breaking Down Precious Metals.
Chapter 1: A Compelling History.
Chapter 2: Diversifying with Metals.
Chapter 3: The Beauty and Benefits of Metals.
Chapter 4: Recognizing the Risks.
Part II: Mining the Landscape of Metals.
Chapter 5: Gold: All That Glitters.
Chapter 6: Discovering the Secret of Silver.
Chapter 7: Platinum and Palladium.
Chapter 8: Uranium.
Chapter 9: Base Metals.
Part III: Investing Vehicles.
Chapter 10: Buying Metals Direct.
Chapter 11: Purchasing Numismatic Coins.
Chapter 12: Mining Stocks.
Chapter 13: Investing in Mutual Funds and ETFs.
Chapter 14: Exploring Futures.
Chapter 15: Options.
Part IV: Investment Strategies.
Chapter 16: Choosing a Trading Approach.
Chapter 17: Finding and Using a Broker.
Chapter 18: Using Technical Analysis.
Chapter 19: Following Politics and Markets.
Chapter 20: Dealing with Taxes.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten (Nearly) Reminders about Mining Stocks.
Chapter 22: Ten Rules for Metals Investors.
Chapter 23: Ten Rules for Metals Traders.
Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Limit Risk.