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Physical Gold and Silver V/s Paper Gold and Silver

When people decide to invest in precious metals, they have many options. They can chose gold and silver exchange traded funds (ETFs), precious metals mining shares, gold or silver futures contracts, unallocated gold and silver pools or derivatives. Or, they can buy the real thing – As only physical gold and silver provides you with direct access & ownership.

Wait for Bargain Gold and Silver Prices & Risk Missing the Bus Altogether

There is certainly nothing wrong with bargain hunting. Bullion investors should consider that, despite the rise in gold and silver prices, the value proposition for both – gold and silver is quite compelling. And also that, at least gold and silver are among the best performing assets of the year, and prices are still nowhere near all-time highs like bonds and equities.

This Is What Will Push The Gold Market Over The Edge

While a fraction of investors continue to acquire a lot of physical gold, the mainstream investor is the key to driving the gold market and price going forward. Why? Because the diehard investors don’t have the sort of leverage as do the mainstream investors, which account for 99% of the market. This could be the year that the mainstream investor finally pushes the gold market over the edge.

Silver Investment: Switching From A Commodity To High Quality Store Of Value

The collapse in U.S. oil production along with the disintegration in value of most paper assets will cause Silver Investment to be finally based on its high quality store of value properties, not its historic commodity based mechanism. It will no longer matter what the price of oil is. The value of silver will rise as investors move into it to escape the ongoing collapse in paper assets values.

Data Proves The Death Of Paper Gold And Silver

Something interesting happened with the net build of both Gold and Silver ETF’s after 2010. When we study the difference in paper gold and silver buying versus physical bar and coin in the past five years… there’s just no comparison. Investors purchased record physical gold and silver bar and coin while staying away from the paper ETF’s with a ten foot pole.

GOLD ETF Investors Unable To Get Physical Gold

Respected investment managers, Grant Williams and John Hathaway said that the Custodians of the GLD ETF or SPDR Gold Shares have refused to give people physical gold in exchange for the shares as investors are entitled too.

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