Trade Gold & Silver

Trading precious metals is a very popular form of trading and comes with a package of benefits that is extremely appealing to most traders. Precious metals have been some of the most popular hard commodities to trade since the 1970s. Besides currency exchange (forex) trading, investing in gold and other precious metals long-term is a worldwide popular way of portfolio risk management during times of inflation or economic/political uncertainty.

Political and economic events influence prices and cause them to fluctuate at times. This causes uncertainty and pushes traders towards safe havens such as gold and silver. Precious metals can be traded in both directions: if the market is expected to move upwards (bullish trend) trades can be entered by purchasing a futures contract (going long) and exit the trade by selling it; while if there is anticipation of a downward movement (bearish trend), trades can be entered by selling a futures contract (going short) and exit the trade by buying a contract.

These two popular precious metals (Gold and Silver) offer a number of advantages, one of which is the fact that regardless of the state of the market, trading opportunities will always be abundant. In addition to this, they are safe from inflation. The ability to trade in both directions allows investors to gain profits regardless of upward or downward market movements.

Risk Warning: Trading Forex and CFDs involves significant risk and can result in the loss of your invested capital. Please read our Risk Warning Disclosure Risk Disclosure .