[Gold bars from the vault of a bank are seen in this illustration picture taken in Zurich November 20, 2014. / REUTERS]
Have you ever felt a draw to those glimmering pictures of gold on the business pages, or been tempted to put down some money when you hear the price of platinum? However glamorous the world of precious metal-buying may sound, investing in these rare commodities can seem more daunting than lavish. Prices fluctuate, which makes getting started seem like an art form for only the truly skilled.
With insight from a seasoned professional, however, investing might be easier and more realistic than you think. Understand what you’re getting into before it’s too late.
Know the playing field
Step one towards investing in precious metals is to familiarize yourself with the market. The price of precious metals, such as gold and silver, can be affected drastically by a number of factors.
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