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    Welcome to the JM Bullion Guide to Investing in Metals. The aim of this section of our website is to educate both prospective and current precious metal investors on the gold and silver markets, physical products, industry trends, and more.

    JM Bullion Beginner's Guide to Investing in Metals

    To get started, we recommend that new investors click the banner to the right to read James Anderson's Beginner's Guide to Investing in Metals. This is a stand-alone piece that will get all beginners up to speed.

    Alternatively, scroll down to find topics that catch your eye, or view our four product categories below:

    Buying Physical Metals

    Featured Article: FDR’s Silver Nationalization 1934

    A large portion of gold bullion buyers have either heard of or know about President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1933 Executive Order 6102 when the US government outlawed large private gold bullion ownership. Many silver bullion buyers are yet unaware of the President Roosevelt administration’s Executive Order 6814 which occurred over one year later. Shortly after...

    Paper Metal Investments

    Featured Article: Precious Metals vs. the Stock Market

    Now that you know a little bit more about precious metal investing, we are ready to discuss how precious metal investments compare to the most traditional investment — the stock market. Precious Metals vs. Stocks Many of the visitors on our website are already familiar with traditional investment vehicles like stocks, but aren’t so familiar...

    Pricing and Payments

    Featured Article: Gold’s Price vs US dollar M1, M2, M3

    The following is a broad look at US dollar M1, M2, and M3 totals vs the price of Gold Bullion. First we will begin by defining M1, M2, and then M3. Finally we conclude by examining gold’s price vs these three monetary aggregates to get a vision of where gold’s future price might go. US...

    Storage and Shipping

    Featured Article: How to Insure Gold and Silver Bullion

    Coin collections and bullion have limited counter-party risks unlike virtually any other assets. Most forms of real estate, equities, bonds, cash, etc. all require other parties to fulfill obligations and promises made. Essentially the biggest risk to coin collectors and bullion investors is theft by someone most likely closest to them ( family members, friends,...

    Taxes, Reporting, and IRAs

    Featured Article: Will Dealers Buy Back Metals Even If Spot Prices Rise?

    A precious metals dealer is in business to sell metals. Dealers usually offer buy prices for metals, as well as sell prices. The spot price of gold or silver is in a constant state of flux. Gold , silver and other precious metals prices may move up or down based on many factors, such as...

    Types of Physical Metals

    Featured Article: Gold & Silver as a Percentage of Global Assets

    For many millennia gold has served mankind as a monetary asset, a financial asset, and as a valuable commodity. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the world moved away from using gold as the international monetary system’s choice for balance of payment settlements. What followed was a decade of currency crisis, periods of high...