Metals trading usually involves gold and silver, and sometimes platinum. Metals trading is closely linked to the outlook for the overall global economy and major currencies.

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copper sheets
Factors That Affect the Price of Copper
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What Is the Metals and Mining Sector?
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Why Warren Buffett Doesn't Invest in Gold
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4 Gold Miner ETFs That Pay Dividends
Ingots On Wooden Table
Gold Certificate
Lithium Mining: Dirty Investment or Sustainable Business?
Round Mountain gold mine -- Big Smokey Valley, Nevada. Owned by Kinross Gold Corporation and Homestake Mining Company.
What Does the Grade of a Gold Mine Refer to?
The Best Strategy for Gold Investors
When and Why Do Gold Prices Plummet?
Why Has Gold Always Been Valuable?
Base Metals
Bullion: What It Is, How It's Used, and Ways To Invest in It
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The Best Way to Buy Silver
Silver Thursday: How 2 Wealthy Traders Cornered the Market
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4 Ways to Buy Gold
Platinum bar
London Metal Exchange (LME)
Physical Gold vs. GLD, Other ETFs, and ETNs
Copper wire scrap
Doctor Copper: Definition, Theory, Use as an Indicator
Full Frame Shot of Gold
SPDR Gold Shares ETF
Looking for a Vanguard Gold Mutual Fund?
The Most Affordable Way to Buy Gold: Physical Gold or ETFs?
Three large gold nuggets on a table.
How the Gold Miners Bull 2X (NUGT) ETF Works
Gold: The Other Currency
How to Buy Gold Bars
Gold Bug
What criteria classify a company as a junior gold miner?
Gold Fund
Gold ETFs vs. Gold Futures: What's the Difference?
What Is the Long-Term Outlook for the Metals and Mining Sector?
Why Gold Matters: Everything You Need To Know
Day-Trading Gold ETFs: Top Tips
Silver Standard
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SLV: iShares Silver Trust ETF
Bullion Coins
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What Is Palladium, Its Uses, How to Invest in the Metal
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How Commodities Predict Market Movement
gold bullion set on a table
VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)
Short Gold ETF
Double Gold ETF
Digital Gold Currency (DGC)
Platinum
Gold/Silver Ratio
Krugerrands accounted for 90% of the world’s gold-coin market in 1980.
Krugerrands
Silver
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Silver Certificate
Gold Fix
Copper
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World Gold Council (WGC)
Iridium
Silver ETF
Future Financial Projection
Trading Gold and Silver Futures Contracts
Mr. Copper
Silver Thursday
Using Technical Analysis in Gold Miner ETFs
NYMEX
New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX)
3 Precious Metal ETFs to Hedge Midterm Madness
Sprott silver bars
An Introduction To Trading Silver Futures
How China Impacts the Global Steel Industry
How Precious Metals Like Gold Can Be Arbitraged
Several large gold nuggets on a wooden table
NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Index