This tutorial discusses the most popular precious metals and their use as both industrial goods and investment assets. We learn about how they are traded and the different methods by which they can be traded. Finally, the tutorial takes a look at the derivative markets for precious metals and we see how futures/options are used.
On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:
- Define a precious metal and list the most common types of precious metals and their uses
- Identify the different markets for precious metals and how they are traded
- Recognize the use of derivatives in the precious metals market
Topic 1: Types of Precious Metal
Topic 2: Precious Metals in the Spot Market
Topic 3: Hedging and Trading Precious Metals