26.09.2013 - Fast facts for buying bullion
The word “bullion” may conjure up images of pirates pillaging treasure chests or the military patrolling the golden bunkers of Fort Knox — but bullion isn’t just for the criminal class and the government. In fact, buying bullion is a great way to diversify your portfolio and (often) realize a great rate of return. How exactly do you buy bullion? 1. Start with the basics. Bullion — from the old French word bouillon meaning “boiling,” which was a term used for a mint or boiling house — refers to gold bars, silver bars and other precious metals. Traditionally, bullion didn’t include coins, but these days, gold and silver bullion coins are minted by governments and private mints...............................................Full Article: Source
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