With winning sectors like healthcare now down, investors are wondering if precious metals are a better investment. Here's where I stand today. More
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Precious metals have always held their value and silver is no different. While also used for jewelry and décor, silver is used in the manufacturing of solar panels. As solar panels increase in use and demand, the price of silver could rise accordingly. Trading silver can be done through stocks like Silver Wheat (NYSE:SLW) and First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG), or through funds like iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:SLV).
With the DOJ investigating possible manipulation of gold prices, how will this impact popular precious metals funds GLD, SLV and GDX? More
Want to get your risk on? Bet on these four silver stocks to make the most out of a resurgent silver bull market. More
Gold and precious metals stocks have been extremely weak, and the charts indicate that conditions may become even worse before rebounding. More