Why buy gold? In addition to gold’s aesthetic appeal
and use in jewelry, gold has numerous practical uses due to its inert nature and malleability. As the global economic downturn
deepens investors are turning to gold as both a safe haven and a store of wealth, and gold prices continue to make new highs.
Learn how to position yourself in the gold market using futures and options.
How can you invest in gold? There
are many ways to invest in gold. You can buy physical gold (bars and coins),
buy gold mining stocks, buy exchange-traded funds that track gold, or buy gold futures and options on the regulated commodity
exchanges. If you believe that the price of gold is moving higher, you could try to find the best gold stock or you could consider going long the gold
futures or buying a call option on gold.
Whether you are a speculator or a hedger this section on the gold market contains a wealth of valuable information. You can
read about the history of the gold market, the fundamentals that make it move, and the futures and options
specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margins requirements, and news that are affecting the gold
Learn everything you need to know about how futures allow you to control a large amount of gold with a minimal investment
of capital. However, if you are new to the commodities markets you should consult with a licensed broker before starting
Click here to contact a commodities broker with experience in the gold futures market.