Industrial Metals Articles and Resources
An overlooked aspect of the precious metals is their key role as industrial metals, as well. This is true of gold, but especially applies to silver, platinum, palladium, and copper. Our authors analyze how each of these metals plays a vital role in certain industries.
Recognizing the industrial uses for precious metals is an important part of what makes these metals so valubale. An investor who understands this dynamic will have a much better grasp on how the metals markets work.
South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary
The Rand Refinery (South Africa) is expanding its bullion coin program to include one-ounce Silver Krugerrands and Proof Platinum Krugerrands.
"Iron Man" Gold-Titanium Alloy Found
A gold-titanium alloy discovered by Rice University scientists matches the description of Tony Stark's imaginary alloy in the Iron Man movies.
U.S. Platinum Bullion Coin Returns
The American Platinum Eagle, the official U.S. platinum bullion coin, is now being offered by the U.S. Mint for the first time since 2014.