Precious Metals

Introduction to Factors which can affect the Price of Gold and Silver.

Everyone who has bought Gold and Silver, at one stage in their lives did so for the first time. As precious metal investors ourselves, we really value helping our clients explore their way into this fascinating market rich with tradition, beautiful products and introducing that feeling of security which only holding precious metal can provide. It is often interesting to see the reason that pushes someone into their first purchase, is it an investment? is it a gift? We are happy to say that a large majority of our clients return again and again to save more Gold and Silver.

One of the first questions many new investors will ask is: What affects the price of Gold and Silver?

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Today we are going to explore some of the different factors which can affect the price of precious metals and how to identify them when watching the news. We’re going to give you some words and names that will then act as your own inside information to help you as your own inside information to know when you should be thinking of buying and selling both short and long term, to get the most out of your precious metal investment you need to try to stay ahead of the crowd.

Rather than feeling like a gamble, we would like to enable you to get to a place where your understanding of how to profit from owning Gold and Silver feels as straight-forward as owning a house, stocks & shares or an ISA.

So, first, to recap, if you have questions regarding your first steps into your Gold and Silver ownership, please read our previous introductory article which we wrote for My Investing Buddy HERE. This covers topics such as:
  • How Can Buying Physical Gold and Silver Protect My Wealth?
  • What Forms of Precious Metals Should I Buy?
  • How Much Will I Get When I Sell My Gold and Silver?
  • Is There a Legal, Transparent Way to Avoid Some Taxes When Buying and / or Selling Gold and Silver?

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How can you use Gold and Silver to help protect your wealth?

Building your own stash of gold doesn’t have to be this risky…!


Perhaps, at some point in your life you have imagined what it would be like to own a safe full of bars of gold or even a big treasure chest full of silver..  Far from the sometimes risky image portrayed in crime films, Gold and Silver is the most traditional safe haven known to the financially prudent.

Wealth held by banks, other financial institutions and governments is not considered as safe as it once was.  Consequently, we at Bleyer have seen an increasing demand in the precious metals market over the past couple of years.  We continue to meet the changing and varied needs of clients wanting to flexibly hold a percentage of their wealth in this trusted and ancient form.  A generation is beginning to return to the wisdom of their grandparents, when owning Gold and Silver (British coins particularity) was a perfectly normal thing to do.  In 1970 you could buy an ounce of gold for £14.60, an ounce of gold in 2015 is currently looking incredibly appealing again at the low price of £780.  This may seem comparatively high but gold actually almost reached £1,200 an ounce in 2011.  Precious metals have long been seen as a strong asset in a diverse portfolio, the ultimate hedge against financial unrest because metal performs when other stocks don’t, the tax advantages can also be fantastic.

​Today we will be looking into the fundamentals of precious metal investments, we will show you why you should start to think about buying now to avoid missing the horse!

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