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Precious metals

Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium, which are used for their intrinsic value or for their value in production. These may be traded either in their physical state or by way of futures and options contracts, mining company stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other instrument.

Precious Metals

Rare or otherwise valuable metals. Metals are considered precious based upon their rarity, usefulness in industry, or history as an investment commodity. Examples of precious metals include iridium, gold, and silver. Precious metals are traded as commodities on various security exchanges. Many precious metals are volatile, like other commodities, but generally maintain relatively high prices.
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Tanaka Precious Metals is in the top class in Japan in terms of the volume of precious metal handled, and for many years the group has developed and stably supplied industrial precious metals, in addition to providing accessories and savings commodities utilizing precious metals.
SAN FRANCISCO -- PENSCO Trust Company, an alternative asset custodian specializing in the administration of complex investments, today announced new capabilities to hold gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in tax-advantaged retirement accounts.
According to the head of the Precious Metal Business Department, for the next step, the Bank will leverage its strengths in internationalized and integrated operations to upgrade its ability of global precious metal operation, strengthen its impact in global precious metal market, and provide global customers with more integrated and diversified precious metal financial services.
a company of Tanaka Precious Metals) today announced that Tanaka Precious Metals will accept applications for research subjects for the 2013 "Precious Metals Research Grants" from September 2 (Mon) until November 29, 2013 (Fri).
In physical precious metals, by combining local cultural characteristics, ICBC released branded products (such as Precious Metal Souvenir for World Table Tennis Championships, Auspicious Zen, Colorful Yunnan and Blessing Gold) and investment products (such as Commemorative Coin for 70th Anniversary of the Victory of Chinas War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, Panda Gold/Silver Coin and Commemorative Coin for Zodiac).
a company of Tanaka Precious Metals, Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that Tanaka Precious Metals will accept applications for research subjects for the 2012 "Precious Metals Research Grants" from September 3 (Mon) until November 30, 2012 (Fri).
Initially, some business owners pursued strictly the precious metals that can be mined from within this stream of equipment.
In precious metal trading, Gold Accumulation Plan and T+D services were open to corporate clients for asset management, which helped them rapidly expand the business scale with a significant jump in turnover from the previous year.
Yang Dali as Chief Chinese Advisor to Asian Dragon as it continues its growth as a dominant player in China's gold and precious metals industries.
Thomas has focused on various chemical pre-treatment options, flotation alternatives, magnetic separation, and gravity separation as mechanisms for improving the ease of identification and extraction of the Precious Metal (PM) and Platinum Group Metal (PGM) in the El Capitan deposit material.
PFORZHEIM, Germany -- AMI DODUCO, a Technitrol (NYSE:TNL) company, announced a major expansion and upgrading of its precious metal refining and recovery operations.