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Silver is a tradable [[commodity]] that is usually considered side-by-side with [[gold]] as one of the two tradable and investible precious metals [[asset class]] that previously underpinned the value of the U.S. [[currency]]. Silver [[futures]] and spot contracts are traded [[OTC]] and on commodity exchanges like the [[CME Group]] while some investor buy shares in mining companies for exposure.  
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Silver is a tradead [[commodity]] that is usually considered side-by-side with [[gold]] as one of the two traded precious metals [[asset class]] that previously underpinned the value of the U.S. [[currency]]. Silver [[futures]] and spot contracts are traded [[OTC]] and on commodity exchanges like the [[CME Group]] and [NYSE LIFFE U.S.] while some investor buy shares in mining companies for exposure.  
 
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There are also [[exchange traded funds]] that focus on silver such as the [[iShares Silver Trust]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://us.ishares.com/product_info/fund/overview/SLV.htm|name=Silver Trust|org=iShares|date=October 28, 2010}}</ref> and the [[ETFS Silver Trust ETF]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.etfsecurities.com/us/document/downloads/ETFS_Silver_Trust_Prospectus.pdf|name=ETFS Silver Trust|org=ETFS Silver Trust|date=October 28, 2010}}</ref>.
  
  
 
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Revision as of 12:40, 28 October 2010

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Silver is a tradead commodity that is usually considered side-by-side with gold as one of the two traded precious metals asset class that previously underpinned the value of the U.S. currency. Silver futures and spot contracts are traded OTC and on commodity exchanges like the CME Group and [NYSE LIFFE U.S.] while some investor buy shares in mining companies for exposure.

There are also exchange traded funds that focus on silver such as the iShares Silver Trust[1] and the ETFS Silver Trust ETF[2].


References

  1. Silver Trust. iShares.
  2. ETFS Silver Trust. ETFS Silver Trust.