Precious Metal Equities

A Guide for Understanding Precious Metal Stocks, Funds, and ETFs.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2013 English

Course Description

Knowing what equity options are available, and understanding the differences between Precious Metal Equities, can be challenging for the novice. 

What is an ETF?  How does it differ from a Royalty Company?  What options are there for investing in silver and gold equities?

This course is meant to introduce the uninitiated to the many possibilities when researching precious metal stocks.  It provides ample equity names, trading symbols, and relevant information to assist the buyer.

It is meant to save those new to the sector hours of research by covering the most relevant metal equity investments.  It also presents and explains the major precious metal Indexes in use today.

The course consists of a series of college lecture slides.

It should take one hour to complete.

Instructor consultation will be via e-mail.

What are the requirements?

  • none.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To introduce the main precious metal funds and stocks to the potential investor.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone with an interest in Gold, Silver, and Investing.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The Professionals

How do the Professionals structure their portfolios?  What percentage of Precious Metal exposure should one own?


What are the top investors and hedge fund managers up to?  Do they own gold?  If so, how much?

Section 2: The Equities

This lecture outlines what Royalty Companies are and names the leaders.


What are ETFs?  Are some better than others?  What are my options?


This lecture introduces the larges metal funds.  Finding the right fund is important to those who would rather buy one stock than research individual companies.

Section 3: Tracking and Research

There are numerous Indexes that track sub-sectors of the Industry.  Each can be useful for differing reasons.  The Indexes are explored in detail.


Various free databases for additional company and equity research are presented.

15 pages
Addendum of additional slides.

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Instructor Biography

Jerry Western, The Gold Money Guy

Mr. Western has bought, sold, and collected coins since he was a child.  He teaches College courses about Gold and Silver, Money, Inflation, and related topics including Precious Metal Equities.  It is his wish that others come to a better  understanding of money and our monetary system.

Mr. Western has an intense interest in all things gold and silver.

Look for other courses from him  on Inflation, The Gold and Silver Industry, and Gold and Silver Stocks and Equities.

He can be reached at

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