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Gold & Silver Trading

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Trading Spot Gold & Silver

Trading spot gold and silver allows you to take a long or short position in gold or silver while at the time taking an opposite position in U.S. dollar.

The volatility in precious metals can provide many trading opportunities in both rising and falling markets.

Why trade precious metals?

  • Gold is considered a 'safe haven' investment
  • Gold may be used as a hedge against inflation
  • Opportunity to diversify investments and risk

Trade spot metals and forex seamlessly

Trading spot metals allows you to speculate on the price movements of gold (XAU/USD) or silver (XAG/USD) relative to the U.S. dollar. FOREX.com gives you the flexibility to easily gain access to two of the most traded commodities from a single account.

Spot gold trading explained:

Spot Gold: XAU/USD (Gold/USD)

Quote: 1233.92/1234.37
Strategy: If you believe the price of gold will fall you could Sell Gold at 1,233.92.
Trading size: 1 troy oz
Strategy: If you believe the price of gold will rise you could Buy Gold at 1,234.37.

Test your trading strategy, risk free with a practice account.

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Get our “Discover the Secrets of Trading Gold” guide

Learn more about trading spot metals and:

  • The key drivers that influence the price of gold
  • The relationship between gold prices and the US dollar
  • Short and long term trading strategies
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