Best IRA for physical metals

Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by Michael Wuensch, May 10, 2021.

  1. Howdy all,
    I'm looking to move some money (just a few thousand) from my eTrade IRA into a physical metal IRA. I've seen that APMEX has one but have not investigated any of them much at all - hence my question here. Has anyone done it and what key factors should I look for in a physical metal IRA account?
    Thanks - Michael
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  3. medoraman

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    Why not just a ETF that holds PM? Those can be bought and held in any IRA.
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  4. Can you mention some examples?
  5. medoraman

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    GLD, IAU, a google search will find many just for gold. They have the same for silver, platinum, etc. They hold physical metal and trade as a ETF.
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  6. Santinidollar

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  7. Santinidollar

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    And they trade like a stock. You can hold it for as long as you like, or buy it in the morning and trade it in the afternoon.
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  8. Garlicus

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    I’m in on ticker GAU (gold mining) looking for a 50% gain by the end of the year.
    Still loving my REIT, though. 10% dividend and has been steadily moving back up. Was around $22 pre-covid, currently $13.xx. Ticker CIM
    Last edited: May 11, 2021
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  9. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    I would keep things simple, depending on
    the amount of your specific investment
    I would suggest ASE,S for under $5,000
    and either AGE,S or APE,S for over $5,000
    all will transfer nicely to an IRA eligible account avoid foreign gold as that would
    not be considered IRA friendly.
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