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HOW TO AVOID TARNISHING YOUR PORTFOLIO
12/19/2014

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a new Investor Alert entitled "Physical Precious Metals: Tips to Avoid Tarnishing Your Portfolio." The Alert warns investors of the risks involved with investing in physical precious metals such as silver, gold, palladium or platinum. Enforcement actions by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and court decisions paint an ugly picture of sellers who charge high commissions and fees but ultimately fail to purchase or deliver the physical assets as promised. While precious metals can play a helpful role in building a diversified portfolio, some investments are more fraught with risk than others. FINRA's new Alert includes five tips to help the investing public avoid problems ... HIGHLIGHTED EVENT: Are you an investor looking for an opportunity to learn from the best and brightest in the investing world? Attend the AAII 2015 Investor Conference ...

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