As the dollar loses value, many investors are turning to precious metals, converting at least part of their investment portfolio from cash, equities and other assets into silver and gold in an attempt to preserve the value of their capital. This is why the price of gold has more than doubled since 2007. Similar to gold, silver has long been considered a safe investment, especially to hedge against inflation. Like gold, silver is a precious metal and has been used historically as a currency. it is still relatively rare and its unique properties have allowed it to maintain its value over many thousands of years. This book will help you gain a better understanding of gold and silver.