As an asset on the stock exchange can act as precious and rare earth metals (palladium, platinum, etc.), most traders work with gold and silver. As a rule, metal accounts complement the investment portfolio of foreign exchange trader.
Despite the fact that the Commission for the transaction and support account and a minimum deposit is higher than when dealing with foreign exchange transactions, investors in the metal becomes every day more and more. Since the behavior of the prices of these assets are more predictable than for all other exchange instruments, and thus more likely to get a guaranteed profit. Technically, this trade is no different from working with the currency pair. Trading Brokers metals give their customers a similar quotation in which the second component is recorded USD.