Silver bullion can be purchased from private sellers, from silver dealers or through a broker by creating a silver account. Silver bullion is available for purchase as coins, bars and exchange traded funds (ETFs). More »

The laws of supply and demand drive the price of silver, which varies with its market availability, according to Investopedia. The silver market hit its historic peak at $50 per ounce in 1980 as a result of the Hunt fami... More » Food Cooking

Both physical silver and shares in silver funds have positives as investments, although they are not as safe as government-backed savings vehicles, according to Investopedia. Certain factors erode the value of physical s... More » Business & Finance Investing

As of October 2014, to buy silver futures, an account must be opened with a futures broker. Funds are deposited sufficient to cover the performance bond and to maintain a margin level meeting exchange requirements: $6,05... More » Business & Finance Investing

Some highly rated gold companies include Regal Assets, LEXI Capital, Cornerstone Bullion, Monex and Wholesale Direct Metals, based on the 2015 review for top gold individual retirement account companies and bullion deale... More » Business & Finance Corporations

To buy Merck stock, you must have a broker account with a company such as Scottrade, according to Forbes. Once you have access to a broker account, enter the company stock symbol MRK into the search box, and place an ord... More » Business & Finance Investing

Selling stock online without a broker can be done by opening an account with low-cost trading fees, completing a stock certificate transferring form and waiting for the stock to appear in the account before selling it, n... More » Business & Finance Investing