NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Investors want exposure to precious metals. Whether their goal is to protect against market uncertainties and inflation or to prepare for economic prosperity in the near future, gold, silver, and the platinum group of metals have become some of the most popular and most sought after assets in the investing world.Sensing this boom in popularity, a number of ETF providers have risen to the occasion, releasing a bevy of products designed to track the metals from a physical and futures perspective. While this has proven to be a popular route to take, still others have remained heavily focused on the companies responsible for unearthing these commodities.
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