Level: Beginner

Investors may trade physical gold and silver in their Interactive Brokers account, and in some cases, take physical delivery.

This lesson explains the offering and how IBKR enables customers to avoid trading in wholesale quantities. Clients can use a single, integrated account to trade US Spot Gold side by side with other asset classes such as stocks, options, futures, currencies, bonds and funds, all from the same Trader Workstation (TWS) screen. Commissions and fees stated in video are as of Jan 2022.

Understanding the forces and drivers of supply and demand in the physical market is essential for understanding the derivatives markets.