• 3% to 5% of Americans invest in precious metals
  • 69% of precious metals investors want to buy from their established financial institution, yet only 21% actually do
  • Banks and brokerage firms that offer precious metals investments attract approximately 70% of their precious metals clients from other financial institutions
  • Precious metals investors tend to be affluent and well educated

Demand for precious metals investment products, such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion, has increased dramatically over the years. While only a few thousand Americans had invested in precious metals in 1975 when gold ownership was legalized in the U.S., that number has grown substantially. Independent research shows that 7.5 to 12.5 million Americans now invest in precious metals; these investors are generally college-educated professionals with above average incomes. The same research indicates that individuals who have purchased precious metals, as well as those who plan to do so in the future, prefer to make these purchases from their bank or other trusted financial institution.
  • Precious metals services help banks and brokerage firms retain and enhance customer relationships
  • Precious metals services generate fee income
  • Precious metals services can be offered with no risk and little or no investment in support activities
  • Precious metals services provided in Delaware may have significant tax advantages

FideliTrade offers its correspondent institutions many concrete benefits. First, and perhaps most important, FideliTrade enables correspondents to meet customer demand for precious metals services and broaden the relationships now enjoyed with existing customers. By expanding the array of investment services to include precious metals, correspondents reduce the possibility of losing assets and customers to competing full-service institutions. At the same time, precious metals services provide a source of transaction fees. FideliTrade’s services can be offered through existing retail, brokerage, trust and private banking departments with virtually no risk and little or no investment. It requires no direct handling of precious metals products, no maintenance of physical inventories and no additional staff. FideliTrade offers total marketing, trading and operational support.

In addition to its services, FideliTrade is strategically located in Wilmington, Delaware. Delaware imposes no sales tax on the purchase, administration or storage of precious metals. Furthermore, there are no corporate net worth, personal inventory or transfer taxes applied to physical bullion transactions. And unlike some other states, the sale of bullion does not create a nexus status for state income tax purposes.

  • Trade Execution – Buy and sell precious metals investment products electronically or by telephone.
  • Reporting – Receive comprehensive confirmations, statements and other operational reports.
  • Product Selection – Select from a wide variety of gold, silver, platinum and palladium investment products, including bullion bars and coins, and statement accounts.
  • Service Selection – Enjoy convenient custody in a high-security, fully insured depository, or arrange for the physical delivery of metals to nearly any destination.
Finding an IRA custodian that accepts precious metals in their product mix is the first step. After you fund your account with your custodian, then the next step is to find a dealer who can assist you with buying and selling precious metals. Trades are performed between you and your dealer. Then the dealer works with your IRA custodian to settle the transaction.
Most financial programs display the futures price or spot price of gold, silver, platinum and palladium.  Dealers quote the current bid/ask price at that particular moment in time for a specific product and the cost of that product includes manufacturing costs, and supply and demand premiums. The dealer quote may also include delivery, insurance, and sales charges.

Bullion coins are produced in mass quantities by government mints and are legal tender in their country of origin. Bullion coins sell for a small premium over their intrinsic (or spot) metal value. Bullion coin prices move, in tandem, with the price fluctuations of the underlying commodity (i.e., gold, silver, platinum or palladium).

Rare or “numismatic” coins are collected and valued for their scarcity, individual beauty, uniqueness or historical significance. Special collectible qualities can potentially render rare coins far more valuable in the marketplace than the value of any gold or silver that they may contain.

FideliTrade primarily utilizes the custody services of Delaware Depository. Located in Wilmington, DE, Delaware Depository is an exchange-approved depository.
FideliTrade also offers international custody services in Toronto, Canada and Zurich, Switzerland.

FideliTrade does not accept 3rd party payments.
  • Payment options include bank wire, personal check, cash or credit card*. *Credit cards payments cannot exceed $1,500 for existing customers ($500 for new customers).
  • Send checks to:
    FideliTrade Incorporated 3601 N Market Street Wilmington, DE 19802
  • Wiring instructions: Call 800-223-1080
 

For your protection, FideliTrade requires address and name changes in writing.  Telephone numbers and email addresses can be changed over the telephone once existing account information has been verified.

Address change. Send a letter or email from the email address on file. include the old address, new address, account number and signature (if written letter).

Title or Name Change. The person removing their name must send a notarized letter instructing FideliTrade to remove their name.   A new account application must be completed by the remaining party(s) on the account.

Death. When an account holder dies, please provide FideliTrade Incorporated with a a certified copy of the death certificate, Letters of Testamentary or Administration, a letter of instruction and a new account application.

If you are an existing FideliTrade account holder, you can now view your transactions and holdings online. By clicking on the Registration link on the top of any page, you’ll begin the registration process. The first page will verify your account information. Please be sure to enter the same email address that FideliTrade has on file for you. If you’re not sure which email address you have provided, you can call 800-223-1080 Option #2.

Once you click submit, you’ll receive an email with a link to complete your registration.

After you click on the link in the email, you can finish setting up your online account.

Please call 800-223-1080 Option #2 for Client Services if you have any questions.

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