Featured Story Should I Buy Physical Silver? By Jim Bach, Associate Editor, Money Morning • @JimBach22 - November 14, 2014 If you're looking to buy silver, the first question to answer is, should I buy physical silver or paper silver? Both investments let you profit from silver's price moves. To decide which one is best for you, you need to answer some questions about your investment goals. To help, here's a closer look at each way to play the white metal.