A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a precious metals trading company. It operates in three segments: Wholesale Trading & Ancillary Services, Secured Lending, and Direct Sales. The company sells gold, silver, platinum, and palladium in the form of bars, plates, powders, wafers, grains, ingots, and coins, as well as markets precious metal products on television, radio, and the internet, as well as through telephonic sales. It also provides financing and other services relating to the purchase and sale of bullion and numismatics; provides storage for precious metals and numismatic coins for financial institutions, dealers, investors, and collectors; and offers a range of logistics services, including storage, shipping, handling, receiving, processing, packing, and inventorying of precious metals and custom coins. In addition, the company provides custom fabricated gold and silver bullion and other specialty products, as well as various services comprising consignment and customized finance programs. It serves mints, manufacturers and fabricators, refiners, coin and bullion dealers, e-commerce retailers, banks and other financial institutions, commodity brokerage houses, retail customers, industrial users of precious metals, investors, collectors, and retail customers. The company has operations in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and Australia. A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.