Silver as an investment

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India’s Continued War on Gold Causes a Monstrous Increase in Silver Imports

  India’s Continued War on Gold Causes a Monstrous Increase in Silver Imports Written by Nathan McDonald, Sprott Money News     For anyone that has followed my writing for some period of time, you will remember the series that I wrote, which broke down India’s war on gold and how it was going to […]

Silver Set To Soar

Gold prices have far outpaced gains in silver so far this year, but silver will emerge as the winner for the second year in a row. With a per-ounce price of $17.41 for silver futures as of Friday, analysts say the white metal is poised for a big climb, particularly as the gold-to-silver ratio stands […]

Visualizing The Massive Impact Of EVs On Commodities

What would happen if you flipped a switch, and suddenly every new car that came off assembly lines was electric? It’s obviously a thought experiment, since right now EVs have close to just 1% market share worldwide. We’re still years away from EVs even hitting double-digit demand on a global basis, and the entire supply […]

Metals Massacre – Iron Ore Enters Bear Market, Copper Collapses To 1-Month Lows

The hype surrounding the credit-fueled resurgence in base metals in the first half of 2017 has crashed and burned on the altar of reality in China's slowdown with industrial metals from copper to iron ore and zinc all plunging in the last two weeks. Odd that we don't hear much from mainstream business media discussing […]

Gold Flash-Crashes Below $1300

After the shenanigans in US mega-tech stocks over the last two days and the seemingly well orchestrated melt-up to pre-J-Hole levels in the dollar, why should anyone be surprised that 'someone' decided to try to sell $1.1 billion notional into the Asian open…   Sending Spot Gold back below the Maginot Line of $1300…   […]

Gold/Dollar- Monster breakout test in play!

The Gold/Dollar chart below reflects that Gold was much stronger than the U.S. Dollar (US$) from 2001 until 2011. Since 2011, the US$ has been stronger than Gold, as the ratio has declined for 6-years. Is it time for the worm to turn (Gold stronger than US$)? The ratio below reflects a big test is […]

Gold Coins Have Been South Africa’s Best Investment For 50 Years

In the 50 years since the first Krugerrand was minted in South Africa, the gold coins have turned out to be one of the best investments in the country. As Bloomberg reports, the Krugerrand originally sold for 27 rand (then worth $35) back in 1967. One ounce of gold is now worth 16,840 rand ($1,273), […]

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High – Gold and silver rise as stocks fall sharply after Barcelona attack– Gold, silver 0.6% higher in week after last weeks 2%, 5% rise– Palladium +36% ytd, breaks out & reaches 16 year high (chart)– Gold to silver ratio falls […]

Dr.Copper’s False Hope – “We’ve Seen All This Before, Too Many Times”

Copper prices surged to the highest levels since May 2015 in the last few days, prompting the ubiquitous "must mean the economy is doing well" narrative from every hope-fuelled reflationist. There's just one problem, we’ve seen all this before too many times. The most recent spike in copper prices has been explained by the news […]

Mining CEO Explains Why Silver Could Reach Over $136

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, His remarks started off like dozens of presentations that I had heard so many times before. . . “Without silver,” began the speaker, “our entire society would go back to the Stone Age.” The speaker was the CEO of one of the largest silver mining companies in the world, […]