Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Mineralogy

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 […]

Doc Copper helping materials ETF’s breakout again

Many are of the opinion that what Doc Copper does, can send an important price message about the strength or of lack of in the overall economy. Doc Copper is important to keep a close eye and how Basic Materials stocks are performing can be important to keep aware of. Below looks at Basic Materials ETF (XLB) over the […]

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…   […]

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 […]

Doc Copper working on multi-year breakout

Ole Doc Copper has had its head in the sand over the past 6-years, creating lower highs since 2011. Over the past three years it also has created another series of lower highs reflected in the chart below. Doc Copper could be attempting to do something it hasn’t for years in the chart below.   […]

Doc Copper working on multi-year breakout

Ole Doc Copper has had its head in the sand over the past 6-years, creating lower highs since 2011. Over the past three years it also has created another series of lower highs reflected in the chart below. Doc Copper could be attempting to do something it hasn’t for years in the chart below.   […]

An “Investment” Even More Ludicrous Than Government Bonds

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at “What about investing in hard assets like diamonds?” I get asked this sometimes so figured I’d cover it here. I wrote the below piece some years ago and it answers the question about whether diamonds should be treated as a store of value in an investor’s portfolio. The word monopoly has its […]

Visualizing Gold’s Value And Rarity

Since Ancient times, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins explains, gold has served a very unique function in society. Gold is extremely rare, impossible to create out of “thin air”, easily identifiable, malleable, and it does not tarnish. By nature of these properties, gold has been highly valued throughout history for every tiny ounce of weight. That’s […]