Precious Metals

This week has seen a sluggish Dow Jones Industrial Average struggling to break even while the price of gold looks poised to hold on to its gains. But what’s been lost in the shuffle is the price of silver, which has made some progress against gold, inching up above
The precious metals complex enjoyed a strong week mostly due to a post-Fed explosion last Wednesday. Although gold stocks sold off to end the week, they finished up almost 5% for the week. Gold gained 2.4% on the week while Silver gained 2.9%. The miners enjoyed massive
This week’s long-anticipated interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve was largely expected. What was unexpected, however, was just how the markets would react. If anything, the markets reacted as if there had been an interest rate decrease, which in turn seemed t
Silver’s healthy price in recent weeks, sending it as high as $18, appears to be at an end—at least temporarily. With a fresh dip in silver prices, it’s apparent that silver’s slow climb to the top has at least seen a hiatus. But is this a mere pause in silver’s boo
The price of silver is typically volatile. Since the cost is much lower than that of gold, the price of silver can be open to wide swings thanks to investors looking to make some quick gains. But what’s been intriguing about silver’s latest movement is that it’s bee
It’s no secret that the price of silver has accelerated upward this year, reaching new highs since December of 2016. But what should intrigue investors isn’t where silver has gone thus far—it’s about those other ten months of 2017, the ones that will determine wheth
My last article noted the price separation forming between silver and gold. That disparity was alleviated Thursday with gold's new high.  However, a more notable divergence is developing that could lead to an even broader correction this Spring. Topping is a
Running the world on solar power would have tremendous advantages—no one denies that. Using up free energy from the sun would mean low pollution and plenty of cheap, affordable energy. And as fans of silver as a precious metal would note, it takes metals like silver
Any look at the recent markets will convince you that they’re relatively skittish. While stocks climbed to 20,000 points and beyond in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, there have been just as many mixed and negative days as of late. And in the world of precious met
It’s difficult to predict big movements in the prices of commodities unless there’s an obvious headline on the horizon. For example, 2016’s Brexit vote saw big jumps in the price of both silver and gold, providing an easy “crossroads” for investors to pinpoint as a

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