Precious Metals

Although in recent weeks, we’ve used this space to point out that Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, may be looking to hike rates this month, a recent U.S. jobs report may have popped the balloon. The report had been expected to show a gain of some 160,0
Now that we’ve entered June, a clearer picture of the silver market in the previous month is emerging. And one thing that many silver investors have noticed in particular: the high demand for items like the American Silver Eagle. We know that 2015 was a hallmark yea
Now that we’re three days into June, we have an opportunity to step back and evaluate what’s happened to the platinum price over the last month. And while May at first looked like a bull market for the precious metal, a poor performance over the past few weeks eras
If an article with this title had come out in 2015, it would have been better timing. Silver hit its lows and started to come up this year, which means that if you moved in 2015, then you’re probably having a strong 2016. But is there room yet for silver to flouri
Lately, I've been watching silver incredibly closely. So naturally, I read several expert opinions on the precious metal each and every day. Today, I came across a very interesting one. The opinion comes from Keith Neumeyer, the founder, president and CEO of First M
With silver down below $16.00 as of this writing, it’s clear that May hasn’t been too kind to the precious metal. Although silver started the year strongly, much as gold did, it’s taken a recent hit as investors wait and watch for the Federal Reserve to make its pot
Even the most fanatical of the silver bugs tend to keep their estimates for silver prices in the double digits. Cautious investors might see $20 per ounce on the horizon, $25 per ounce if they’re optimistic. But the precious metal, which once hit an all-time high of
Precious metals and mining shares are falling to their 6-month cycle lows, as discussed in previous articles. These profit-seeking events occur regularly and are necessary components in balancing values and adjusting sentiment. Because the Intermediate cycle recentl
Why does the price of platinum go up or down? Like any other investment, hindsight always seems to be the most powerful tool for weighing the value of a specific investment. But if you want to know where platinum prices are headed in 2016, it pays to be well-informe
It’s not difficult to see how Federal Reserve policy impacts gold prices. Investors, who are wary of low interest rates, and even the possibility of negative interest rates, tend to flock to gold. In addition, the price of gold is in US dollars, and Federal Reserve