Precious Metals

There’s an old saying in sports as well as investing - hindsight is twenty-twenty. But even though hindsight is valuable, that doesn’t necessarily mean that previous movements by stocks and commodities are highly effective at predicting future success. But are there som
Silver has had an incredibly strong year, so far, in 2016. However, if you think gains are over, you might want to think again. From what I'm seeing, it doesn't seem as though we are anywhere near the top. Today, we'll talk about why I believe that big gains in silver a
The Bank of Japan surprised everyone and held steady with their monetary policy, even after hints of easing were released earlier this month. The lack of new stimulus sent the Yen higher and weakened the U.S. Dollar. Gold was up yesterday, but still below the highs set
Yesterday’s Fed announcement that interest rates would remain stable suggested to many that the next quarter might bring “more of the same” for the US economy. For some, this is bad news. The U.S. economy is showing some signs of stagnating. But for bull markets like si
Although precious metals are thus far enjoying a hallmark year, the market for industrial metals is something else entirely. Not only will regular readers of this space recognize that, but anyone watching the commodities news this week will have seen it. Copper for July
It’s no secret that there’s a lot of optimism for silver investors right now. And who can blame them? Silver has shown vivid signs of life. Moreover, the silver price so low in its ratio to gold right now that many people expect it to finally show an uptick simply becau
When writing about gold and silver, many people love to note that the metals are priced in dollars. This leads to a host of complexities; if you’re trading in European money, for instance, then a strong dollar can make copper that much more expensive. A weak dollar woul
You could buy an ounce of silver for $48.70 in early 2011. The price may seem exorbitant now - with silver at about $16 or $17. However, with silver climbing every day, the notion of silver more than doubling its price and hitting new highs doesn’t sound so silly anymor
Anyone who’s read the news lately knows that despite day-to-day fluctuations, there appears to be a solid market for gold right now. The precious metal is more than just an investment; it’s a hedge against inflation, against a poorly-performing stock market, and a safe
There’s an old axiom when it comes to investing: “buy low, sell high.” The problem is, not every investor lives up to it. They tend to buy high and sell low. The herd mentality is strong in the stock market, which is why you have so many investors leaving stocks just as

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