Precious Metals

It’s no secret that the price of silver saw some fantastic increases in April. If you’ve been reading this space for long enough, you’ll recognize that there have been few investments this year as profitable as silver. Silver prices gained 15% in April, after all, a sig
There can be no doubt, now, that copper prices aren’t at their strongest. Mining stocks have recently fallen on the slugging price of copper, and the FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) 100 is near a 1-month low. Although copper is far from the only commodity that put
Copper is having a rough time in the market as of late, and for good reason. Unfortunately, the economic conditions in China are dragging the value of the metal downward. Today, we'll talk about recent data out of China, why it matters, and what we can expect to see fro
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