Precious Metals

With the Federal Reserve raising interest rates this week, there’s been a lot of talk about the markets, the economy…and even the price of gold. But lost in the shuffle is silver: where it’s headed, where it is right now, and if there’s enough upward room or pressur
Eight months ago, Deutsche Bank AG settled a lawsuit that had claimed there was rigging going on in the silver market. Now, as Bloomberg reports, there is “smoking gun” proof that this was indeed going on in subsequently released documents. According to the plain
It’s a new month, which means we can finally step back and figure out what’s been happening in the markets—at least before moving forward into December, when an entire new set of variables will be introduced. But what can looking at the price of silver in November t
With gold and silver prices reeling from an optimistic stock market since the US Presidential Elections, the one thing investors have been asking themselves is, “How long will this last?” When we examine the future price of silver and consider where it may go from h
Throughout the year, we’ve seen a resurgence in precious metals that has been extremely healthy for the price of silver. But with recent optimism in the markets—including the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting 19,000 for the first time—precious metals have taken a
Anyone interested in precious metals in the last days of 2016 has to contend with one very strong factor: i.e. the strength of the US dollar. As we’ve noted here many times, the US dollar-denominated status of precious metals like gold and silver means that a strong
Gold and silver rallied strongly late Tuesday as it became apparent Trump would win. However, it was short-lived, and prices quickly retreated. The abrupt reversal was a precursor to the sharp declines that followed later in the week. Miners broke decisively thro
Anyone reading the headlines this week got a big surprise from the markets…i.e. Despite a Brexit-like result in the elections (wherein the unexpected result ultimately won), the markets looked volatile, but didn’t react quite the same as they did back in late June.
Everyone knows about the shockwave that Donald Trump’s election brought—except after Tuesday night, when Dow Futures plunged around 600-800, it appeared that the shockwave was going to be much nastier than it was. Instead, the market rallied on Wednesday and has eve
For many silver investors, the reason behind investing in the precious metal is simple: it’s an affordable precious metal alternative to gold. For this strategy to work, however, it’s necessary that the silver price closely track the price of gold. But is that

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