Precious Metals

It’s no surprise to investors that a weaker US dollar tends to be better for the price of items denominated in US dollars—precious metals in particular. But when the President speaks up on the state of the US dollar, the markets listen. Specifically, President Donal
Gold and silver prices are at a critical point. It appears that we will see massive price movements up or down, soon. Conditions are very similar to that of the early 80s (circa 1983), like when the Dow Index had just made a significant breakout…after a 17-year consolid
In yesterday’s alert we emphasized that the breakdown in the USD Index should not be trusted as it was not confirmed. Moreover, there were several good reasons to think that it would not be confirmed. The breakdown is already invalidated and – again, as discussed yester
Where is the price of silver headed? That question gets at the heart of your philosophy as an investor. For many, there are just a few key market factors to look at as you evaluate silver from a zoomed-out, comprehensive view. For others, thanks to issues like psych
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