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Fed volatility a silver lining for precious metals

May 20, 2016 at 08:53

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Gold and silver prices have taken a big plunge on the back of falling bond prices and rallying US dollar since the release of the FOMC’s last policy meeting minutes on Wednesday and the accompanying hawkish commentary from several Fed officials. All of a sudden the implied probability of a June rate hike, which had […]

Silver the best precious metals trade for next 3 years

May 18, 2016 at 15:18

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There is, say the wise old men of geological lore, something like 15 times as much silver in the Earth’s crust as there is gold. Received wisdom is that in days gone by, the value of silver relative to gold reflected the amount of metal Mother Nature has given us: gold was, for hundreds of […]

New York court investigates silver & gold prices rigged

May 9, 2016 at 10:33

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Silver and gold are looking strong again, partly because of interest rate movements but possibly also because of a court case being settled in New York. The interest rate factor is clear. One of the arguments against holding precious metals has always been that they yield no interest. Now we are in an environment where […]

Deutsche Bank Admits Manipulation: Settles Silver Litigation

April 20, 2016 at 12:47

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Last week Deutsche Bank settled two cases involving the manipulation of precious metals prices. On Wednesday, Deutsche Bank settled a silver price manipulation case. On Thursday, it was announced that Deutsche Bank had settled a gold price manipulation case. In both cases Deutsche Bank agreed to pay undisclosed fines AND to cooperate fully in providing […]

Silver up more than gold in 2016

April 20, 2016 at 09:16

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Lately, silver has been on a hot streak — up 22% so far this year — making it one of the best investments of 2016. The rally has outshone gold’s 18% gain so far this year. On Tuesday, silver shot up 4.5% to its highest level in 11 months. The price of silver has always […]

Silver confirms Gold breakout

April 13, 2016 at 14:19

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Precious metals have registered a blistering start to the year. After more than four years of defeat, gold bulls once again have something to be excited about. The gold price is up 19% year to date and the mining stock ETF, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), is up over 60% since the start […]

Silver on the march

April 13, 2016 at 14:15

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Silver futures extended their gains Tuesday, as a tumbling US dollar and mixed global cues supported another rally in precious metals. Silver for May delivery climbed 18 cents or 1.1% to $16.13 a troy ounce, putting it on pace for the highest close of the year on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile […]