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A Simple Way to Trade Silver

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
A Simple Way to Trade Silver

Is there a simple way to understand silver? Yes indeed, silver analysts – including your friendly Gold Enthusiast – do sometimes prattle on about this and that factor, and how the silver markets are paying attention to this right now, that a bit later. What if you just wanted a really simple way to trade silver? We’d […]

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Will Silver (SLV) Prices Keep Sliding?

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Will Silver (SLV) Prices Keep Sliding?

Silver’s impressive run-up came to a halt last Thursday when some good news about the US-China trade war hit the Twitterverse. (We’ve given our opinion on that already, so we’ll just move on.) You’ll remember our adage about drops hitting 3x as hard as rises – well it wasn’t true in this case. The last 3 trading days brought a drop […]

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After Silver’s Recent Rally, Where Is It Headed Next?

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
After Silver’s Recent Rally, Where Is It Headed Next?

Silver bulls have been breathing easier after last week’s performance.  This is probably the best “silver pop” we’ve seen in several years.  The sad thing is it came rather unexpectedly so longer-term traders may not have caught the beginning of the run.  The chart of SLV shows just how quickly the pop hit. I’ve drawn the […]

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COT Report Predicts Silver Going Down

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
COT Report Predicts Silver Going Down

Every precious metal trader has been enthralled by the recent run-up in both silver and gold.  It’s brought back talk of a “silver surge”, especially with regard to the ratio of silver to gold, which remains very close to the highest ever. This has moved some analysts to call for investors to abandon gold in favor of silver. […]

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4 Reasons Why Silver Has Been Dropping

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
4 Reasons Why Silver Has Been Dropping

Silver bulls have been confounded lately by the metal’s inability to get up off the floor and run.  There are lots of reasons why silver should go higher.  After all, we are at prices only slightly higher than they were after fallback from the Hunt brothers trying to corner the silver market back in 1980. You’d think […]

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The Reason Why Silver Is In ‘No Mans Land’

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Reason Why Silver Is In ‘No Mans Land’

Today marks a moment in history for your friendly Gold Enthusiast. Due to increasing requests, we’re starting coverage of the world of silver as well as gold.  Because we want to make this as easy for you as possible we’ll be covering gold Monday – Wednesday – Friday, and silver Tuesday – Thursday.  So if you’re only […]

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Gold News: US Mint Runs Out Of Silver

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gold News: US Mint Runs Out Of Silver

Yesterday in gold news, the US Mint notified “authorized purchasers” (only in quotes because it sounds weird) that it has run out of silver coins.  “…[D]ue to recent increased demand”, they say.  To these old, grizzled Gold Enthusiast ears, that just sounds wrong.  For several reasons. Number one: Isn’t silver gold’s poor cousin?  Aren’t the only people who […]

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Silver Prices Are Enticing Ahead Of Late Cycle Rebound

Silver Prices Are Enticing Ahead Of Late Cycle Rebound

Silver prices recently tested the $15.25 region which is very close to the bottom of a two year range near $15.15. Prices have been trading under pressure during a seasonal low for precious metals. Heading into the latter half of 2018 is the time to buy silver, preparing for the seasonal run up that occurs […]

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Hedge Funds Are Buying Copper, Is Silver Next?

Hedge Funds Are Buying Copper, Is Silver Next?

The global growth story has experienced its ebbs and flows in 2018, but what appears to be clear is that U.S. growth is strong. The Fed is increasing interest rates to cap inflation and mitigate growth, as industrial metals prices test higher levels. Hedge funds have been piling into copper positions betting that stronger growth […]

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5 Shining Silver Stocks To Buy Today

5 Shining Silver Stocks To Buy Today

Don’t ignore shining silver from your portfolio. The metal is red-hot these days. When it comes to precious metals, gold captures most of the spotlight. However, silver could be the real money metal in our current market. That’s because silver has the best of both worlds. On one hand, silver is seen as a precious […]

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