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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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Gold To Silver Ratio Drops As Silver Gains In Value

Gold To Silver Ratio Drops As Silver Gains In Value

One of the most reliable indicators to buy silver is looking at the gold to silver ratio over time. This means dividing the spot price of gold by the spot price of silver. The rule relies on the assumption that there is more or less a fixed amount of gold and silver on the planet. So their […]

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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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How Silver Can Pay You Dividends

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Silver Can Pay You Dividends

Silver straddles the line between a precious metal and an expensive industrial commodity. The vast majority of gold (over 85%) is used for jewelry and bullion, which makes it rather immune to recessions.   Silver, on the other hand, while still used for jewelry and bullion, has industrial uses for its majority demand, so its price tends […]

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