April 2019



Silver Investment Demand Surged Higher Than Industry Forecast

According to the recently released 2019 World Silver Survey, silver investment demand was significantly higher than analysts forecasted.  How much higher?  A lot, especially since the analysts stated that silver coin and bar purchases were expected to contract due to falling demand globally. However, when the data was finally collected, it turned out that physical…

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World’s Largest Primary Silver Miner Production Plunges

Silver production at the world’s largest producer fell significantly in the first quarter of the year.  Fresnillo PLC reported a decrease in silver production in Q1 2019 versus the same period last year, due to lower ore grades and reduced volumes of processed ore at its Fresnillo Mine. Furthermore, while silver production fell the most…

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TOM CLOUD PRECIOUS METALS UPDATE: Central Bank Gold Buying & Silver Market Update

Tom provides a new update on central bank gold buying and what is taking place in the silver market.  Tom discusses how central banks purchased a record 630+ metric tons of gold last year, and he sees continued strong buying as China and Russia diversify away from U.S. Dollar assets. According to the data that…

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The Massive Increase Of Central Bank Paper Assets Warns Of Financial Danger Ahead

By purchasing increasingly worthless paper assets, we can thank the central banks for propping up the global economy for the past decade.  Since the 2008 financial crisis, the top central bank’s have acquired $13 trillion worth of assets on their balance sheets.  While the central banks label these balance sheet items as “Assets,” they are…

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