Precious Metals

GET READY FOR TURBULENT MARKETS IN 2019: Gold & Silver To Outperform Most Assets

Investors should prepare for crazy and turbulent markets in 2019.  As the correction in the broader markets picks up speed and heads much lower, investor worry will start to turn into fear.  At this point, the precious metals will likely disconnect from the markets and move higher as investors move into gold and silver to…

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Silver Outperforms Key Markets, Metals & Energy

While December was a horrible month for the broader markets, that wasn’t the case for the precious metals.  As the Dow Jones and S&P 500 Indexes suffered the worst December since the Great Depression, the silver price enjoyed quite a healthy rally.  The notion of rising precious metals prices during a market selloff ran counter to…

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SANTA CLAUS RALLY TURNS INTO MARKET CARNAGE: Precious Metals Push Higher In A Sea Of Red

The much awaited and hoped for Santa Claus Rally turned into a complete rout today as the broader markets continued to sell-off to new lows this month.  The Dow Jones plunged a stunning 653 points today, the worst in the in the 122-year-old history of the index.  Furthermore, the Dow is on track for its biggest…

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INVESTMENT DEMAND: Still The Largest Growth Sector In The Silver Market

Even though interest in precious metals has fallen over the past few years, investment demand is still the largest growth sector in the silver market.  Yes, it may be hard to believe, but physical silver investment has grown the most since the 2008 financial crisis compared to the other sectors.  And while industrial users consume…

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ANALYSTS TOTALLY WRONG ABOUT GOLD: Top Gold Miners Production Cost Still Provides Floor In The Market Price

While the debate on the dynamics of the gold market continues, at least the top gold miners production cost provides us with a floor price.  Or rather, a basic minimum price level.  I get a good laugh when I read analysts suggesting that the gold price will fall back to $450-$700.  For the gold price to…

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