Investing in Silver: Coin Sales Hit Record Due to Bargain Prices
Despite the year's nearly 30% fall in silver prices, not everyone is sour on investing in silver. The U.S. Mint reported Tuesday that American Silver Eagle bullion coin sales have already set an annual record.
Authorized purchasers of the popular coins ordered their full weekly allocation of 500,000 coins, according to the Mint. That took total sales year-to-date to a record 40.175 million ounces, surpassing the previous annual record of 39,868,500 million ounces hit in 2011.To continue reading, please click here...
Investing in Silver Today: Six Bullish Price Indicators
In this time of economic uncertainty, investing in silver and other precious metals instruments is a must.
By devoting even a small portion of a portfolio to precious metals, investors gain valuable protection against inflation, stock market drops, and any other repercussions from Washington's debt-ceiling drama.To continue reading click here...
Silver Prices in 2014 Will Ride Higher Thanks to India
While silver demand among U.S. traders at the moment is muted, silver demand in India – the world's biggest buyer of the white metal – is insatiable.
It will be one of the biggest factors supporting higher silver prices in 2014.
And it all stems from a move the government made to limit gold buying…And it's created a rare opportunity for silver investors right now...
Silver Prices Today Have Ben Bernanke to Thank
Thanks to that "party animal" Ben Bernanke, silver prices today are enjoying a nice bounce.
That's because the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, along with the other members at the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting yesterday, decided to keep the quantitative easing (QE3) flowing steady with $85 billion of bond buying per month.
After the Fed announcement, silver prices rallied by 5.5% to more than $23 an ounce. That's the precious metal's biggest one-day gain since June 28.To continue reading, please click here...
Silver Price News Today
Our silver price news today looks ahead at another volatile week for the white metal as global precious metal sentiment remains guarded.
In early-morning trading Monday, spot silver was trading down 1.5% at $21.88.
Silver traders are closely watching the Wednesday outcome of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) two-day meeting to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve finally follows through on plans to start weaning the U.S. economy off five years of quantitative easing (QE).
Silver Prices Today Riding Higher on these Four Trends
After slipping nearly 40% this year by June, silver prices today have rebounded, and now trade near $23 an ounce. Silver ended the week up 14%.
This puts the precious metal at a level not seen since May.
There are several reasons for this move up in silver prices – reasons that will carry silver prices to $40 an ounce – and then $60 an ounce – by 2014.
With a lot of "crash talk" making the rounds – like the Hindenburg Omen – now's a good time to be taking gains in the white metal.