Investing in Silver
We all have our reasons for following Apple. I track it because this tech behemoth is a massive global consumer of metals - base, rare earth, and precious.
And right now, Apple is giving us some surprising indications that the demand for silver is much higher than its current price would have us believe.
Actually, the first "sign" came to us back in January when Apple had to delay new 27-inch iMac deliveries by up to four weeks.
Of course, the company never specified exactly what was causing the delay... but the rumors flew.
The most intriguing rumors centered on a possible shortage of industrial silver in China.
Regardless, the Apple "indicator" is just one reason silver could double over the next 12 months.There are five other compelling clues that indicate silver's price has temporarily decoupled from what the demand data dictate...
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...