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Silver Prices Today Slide as Indices Rebound from Stock Market Crash

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Silver prices today continued their three-day losing streak despite a rebound in U.S. stock markets following "Black Monday."

The precious metal has been in a free fall as U.S. and Chinese markets reel from their largest sell-offs in years.

But silver is still a healthy long-term investment. Here's why...

Silver Prices Today Fall to $15.18 as Global Stock Markets Crash

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Silver prices today (Friday) erased all of yesterday gains as stock markets around the world continue to tumble to new lows.

Despite the fall in silver prices, the metal is still a healthy long-term investment.

Here's what you need to know about how you can play today's movement...

Why Silver Prices Are Down Today

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Why silver prices are down today: Silver prices plunged today after Chinese stocks saw their steepest sell-off in nearly a month this morning.

The country's Shanghai Composite Index saw its biggest one-day decline since July 27.

Here's everything you need to know about the metal's movement today...

Silver Prices Today Higher amid Safe-Haven Buying

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Silver prices today were trading up $0.12, or 0.78%, at $15.64. That puts silver prices at a one-month high and 8% above July’s six-year low.

Silver prices this week were climbing after a trio of unexpected moves from China’s central bank to devalue its closely regulated yuan.

And the price of silver today has jump started spending on the precious metal...

Let's Make Silver Shine Even Brighter Than Gold

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In the world of precious metals, silver is considered the "Poor Man's Gold."

Anyone who believes this nonsense will stay away from investing in silver for all the wrong reasons.

With the S&P 500 pushing resistance once again at 2,100, perhaps it's time to visit the land of the contrarian trader, for as the saying goes, as the stock market falls, the precious metals markets rise.

And I am interested in the "Poor Man's Gold" not only because it's priced far less than gold. I'm in it for the type of returns no man, poor or otherwise, can resist...

New Wearable Technology: Shirts That Track Your Health

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Wearable technology is getting a turbo boost from silver.

You see, sports and technology companies have already developed wristbands, shoe inserts, and smartphone apps that can track your heart rate, distance covered, and several other data points.

But now a Canadian company is collaborating with a global fashion powerhouse to take this market to a whole new level - with silver...

Silver Futures Will Soon Pull Prices Out of Recent Slump

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Last week was punishing for silver prices once again, as the silver futures market sent out bearish signals and the white metal fell below its lowest levels on the year.

But if you've followed the silver futures markets this year you'd realize these current doldrums are only preceding a much more substantial rally.

Here's why silver is gearing up for a rally, and why now it is a good time to jump in...

Why Silver Prices Today Are Hitting 2014 Lows

Silver prices today are trading at their lowest levels on the year, continuing a two-month bear cycle where the white metal has fallen significantly.

Prices are taking recent cues from the U.S. Dollar Index, as well as the U.S. Federal Reserve. Silver futures activity has also been a headwind for more than a month now.

So what’s working against silver? And when will it hit the bottom and reverse this disappointing two-month downdraft? Find out here…

Silver Futures Market Is Keeping Silver Prices Down – but Not for Long

Silver futures activity has been smothering prices, with the white metal trading down seven of the last eight weeks as it nears three-month lows.

And not surprisingly, speculators have taken center stage in this protracted bear session, adding to their short positions for the fifth straight week.

Here’s why, despite all those discouraging factors, silver is still primed for a rise in the coming weeks…

Silver Price Forecast: End-of-Year Rally to Start in September

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Silver prices suffered mightily in August, as this Friday is likely to show the white metal down considerably on the month.

However, some new developments in the futures markets and the move into the fall months provides favorable trading terms for silver.

Here’s our silver price forecast for September and the months to come.

Silver Prices Today Bounce on Geopolitical Tensions

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Silver prices today are beginning to pop, bolstered by safe-haven demand from unsettling news on the Ukrainian-Russian border.

If silver closes up today, it will be the first time in over a month that the white metal has traded up three days in a row.

This slight three-day rally is a welcome change. Here’s what has moved silver these past few days, and what has been holding it back over the last six weeks…

Silver Futures Activity Holding Back Prices, but a Rally Is Not Far Off

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Activity in the silver futures market have caused prices to sputter out in August, and the most recent data shows that speculators are cashing in on the white metal's downfall.

And while these positions mount, silver is sure to languish.

But this bearish speculation will have to end at some point, and a rally is sure to follow.

Why Silver Is Going Down, and When to Expect a Price Reversal

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Silver prices are having a tough session, and traders who saw August as a month to rebound from a bearish July are wondering why silver is going down.

With many investments down close to 5% on the month, and the white metal trading below its level at the start of the year, it's easy to get discouraged.

Here's why prices are falling, and why we're still bullish...

Silver Prices This Week Trade Sideways on Speculator Shorts

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Silver prices this week have been slow and steady, continuing an uneventful August during which the white metal has traded in a narrow range.

However, while silver is likely to recoup from its recently slow trading in July, it most likely won't see a prolonged rally anytime soon because the big drivers simply aren't there.

Here's why for silver, things are going to get worse before they get better...

Here's What the New Silver Price Fix Means for Prices

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The much-maligned London silver price fix is out after 117 years, and the new London Bullion Market Association silver price is in.

And market observers are hoping that this new procedure for setting the silver price global benchmark will bring some much needed transparency to the process.

Silver pricing could definitely stand to gain from more transparency, following a century-old mechanism that involved three banks negotiating prices in secret.

Here’s how the new procedure will operate…

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