Larry D. Spears: Gold has gotten a lot of attention recently, as the yellow metal earlier this month rose to yet another record high. However, gold’s little brother – silver – shouldn’t be forgotten.
History repeats itself. Somebody important1 said so. Many silver traders and investors regard the gold/silver ratio now and think that old maxim is being proved again.
As you will discover from the charts and information in this article, the previous three gold and silver parabolics (2004, 2006 and 2008) had a common characteristic. Each exhibited a midpoint
Middle East is still the talk of interest in the commodity markets and the markets have been experiencing substantial volatility over the past weeks. Commodity markets also followed the
The recent rally in gold, oil, and commodities in general has been extremely powerful. Despite protestations to the contrary by our clueless Fed president, it’s very clear what is driving this
At some point in any bull the market finally “catches on”. That recognition phase shows up as an explosive expansion in volume on the weekly charts.
As the Federal Reserve continues to maintain its short-term nominal interest rate target near or at zero and political and social unrest continue to spread in North Africa and the Middle East, the
In trading on Friday, the PowerShares DB Commodity Long ETN (NYSE:DPU) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 5.33% on the day. Also up on the day are the
In trading on Thursday, the UBS E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold Hedged Idx ETN (NYSE:SPGH) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 9.78% on the day. Also up on the day are the
As political uncertainty in Africa and the Middle East continues to prevail, commodities, in particularly crude oil, gold and silver have surged. As for the future, it appears to remain bright for
Suddenly, the global inflation monster, long considered dead and buried, has returned with gale force … and silver, one of the most sensitive to inflation, has just surged close to 31-year highs.
Thomas Carreno: A huge huge development occurred yesterday in the iShares Silver ETF (NYSE:SLV) and the silver futures market. The Silver ETF (SLV) blasted higher to a new 52 week
I’ve pointed out in the past how consolidation size is usually predictive of how large a move will be once a breakout occurs. I thought I would take a quick look at the silver bull today using that
Powershares has changed the underlying indexes for eight of their commodity ETFs. The changes take effect today, February 2, 2011. The funds affected are the PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking (NYSE:DBC), PowerShares DB Energy (NYSE:DBE), PowerShares DB Oil (NYSE:DBO),
A long time ago a wise man once said, “If you’re going to be invested in physical silver and/or companies that mine silver, you need to be aware of the downside risk. Being ignorant to