Silver has a BIG rally but the real test lies ahead

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From Taylor Dart: Gold (GLD) was the shining star by a mile in Q2 of the two most sought after precious metals, but silver (SLV) looks like it might finally be ready to join the party.
NYSE:GDX July 18, 2019 1:56pm

What the Silver-Gold Ratio Nearing the Modern-Day High Means For Investors

Why silver investors should continue to be patient

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From Daniela Cambone: The silver rally is on its way, but until then, it's like watching paint dry, according to Peter Hug, global trading director for Kitco Metals Inc.
NYSE:SLV June 27, 2019 5:43pm

Silver surges, breaks above the 200-day moving average

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From Nick Cawley:

GOLD PRICE/SILVER PRICE, ANALYSIS AND CHARTS.

NYSE:SLV June 20, 2019 2:01pm

What’s preventing silver from breaking out to the upside?

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From Mike Hammer: Many silver traders are pulling out their proverbial hair over silver's inability to pick a direction. Not that silver traders probably have much hair left at this point... (Supposed to be a joke, and full disclosure: your friendly Gold Enthusiastis balding!)
NYSE:SLV June 18, 2019 2:15pm

The gold/silver ratio is over 90, a level not seen since 1993

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From Rajesh Bhayani: The price of silver in comparison to gold is at a 26-year low. This comparison is derived by calculating the ratio of the price of gold to silver. The ratio is the amount of silver that can be bought with one ounce of gold.
NYSE:SLV June 17, 2019 6:27pm

Will silver prices continue to climb?

From Mike Hammer: Precious metals investors were breathing easier yesterday after silver (and gold) popped, continuing the week-long run. Reasons for the pop were many, which just means it was probably about time.
NYSE:SLV June 7, 2019 6:52pm

After gold’s recent rally, analysts are keeping their eyes on silver to follow suit

From Neils Christensen: All eyes are on the gold market after prices pushed to a two-week high at the start of the week, but some market analysts say that the precious metal to watch is silver.
NYSE:SLV June 4, 2019 3:31pm

Why the price of silver could be on the cusp of a major rally

From Chris Vermeulen: The recent rally in Gold got a lot of attention last Friday (the end of May 2019).  We had been warning about this move for the past 8+ months and generated an incredible research post in early October 2018 that clearly highlighted our belief that Gold would peak above $1300 early in 2019, then stall and move toward $1270 near April/May 2019, then begin an incredible upside price rally in June/July/Aug 2019.  We couldn't have been more clear about this prediction and we posted it publically in October 2018.
NYSE:SLV June 3, 2019 2:28pm

Do you know which precious metal has been the weakest in 2019?

From Allen Sykora: Silver is the weakest of the precious metals this year, losing 7% so far in 2019, with little on the horizon to pull it up aside from any bounce in gold, said UBS. "Gold remains a key driver for silver prices, and therefore lackluster price action has mostly been acting as a drag," UBS said. "Investor indifference towards gold is amplified even more in silver."  The gold-silver ratio has climbed above 89, the highest since 1993 and representing an underperformance by silver. "This could ultimately attract interest - at the very least from a relative value perspective - but the bar remains high for silver upside catalysts that could trigger a sharp reversal in the ratio for now," UBS said. "A convincing break higher in gold is likely to revive investors' enthusiasm towards silver, with the view that there's plenty of catching up to do. However, although certain macro factors are looking more supportive for gold here (further decline in rates, weakness in equities), the dollar remains strong and broader conditions still appear insufficient to call for a strong bull run for now." Unlike gold, more than 50% of silver's demand is for industrial uses, meaning exposure to economic activity. "On this front, silver has met challenges given risks to global growth amid higher tariffs and continued trade tensions between the U.S. and China," UBS said. "Base metals have similarly come under pressure. Global sales of semiconductors are down sharply, and our colleagues in equities note high inventories amid slower rate of demand in end markets." Meanwhile, holdings of silver by exchange-traded funds are down by 2%, or 10.95 million ounces, so far in 2019, UBS added.
NYSE:SLV May 30, 2019 3:12pm

Orchid Research says silver will continue to underperform gold

From Anna Golubova: (Kitco News) - Unfortunately for silver bulls, there is no good news in sight for the precious metal, according to Orchid Research that believes silver will continue to underperform gold due to weaker safe-haven appeal.
NYSE:SLV May 29, 2019 3:42pm

Is now the time for investors to be buying Silver?

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From WavePattern Traders: Is it time to be looking to buy Silver?
NYSE:SLV May 14, 2019 11:51am

Has the price of Silver finally bottomed?

From Chris Vermeulen: The upside price move in early 2016 setup a very strong expectation that further upside price moves were about to result in an upside price explosion in metals.  Remember, 2016 was a very big US Presidential election year. 2020, being the next big US Presidential election year, is only about 7 months away and the rancor has already started in the news cycles.
NYSE:SLV May 7, 2019 12:38pm

What’s keeping silver prices from moving higher?

From Safehaven: The Commerce Department says the  U.S. economy expanded 3.2 percentduring the first quarter, the best beginning to a year since 2015 and considerably better than the consensus for 2.5 percent. And while gold prices were volatile in Friday's session after stronger-than-expected headline GDP numbers came out, it's an unexpected development that could be a game-changer for precious metals.
NYSE:SLV May 1, 2019 2:21pm

Inflation-adjusted, is Silver cheaper or more expensive than it was a century ago?

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From Mike Hammer: Since we've already given our current view on silver, how about we let someone else give you their view? Among technicians, there are short, medium, and long-term perspectives as well as all the different methods of analyzing data. Here we tend to favor simpler methods that give results without too much mind-bending (so we haven't quite fully embraced Elliot Waves, for one example).
NYSE:SLV April 25, 2019 12:45pm

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