Full Article: The Case for Silver
By: Jeff Nielson
hroughout 2016, talk of “the gold rally” has been front-and-center in the precious metals sector. This begs the question, why? Why have so few media pundits and market analysts been talking about silver? It is a question for which there are few (if any) good answers.
- Year over year, the price of silver has risen more than the price of gold: 12% for silver versus 10% for gold, as of this writing.
- The gold/silver price ratio: for over 4,000 years, the gold/silver price ratio has gravitated around 15:1. It is only over the last century that this price ratio has been skewed to a ridiculous extreme. There is no (legitimate) reason for the perversion of this price-ratio.
- The silver market has been in a supply deficit for 30 years, if not longer.
Why would rational analysts and media pundits talk “gold, gold, gold” and completely ignore a parallel market which was performing equally well? Some will argue that the gold market has received 100% of media attention and the silver market 0% of media attention because the gold market is much larger. Markets (and market analysis) don’t work like that.
Full Article: The Case for Silver
By: Jeff Nielson
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