• Gold: 1,328.71 -0.62
  • Silver: 16.51 -0.01
  • Euro: 1.229 -0.000
  • USDX: 89.883 -0.01
  • Oil: 63.58 0.93

February 23: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1% on the Week

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Gold fell $5.70 to $1325.80 in Asia before it bounced back to $1331.60 in London and then chopped back lower in New York, but it ended with a loss of just 0.17%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.499 and ended with a loss of 0.54%.

Silver's Key Resistance

With the recognized top in the US dollar, it appears clear that renewed bull markets have begun across the commodity sector. Copper, crude oil and even gold are showing rallies and breakouts that promise much higher prices in the months ahead. But what's the matter with silver?

Update On the Gold/Silver Ratio

Join Mike Maloney in Acapulco for an update on the gold/silver ratio, which has recently hit extreme levels. How does Mike trade this to his advantage? Watch the video to find out.

Gold Leads Silver

It is partially true that silver outperforms gold during precious-metals bull markets. In particular, it’s true that silver tends to achieve a greater percentage gain than gold from bull-market start to bull-market end. It’s also the case that silver tends to do better during the final year of a cyclical bull market and during the late stages of the intermediate-term rallies that happen within cyclical bull markets. However, the early stages of gold-silver bull markets are characterised by relative strength in gold.

February 16: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% on the Week

Gold gained $8.30 to $1361.70 in Asia, but it then fell to as low as $1345.00 in New York and ended with a loss of 0.35%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.618 and ended with a loss of 1.18%.

February 15: Gold and Silver End Higher In Mixed Trade

Gold gained $4.90 to $1357.00 in late Asian trade before it drifted back to $1348.60 in London and then bounced back above unchanged in early New York trade ahead of another dip into midday, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver swayed between $16.976 and $16.648 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

It’s time to get serious about silver!

Tonight I would like to step back and take a serious look at silver. I believe the chartology is beginning to speak to us that this is a huge opportunity that is setting up right now for those who can be a little patient. But first let’s take a quick look at todays market.

February 14: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 2%

Gold gained $7.60 to $1336.90 in Asia before it dropped back down to $1318.50 just after this morning’s inflation data was released, but it then soared back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended near its early afternoon high of $1355.50 with a gain of 1.72%. Silver rose to as high as $16.929 and ended with a gain of 1.81%.

February 13: Gold and Silver Gain Again

Gold gained $9.40 to $1330.70 in London before it fell back to $1322.90 in early New York trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.61%. Silver rose to as high as $16.683 and ended with a gain of 0.3%.

February 12: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold gained $11.10 to $1325.90 in early Asian trade before it fell back to $1317.50 in London, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1326.10 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.49%. Silver rose to as high as $16.619 and ended with a gain of 1.23%.

February 9: Gold and Silver Fall Over 1% on the Week While Stocks Drop Over 5%

Gold gained $3.20 to $1320.40 in Asia before it chopped back to $1311.50 in late morning New York trade and then bounced back higher at times, but it still ended with a loss of 0.18%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.19 and ended with a loss of 0.37%.

Silvercorp Reports Q3 Results: Net Income of $12.7 Million, $0.08 per Share and Provides Fiscal 2019 Production and Cash Costs Guidance

Silvercorp Metals Inc. (“Silvercorp” or the “Company”) (TSX: SVM) (NYSE American: SVM) reported its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2017. All amounts are expressed in US Dollars.

February 8: Gold and Silver Gain While Stocks Drop Roughly 4%

Gold dropped $8 to $1307.30 in London before it bounced back to $1316.90 at about 9:30AM EST and then fell back to $1312.70 in the next hour of trade, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1321.90 by early afternoon and ended with a gain of 0.14%. Silver rose to as high as $16.467 and ended with a gain of 0.31%.

February 7: Gold and Silver Fall with Stocks, Bonds, and Oil

Gold gained $10.60 to $1332.30 in Asia, but it then fell back off in London and New York and ended near its midafternoon low of $1311.90 with a loss of 0.48%. Silver climbed up to $16.775 before it dropped back to $16.297 and then bounced back higher in late trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.63%.

February 6: Gold and Silver Erase Overnight Gains and End Roughly 1% Lower

Gold gained $9.70 to $1346.00 in early Asian trade and held most of those gains into London, but it then fell back off for most of trade in New York and ended near its late session low of $1320.20 with a loss of 1.09%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.589 and ended with a loss of 0.6%.

February 5: Gold and Silver Gain While Dow Suffers Worst Daily Point Plunge in History

Gold gained $6.80 to $1338.60 in London before it drifted back towards unchanged in New York, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1341.50 in the last hour of trade and ended with a gain of 0.34%. Silver rose to as high as $16.904 and ended with a gain of 0.6%.

Fresh New 2018 Lows in Silver and Mining Stocks

Silver was just breaking to new highs, gold stocks (HUI) were above the 205 level and gold was at levels not seen since August 2016. Gold and silver bulls were cheering. They are not cheering anymore. Even though the above was the case just several days ago, it was all invalidated, just like we expected it to be. Based on what happened on Friday, silver and mining stocks are at their new 2018 lows and their entire 2018 performance is a one huge bearish reversal. Where will precious metals in the following weeks?

February 2: Gold and Silver Fall Over 1% and 4% on the Week

Gold fell $22.50 to as low as $1327.50 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher in afternoon trade, but it still ended with a loss of 1.35%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.554 and ended with a loss of 3.71%.

Do You Prefer Poison or Antidote?

Gold and silver, ESPECIALLY SILVER, are undervalued and unappreciated in 2018. Attention goes to new highs in the Dow, NASDAQ, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The U.S. stock market has risen for nine years, while silver has fallen for seven years. A reversal is due and may have occurred by the time you read this, or it may occur later in 2018.

February 1: Gold Jumps Higher in Late Trade

Gold fell $8.30 to $1337.40 in London, but it then rallied back higher throughout most of trade in New York and ended near its late session high of $1350.60 with a gain of 0.32%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.107 and ended with a loss of 0.52%.

January 31: Gold and Silver End Roughly 1% Higher

Gold gained $8.30 to $1345.10 by midmorning in New York before it dropped back to $1334.10 after this afternoon’s fed statement, but it then shot back higher into the close and ended near its late session high of $1347.50 with a gain of 0.67%. Silver rose to as high as $17.385 and ended with a gain of 1.29%.

January 30: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower, Dow Drops Markedly

Gold dropped $7.50 to $1334.50 in Asia before it bounced back to $1348.90 by a little after 9AM EST, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.39%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.073 and ended with a loss of 0.41%.

January 29: Gold and Silver Fall Roughly 1%

Gold fell $11.70 to $1337.90 in late morning New York trade before it bounced back higher in the next few hours, but it still ended with a loss of 0.56%. Silver slipped to as low as $17.116 and ended with a loss of 1.32%.

AbraPlata Provides Update on its Diablillos Silver-Gold Project in Argentina and Streamlining of Management Structure

AbraPlata Resource Corp. (ABRA.V) (ABBRF) (1AH.F) ("AbraPlata" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its Diablillos property in Salta Province, Argentina. Having recently completed a non-brokered private placement of $2 million (see the Company`s news release dated January 12, 2018), AbraPlata is in the process of finalizing a Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) of its Diablillos silver-gold project, the results of which are expected to be announced by the end of Q1 2018. In addition, the Company is preparing plans for 2018 drill testing of newly identified exploration targets aimed at expanding the mineral resource base on the property.

Silver Bullion: Once and Future Money

– “Silver is as much a monetary metal as gold” – Rickards – U.S. following footsteps of Roman Empire which collapsed due to currency debasement (must see table) – Silver bullion is set to rally due to a combination of supply/demand fundamentals, geopolitical pressures creating safe haven demand, and increasing inflation expectations as confidence in central banking and fiat money erodes – “Silver is ripe for a major breakout to the upside in 2018″ – analyst Samson Li of Reuters

January 26: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% and 2% on the Week

Gold gained $9 to $1357.00 in Asia before it drifted back to $1348.90 in London, but it then bounced back higher in New York and ended with a gain of 0.12%. Silver rose to as high as $17.535 and ended with a gain of 0.64%.

New EW Silver Discovery

The Silver Reverse Bubble of 2012

In late 2008, when silver was massacred in the futures pit and saw its price fall from over $20 to under $10, I told my readers at that time that silver entered into a “reverse bubble”. I know it sounds odd, but let me re-visit the concept.

Will Silver and Platinum Outperform Gold in the Near Future?

Summing up, the long-term picture in the USD market continues to appear a bit more bearish than not and the implications for the precious metals are generally positive. The silver-to-gold ratio chart suggests that silver is likely to outperform gold in the months to come, yet it should be kept in mind that this may require some time to happen. Additional short-term volatility has been seen in the platinum market, but this is not unusual.

Silver Market Update

Is silver becoming a bearmarket, or is a bottom pattern completing that will lead to a major new uptrend soon? That is the big conundrum facing investors and speculators in the sector and in this update it will become apparent that the situation must resolve itself with a decisive move soon, one way or the other.

Will Silver and Platinum Outperform Gold in the Near Future?

Summing up, the long-term picture in the USD market continues to appear a bit more bearish than not and the implications for the precious metals are generally positive. The silver-to-gold ratio chart suggests that silver is likely to outperform gold in the months to come, yet it should be kept in mind that this may require some time to happen. Additional short-term volatility has been seen in the platinum market, but this is not unusual.

New EW Silver Discovery

Extorre Reacts to Current Market Conditions and Announces Further High Grade Drilling Results at Cerro Moro

"One drill rig remains on the infill drilling program on our principal prospects, namely Zoe, Escondida, Loma Escondida and Gabriela. Our aim is to ensure that the drilling density is sufficient in areas that would fall within the first two years of a potential mining scenario (at 1300 tonnes per day) to estimate "indicated mineral resources". This program is nearing completion, with the drilling at Zoe, Loma Escondida and Gabriela essentially complete."

Target 2 reached in Silver (Copper target reached)

The second target for the bearish "Head and Shoulders" pattern on silver was reached for greater than $25,000 per contract. The target was using "Measured Rule", which takes the distance from the top of the head to the neckline, and adding it onto the breakdown point.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,622.80, the day before the holiday in the States yesterday. A quiet London pulled it back to $1,613.50 at the p.m. Fixing. The morning Fix today the 5th July was set at $1,616.75 and higher in the euro at €1,292.986, up €8 on yesterday’s p.m. Fixing, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2504 down 80 cents. The euro stood at €1: $1.2502 after the Fix. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,618.00 in the middle.

Under ATTACK

Do we want the TRUTH or LIES? Gold was ATTACKED by the Cartel today to prevent it from repeating last month’s violation of its “Rule #1” – i.e., “Thou shalt not let PMs soar when the Dow plunges.” Last month, they temporarily lost control when gold had a rare 4% surge with the Dow down 274 points, directly after a similarly horrible NFP report.

A Momentous Day

A momentous day, as the Spanish and Italian stock and bond markets are literally CRASHING. On the day the “Spanish Bank Bailout” was “approved” by the EU – Spanish 10-year yields have EXPLODED to 7.3%, and the IBEX stock index fell a whopping 5.7%. Of course, the “bailout” requires constitution of the ESM, which has not yet been ratified or funded, and won’t be for some time – if at all. Throw in the bankruptcy of Valencia – one of Spain’s largest “autonomous regions” – and you can see why few believe a bailout will ever be received, or that it will MATTER even if it does.

March Silver in Backwardation

Silver Market Morning

New York bounced back to $1,573.70 and Asia continued to take it higher, with London running it up to Fix at $1,590.25. The euro was stronger at €1: $12770, where it was when the morning Fixing took place. In the euro it Fixed at €1,245.204. Ahead of New York’s opening gold looked a little better at $1,592.15 and in the euro, €1,246.69 while the euro was at €1: $1.2771.

Managed money positions hint at bullish turns for gold and silver

I have recently written about the breakdown of disaggregated data from the futures markets into producers and swap dealers for gold and silver futures, as reported in the Commitment of Traders reports issued by the US government’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). There is a further category of trader to consider, and that is Managed Money.

The Silver Megathrust

Between 1970 and 1979, the silver price was increasing steadily from $1.50 to $6, before taking off in September 1979 from $10 to $50 within 5 months. During that bull cycle, demand for silver did not increase but actually declined (sharply in 1979). It was as late as 1983 when demand increased confidently from 12,000 to 27,000 tons per year until 2000 – yet the silver price was in a 20 year bear market during that time. In 2003, when silver started its new bull market, the demand actually dropped to 23,000 tons until 2005 – during which 2 years silver almost doubled from $4.50 to $8. Since 2005, demand is rising stronger than ever, having reached 33,000 tons in 2010, whereas the silver price is rising strongly as well.

What a surprise: FT says CFTC to drop silver investigation

But such an outcome would be completely consistent with a finding that the really big player in the silver market is not JPMorgan at all but the U.S. government acting through intermediary brokerage houses. After all, as he signed the legislation demonetizing silver in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson pledged that the U.S. government would rig the silver market if necessary to prevent the price from rising...

Silver Market Update

The outcome of the Greek vote at the weekend was not favorable for the markets, or for Precious Metals in particular. This is because it did not precipitate an immediate worsening of the acute crisis in Europe, and thus did not create the pressure needed to bring forward the major QE that must eventually come in order to delay Europe's eventual complete collapse. Why then have markets not caved in already? - because investors are "smoking the hopium pipe" and waiting for the Fed to pull a rabbit out of the hat at Wednesday's FOMC meeting, by making positive noises to the effect that QE3 is ready to be rolled out. What is likely to happen instead is that they will come out with the same old line about "being ready to act when the SHTF" but other than that remain vague and non-commital. If this is what they do then markets are likely to throw a tantrum and sell off, and the charts are indicating that it could be hard.

Silver, Gold and The Coming Deflation

Historically gold has made its significant gains, relative to other assets (as well as nominally), not during inflation, but during deflation (Note: I am using the terms inflation and deflation very loosely in this case). These significant gold rallies historically occur when value flees instruments such as stocks and certain commodities.

David Morgan: Seems the bottom for (gold & silver) mining equities is in...

I was recently interview by Jim Puplava and stated what we have been sending to our members. It seems the bottom for mining equities is in and may be tested one more time. The precious metals themselves also could be in a bottom formation currently, but the $26 level on silver and the $1550 level on gold MUST hold. David Morgan www.Silver-Investor.com

The Noose Is Tightening

The noose is tightening on the Powers that Be, as all attempts at MONEY PRINTING, MARKET MANIPULATION, and PROPAGANDA are failing. The GLOBAL economy – and BANKING SYSTEM – is failing, as have been the result of ALL fiat currency systems throughout history. And given that this is the ONLY time EVER when ALL global currencies are fiat –amidst a global population of seven billion people - the crash will dwarf all others in history.