Category Archives: Gold and Silver Market

Here we cover the basics of the gold and silver markets. But also the not so basic as well. Such as physical versus paper markets, and how war affects the gold and silver price.

Plus our yearly reviews and prognostications for the precious metals markets.

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Must read articles about the Gold and Silver Market

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

Learn about spot prices, gold and silver futures, retail prices and how they are all set.

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

Does war cause gold and silver to rise? See what has happen during previous wars and what a war with the likes of North Korea could mean for gold and silver.

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Historically gold has been popular in the eastern hemisphere. See why the likes of China and Russia have been buying and what this might mean for us in the future.

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin or bar. And therefore the price you pay.

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

Here’s everything you need to know about the unit of measure for gold and silver – the troy ounce.

Latest Articles

Can Silver Rise When JP Morgan Controls So Much Physical and Paper Silver?

CAN SILVER RISE WHEN JP MORGAN CONTROLS SO MUCH PHYSICAL & PAPER SILVER

A question in this week from Pat asking can silver rise when JP Morgan controls so much physical and paper silver and manipulates the silver price? “I’ve been doing a bit of research, trying to decide whether or not I’d like to buy silver bullion and I’ve come across a fair amount of information (from […]

The Real Hunt Brothers Silver Story

The-Real-Hunt-Brothers-Silver-Story

You may have read about the Hunt Brothers and how they supposedly cornered the silver market in the 1970’s. Thus causing the silver price to rise astronomically.   We’ve read a fair bit about this episode in the past. The below video does a pretty good job of presenting a different take on the mainstream […]

How Many People Own Gold? New Zealand vs Other Countries

How many people own gold? How does that number today compare to what it was historically? A reader asked just that recently: “I strongly suspect that far fewer people historically by percentage are holders of investment physical precious metals and if so then it may hardly rate in the mass media. I would be interested […]

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

Gold and Silver Purity

Gold Purity and Silver Purity When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin […]

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a troy ounce?

What is a Troy Ounce? The troy ounce is the unit of measure used for precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum. Somewhat confusingly the troy ounce is not a part of the metric system or the old imperial system of measurement that is still used in the USA. Also confusing is that base […]

The Seven Pillars of Gold

Over the past few years a number of central banks including that of Germany have been repatriating their gold from the New York Fed vault. More recently Turkey is doing the same. Turkey has had 220 tons stored in the U.S. Jim Rckards points out: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has recently suggested that international […]

New Silver Bull Coming

There are a number of solid indicators that often indicate silver is in a bullish set up. These include very high gold to silver ratio, extreme speculative short position levels and extremely low speculative long position levels in the silver futures market. Read more: Gold and Silver Commitment of Traders (COT) Report: A Beginners Guide When […]

Latest on the COMEX Silver CoT Report

In last weeks newsletter we explained “What is COT’s?” Here is the latest on the positioning of silver futures traders and what it might mean for the silver price. As the author states “the CoT is often a lagging indicator of future trend”. So the numbers detailed below may not mean a jump in silver […]

Bad ‘Karma’ Brings Bad Consequences for Those Who Practice It

See why Hugo Salinas Price believes the looming trade tariffs planned by Trump will likely encourage the return of gold to central bank reserves worldwide…   Bad ‘Karma’ Brings Bad Consequences for Those Who Practice It By Hugo Salinas Price – First published at plata.com.mx/ There is a lot of commentary going around the world, regarding […]

Bullish Indicator: Large Silver Speculators First Net Short Position in Memory

Sorry we can’t stop publishing posts outlining why silver is likely such a good buy currently. In recent weeks we’ve had, Silver: Black Swans, 2018 and Beyond and Why Silver May Not Be “Off the Radar” For Much Longer. We have another post this week from technical analyst Clive Maund. He takes a close look […]

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