We have seen new surprising and strong demand from global central banks in the last week.    This demand occurred over the last two months and had to compete with other strong demand from all sides of the gold market.   As we move into the quiet season for gold and have experienced a short sharp correction so far how will central ...

GFMS produced the report for the Silver Institute published last week.   We have used this as a basis for this article on silver supply and demand in the last three years.  Our objective in this piece is to have recent history confirm what we expect of the future for silver. Industrial demand The first fact that jumps off the page is that ...

The Silver Price is hitting new recent highs at $36.55 today in a more vigorous performance than even gold.   Many in the developed world precious metal markets are amazed at the performance of silver and see this continuing, whereas others feel it is running away with itself.    The “backwardation” in silver [when ‘spot’ – or immediate delivery prices are higher ...

When the Tunisian, then the Egyptian revolutions succeeded we were all surprised.   Many believed that at last democracy had won in the Middle East.   When the King of Jordan changed his government a feeling of contagion set in.   Then we heard of riots in Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, Iran and we now look at the entire Middle East as ripe for ...

Recently the economics site: www.FinanceandEconomics.org published an article on “Precious Metals and the validity of Technical Analysis.”  We completely agree with the thoughts expressed there and in this piece would like to expand on their thoughts here.   Over the last eight years or so, we have seen the Technical Analysis approach to the gold price give ...

Recently the economics site: www.FinanceandEconomics.org published an article on “Precious Metals and the validity of Technical Analysis.   We completely agree with the thoughts expressed there and in this piece would like to expand on their thoughts here.   Over the last eight years or so we have seen the Technical Analysis approach to the gold price give incorrect signals, ...