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Rush to Physical Silver Indicates System is On the Verge of Economic Collapse

Rather than hope for a paper (or digital) promise in the future, buyers would rather have the real thing – Physical Silver, in their hands. When investors are not even willing to wait a few weeks for delivery, it’s a clear sign that investors are nervous about the state of the financial system & that the system is on the verge of economic collapse.

Something Quite Interesting Happened In The Silver Market

There has been a serious change in the silver market. Even though there was a 55.1 Moz build in Global Silver ETF inventories in 2012, the next two years saw very little silver enter into this investment market. But Silver Bar & Coin demand shot up to a record 243.6 Moz in 2013 & 196 Moz in 2014. Investors prefer to purchase physical silver than take their chances playing in the Paper Silver ETF market.

A Case For Much Higher Silver Prices

The reason silver will increase in value in the future has nothing to do with industrial demand, but rather as a result of investors moving out of increasingly worthless paper assets and into physical ones to protect wealth. Silver is just as good as a store of wealth as is gold. Gold and silver are true stores of value, while most paper assets are ILLUSIONS of value.

Banking Cartels’ Real Enemy: Physical Silver Investment Demand

While gold is a main focus of the Central Bank market rigging apparatus, physical silver investment demand is their real enemy. The reason is simple. Central Banks have gold in their vaults to dump on the market (or to lease) to control the price, but they have very little if any silver for this purpose.

Gold to Fuel Silver Upleg

Silver is a fascinating market. Almost without exception, all of silver’s biggest and strongest spikes, uplegs, and bull markets in modern history have been fueled by parallel gold rallies. From an investment perspective, silver is ultimately just a leveraged play on gold. Silver investment demand is almost totally dependent on gold’s fortunes.

Silver Prices Poised to Surge

The bottom line is that silver prices are poised to surge big. Silver is carving a major bottom after a brutal bear market, and investors and speculators have already started to return despite the incredibly-bearish sentiment. But stock traders & futures speculators still have a lot of silver buying left to do – And it will likely unfold fast.

A Major Silver Shortage Must and Will Occur

With plunging base metal prices, given that majority of silver production is by-product from base metals; its entirely possible that global silver production declines 25%-50% over next 3-5 years, unless prices significantly increase. Silver industrial demand excluding silverware, jewelry, coins & bars is forecast to increase by 27% over the next 5 years.

Silver Demand Jumps, 2014 Silver Eagles Bullion Coins Sold Out: US Mint

In a day, investors bought around 90% of the daily global mine supply through Silver Eagles ALONE. American Eagle silver coin sales are temporarily sold out. And yet, COMEX silver futures dropped to $15.12 yesterday, the lowest since February 2010. Would like to know if this is anything else other than plain & simple “Manipulation”?

David Morgan's Secret to Being Grateful, Even at $17 Silver

People need to keep in mind that prices go up & down in all markets. Second, know that fundamentals of owning gold & silver have not changed. Third, remember why they bought it in the first place. And lastly, ensure that they are diversified properly, meaning they need to own the right amount of physical metal for their age & objectives.

Bankers Manipulation Of Gold & Silver: Proof In The Demand Data

The Banking Cartel needs to keep investors away from buying gold and silver because they are the Blinking Red Light that indicates something is very wrong with the financial system. To keep the public and investor demand limited in gold and silver, the Cartel is using price suppression tactics, including negative press via financial networks.

Outlook for New Electrical & Electronic Uses of Silver - Silver Institute

With the introduction of these advanced uses of silver in the electrical and electronics category, which last year provided over 40 percent of total silver industrial demand, along with growth in established uses, we should see silver industrial demand develop even further, especially as economies grow globally.

India's Silver Imports Near Record At A Quarter Of Global Mine Supply

India imported 2,882 tonnes (92.6 million ounces) of silver in the first six months of 2014, down slightly from the previous record set last year at 2,980 tonnes. According to the 2014 World Silver Survey, global silver production around 800 million ounces in 2013. Thus, India imported 23%, nearly a quarter of global mine supply.

Connecting the Dots in Gold and Silver

In this month’s Markets at a Glance, we present a collection of thoughts on why we think the precious metals – gold and silver are a compelling investment now. We believe that any rational investor considering this collection of facts would consider that the precious metals prices are long overdue for a re-rate.

More Silver Eagles Sold In A Week Than Gold Eagles Over Past Three Years

It took just one week for the U.S. Mint to sell more Silver Eagles (1,939,500 oz) than all the Gold Eagles sold in 2012, 2013 and 2014 (1,808,000 oz). There is a reason the public is currently buying 100 times more Silver Eagles than Gold Eagles… and it has to do with affordability and leverage.

Silver Improves Water Purifiers And Smart Tags

Chinese scientists have developed ‘smart tags’ composed of silver and gold microscopic-sized rods that can stick to containers and change color when food has gone bad. The silver and gold nanorods tags contain vitamin C, acetic and lactic acids, and agar, which react with nanorods to change their color.

Silver Money And Currency - “Real Value” versus “Perceived Value”

There is one factor in the silver market that Fiat Monetary Authorities & Banking Institutions are deeply concerned about – Controlling the public’s understanding of “Real Value” v/s “Perceived Value.” As gold & silver compete currencies, they pose a threat to the current transfer of wealth to the rich & need to be manipulated.

Silver replys on Bear Markets, Manipulation and Investor Sentiment

Looking at the current situation from a historical perspective, I see a lot of catalysts that will catapult the silver price higher in the near future. It seems rather clear that as demand continues to grow, supply tightens, the role of silver as money grows more substantial.

Silver Jewelry Sales in 2013 been Exceptionally Strong in U.S. - Survey

Silver jewelry sales in United States were robust in 2013, with 73% of jewelry retailers reporting increased sales last year, according to “Silver Jewelry Buying Trends,” a survey conducted by prominent jewelry trade publication “National Jeweler” on behalf of the Silver Institute’s Silver Promotion Service

Is a Silver Supply Shortage on the Horizon?

It’s in part because of the many uses, both as an investment and industrial metal, that some silver market watchers think at some point — perhaps in the near future — demand for the metal will exceed supply, creating a shortage. Silver also has myriad technological and medical applications.

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