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Comex Registered Silver Inventories Plunge Nearly 10% In One Day

The Comex continues to see a drain of its Registered Silver inventories, while the SHFE inventories are showing a rapid increase. It will be interesting to see what happens at these two exchanges over the next 6 months. If Comex Registered Silver inventories continue to fall, this could spell more trouble for the highly leveraged paper based precious metal markets going forward.

Shanghai vs Comex: Opposite Moves In Silver Inventories

COMEX silver inventories peaked in the beginning of July at 184.5 million oz (Moz) and then continued to decline, reaching a low of 159.9 Moz presently. Shanghai Futures Exchange silver inventories bottomed on August 18th at 233 metric tons (mt), then continued to grow over the past three months to the present 528 mt.

The Silver Market Disconnect Continues - Must See Silver Charts

The current surge of physical silver investment demand, whether it be from India (silver bar) or North American (Official coin), continues to put stress on the silver market. This stress is forcing a disconnect in normal supply-demand forces that will likely get worse if the world experiences more financial turmoil or stock market panics in the future.

Shocking Chart: The Silver Supply Crunch Continues

While certain analysts stated that the silver supply would indeed fall this year, I don’t believe anyone could have envisioned the kind seen now. With the ongoing surge in physical silver investment demand and the rapidly falling Registered Silver Inventories at the COMEX, any decline in silver supply will only exacerbate the current tightness in the silver market.

Has The Global Run On Silver Begun? Shortages On The Horizon?

I believe the world is at the beginning stage of a GLOBAL RUN ON SILVER. The indicators listed here show something has changed in the global silver market. If the financial situation continues to unravel due to a GREEK EXIT of the European Union, demand for silver will only increase. Thus, the market will likely experience global silver shortages.

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.

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