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Price of Silver and Gold in 2017: Why They Could Bounce Higher

Most of those who are bullish about silver prices in 2017 point to silver’s capacity to decouple from the precious metals markets. Excitement about silver’s industrial demand could be the driver for higher prices in the minds of some. With uncertainty about geopolitical actions & surprises likely on multiple fronts, investors should expect gold prices in 2017 to be more volatile than usual.

Here's why 2017 should make Investors Confident about Gold and Silver?

Any sign that the Fed is going to keep interest rates behind the inflation curve is positive for gold and silver. At the moment, a number of top analysts have several interest rates rises depressing the outlook for gold and silver. But this may either not happen, or inflation could prove more rapid than expected & have the same effect. Here are the fundamentals that should make investors feel confident.

Solar Demand 'Key' in 2017 for Silver Prices

Analysts GFMS – a division of Thomson Reuters, say that the solar energy sector bought 11% more silver last year than 2015, the only major use to grow on their latest estimates for the Washington-based Silver Institute of miners, refiners, retailers & industrial users. But research into substitution continues & “you’re [now] seeing some investment in replacing silver with copper.

2016 American Eagle Gold Bullion sales highest since 2011

The US Mint finished off 2016 American Eagle gold bullion coin sales with its slowest month of the year, but that didn’t prevent the year-end total from being the highest since 2011. The final 2016 tally from the Mint reports sales of 37,701,500 ounces of American Eagle silver bullion coins, which is down sharply from record-setting 2015 sales that finished at an even 47,000,000 ounces.

This Indicator Suggests Silver Prices Could Soar 1,000%

Silver is selling at severe discount. Here’s what investors need to know: the price of silver has an interesting relationship with the S&P 500. The correlation between silver prices & S&P 500 currently stands at -0.90 again. I question whether the price of silver could see another move to the upside, just like it did in 1976 and 1992. It would mean prices going to over $160.00 an ounce of silver.

SILVER - Ridiculously Underpriced, but Most Rewarding Investment Vehicle

A reminder of the factors that lead us to thinking about silver as a safe haven investment to begin with; as a protection against inflation, or an opportunity to make money & ‘profit’ over the short, intermediate, or long term. From whatever angle, just below a surface understanding, lies the recognition that it is nearly impossible to find any other investment vehicle so ridiculously underpriced.

Peak Silver & Continued Supply Deficits Indicate Higher Silver Prices Soon

We estimate that silver mine supply peaked in 2015 and will trend lower in the foreseeable future. Due to the huge increase in Global Silver ETF demand & a large Exchange Inventory build, the silver market will suffer a forecasted 185 Moz annual deficit in 2016. Declining total supply is expected to be a key driver of annual deficits, thereby leading to higher silver prices going forward.

Not Buying Gold Now. Why? Because The Best Returns will be in Silver

Silver is a great place to make money… It will often outperform gold. You can use the gold-to-silver ratio to monitor the relationship between the two. The ratio is trending upward again right now. That’s good news for silver investors. It means silver is getting cheaper relative to gold. If the ratio continues to climb toward 80 again, that would be a solid place to buy.

Global Gold and Silver Produced in 3 Years = Only the Interest on US Debt

The financial disaster taking place at the US costs one heck of a lot of gold and silver. In 2015, the US Federal Government paid $402 billion just to service the interest on its debt. The total value of global gold production in 2015 was $122 billion while that of silver was $14 billion. So the US could purchase 3 times the global gold and silver production in 2015, just by the interest on its debt.

Can the Price of Silver (the Year's Top Performer) Continue to Rally?

With the price of silver up nearly 40% year-to-date, investors are wondering whether it can continue. Experts say it may have more room to run, particularly as global interest rates continue to stay negative. It wouldn’t be inconceivable to see a silver supply shortage if there was heightened demand, & in that case, a silver to gold ratio of 20 to 1 (or lesser) is not an impossibility.

Silver and Gold Prices Supported by Weak Dollar - Rally Stalls Abruptly

A continuation of the defensive dollar tone over the past 24 hours, coupled with downward pressure on bond yields, has continued to provide underlying support to silver and gold prices. Analysts warn that continued upside for gold futures may be limited now that a Dec rate hike is firmly in play. According to Fed Fund futures, traders are pricing in a nearly 60% chance of liftoff by year-end.

Will The Price of Silver Take a Breather Before Another Rally Kicks Off?

The price of silver has emerged as the perfect compensation for those whom the market inflicted losses last year. The price of silver appears set for a correction, which suggests the overbuying activity that took place in June could witness several cash outs in the coming weeks. But the overall direction of commodity prices suggests that this could just be a breather before another rally kicks off.

Price of Silver Set to Skyrocket as it Returns to its Historic Role

In addition to holding up well in the face of bearish factors, the price of silver is set to get a boost from several bullish factors that have not yet been fully priced in by the markets. Despite the recent strong dollar and tough talk from the Fed, the U.S. economy cannot afford a strong dollar. The dollar will again naturally weaken and the dollar price of silver will get a boost.

Will Silver Prices take off like a Rocket while Gold Prices Languish?

Why are junk bonds and equities not dropping commensurately? It’s crystal clear that if rates are truly moving up, then all assets will be repriced lower. So for the moment, the prices of the metals— silver more than gold—are driven by this Narrative.It would be strange to see the price of silver take off like a rocket while the price of gold languishes, moribund.

SILVER - The Most Bullish Story Ever Told. Even JPMorgan Wants Higher Silver Prices

The big banks led by JPMorgan are trying to get out of their big paper short position & are not having much luck. They don’t want the price to go up until they have driven the price of silver down to the point the technical-fund holders sell to them & as they buy from these tech funds their short position is reduced. And the best part is that they want much higher silver prices one of these days.

Will the Dip in Silver Prices Attract Buyers to Silver Eagles Again?

Silver prices started a rapid spike higher in late June, taking it to $20.57 a troy ounce in July. At the same time, sales of silver American Eagles took a tumble. The price of silver bullion has been working its way down in recent days. Lower silver prices are attractive to long-term silver investors. Present silver prices might seem to be a last-chance kind of bargain.

Silver Prices Expected to Slide Further - But Won't Stay There for Long

Silver could be setting up for another near-term slip prior to resuming its long-term bullish trend as this week progresses. In the absence of any significant shortcomings in the US data, silver prices should have some substantial downside potential in the coming weeks. The long-term bias remains bullish so don’t expect to see the metal stray far below the 17.849 mark.

Buy Physical on Silver Price Dip, Futures Traders Need Some Patience

Seasonality plays a key role at this time of year, which has historically been the best time to buy gold and silver. Now could be a good time to look for buying opportunities on dips. Normally, I would also short silver for technical reasons, but because we are at a very strong time of year for the silver price, my stance is to be on sidelines for traders but buyers of physical silver to keep accumulating.

A Very Long Term View on the Price of Silver & Inflation

When silver was money and held at a ratio of about 16 to 1 with gold, the inflation adjusted price of silver was about $30 an ounce. The mother of all silver bulls continues to be 1980 as the price of silver spiked to about $118 on a closing basis on our inflation adjusted chart. That continues to be the benchmark for silver as we head into the new bull market in silver.

August Watchout! Stocks Will Slump While Silver Will Soar

Historically, August has been a rough month for stock investors. The fall in the dollar will reflect in the rise of silver. I believe that silver is on the cusp of a rally. The silver bulls have seen a stupendous run from the lows of around $13.73 during the start of the year to the highs of $21.2 in early July 2016. However, I believe that the bull run in silver will continue after a small consolidation.

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