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Sales Of Canadian Silver Maples Surge To Highest Record Ever

Last year, there was a huge spike in retail silver investment demand due to the supposed “Shemitah” or the collapse of the broader stock markets. Depite that, the Q1 2016 sales figures of the silver bullion coins were stunning to say the least. It is a big deal because Q1 2016 sales of Silver Maples topped the Q3 2015 record, without surging demand and product shortages.

Looking Ahead, the Gold and Silver Rally Appears to have Legs

Gold and silver are going insane right now, thanks in large part to the weaker U.S. dollar. Year-to-date, palladium is up 7%, platinum 19%, gold 21% and silver 25%. A correction at this point would be healthy, but looking ahead, this rally appears to have legs. It’s clear that sentiment in precious metals has shifted dramatically, giving the group’s new-found momentum.

The Silver Market - One Investor Away from Implosion

1.6 million is the base number of investors in the US, who either acquire silver on an ongoing basis or who have acquired a small amount of physical silver in recent years. A confirmed small change in their current investment habits is taking place. Can you imagine the impact this small change would have on the silver market? Where would the silver come it from?

Gold Bullion Is Money; No Buyback Guarantee Necessary

When buying or selling internationally recognized gold and silver bullion, there is no need for complicated contracts in either buying or selling because these products are super liquid and recognized all over the world. The spreads are small and the transaction costs are minimal compared to collectible and numismatic gold and silver items.

Why Premiums On Silver Coins Rise Amid Falling Silver Prices

Seizing the opportunity to buy silver coins or bars on the cheap when spot silver prices fell below $15 per ounce has proven harder than many expected. The rationing and production breakdowns at the mint promises to keep buy premiums elevated and cause shipping delays on most government-minted silver coins for the foreseeable future.

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Sales Hit New Record Q1 2015

The U.S. Mint sold 12.1 million Silver Eagles in Q1 of 2015 compared to 13.9 million during the same period last year, a decline of 13%. On the other hand, Q1 2015 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf sales actually surpassed both records set in Q1 (8.2 Moz) and Q4 (8.4 Moz) & increased by 700,000 oz or by 8.5% to 8.9 Moz.

Silver Eagle & Maple Leaf Record Sales: Five Times Larger Than 2007

Total sales of Silver Eagles & Maples were only 13,870,000 in 2007. In just 7 years, sales of these two top coins are 5 Times Larger at an estimated 71.5 million & now represent nearly 9% of global silver mine supply in 2014, compared to 2% in 2007. Silver Eagle sales for 2014 could be 43 million, while Silver Maples may reach 28.5 million.

Canadian Silver Maple Sales Stronger Than Last Year

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf sales for the first half of 2014 surpassed sales by 1.4 million during the same period last year. Sales of Silver Maples were 8.2 million Q1 2014, compared to 6.6 million Q1 2013. Second quarter sales this year were slightly lower at 7.2 million, versus the 7.4 million oz Q2 2013.

Canadian Maple Leaf Silver Coin Sales Up A Hefty 24% in Q1

With the release of the Royal Canadian Mint’s first quarter 2014 report, sales of silver maples increased substantially compared to the same period last year. While Silver Eagles sales in Q1 declined slightly year-over-year due to a backup at the U.S. Mint, Canadian Maple Leaf silver coins sales reported a 24% increase.

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Sales Shatter All Records

The Royal Canadian Mint just released their 2013 Annual Report and sales of their Silver Maples were the highest on record. Not only did the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf sales shatter all records in 2013, their percentage gain was twice as much compared to Silver Eagles.

The Real Story Behind Silver - Check These 5 Charts

As the world continues down the road of self-destruction via its highly leveraged paper financial markets, there’s a much more fascinating story worth looking at. Hidden from the majority of the public and misunderstood by many of the so-called professional metal analysts, is the Real Story Behind Silver.

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