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Plunge in Gold and Silver may soon be Reversed with Multi-fold Vengeance

Gold and silver might have further to fall in the near term, but market bulls expect the retreat to offer investors who missed the first-half 2016 precious metals’ rally a strong buying opportunity. There are many undeniable and solid reasons to support this view. Here are the major factors that will ensure that investments in gold and silver remain attractive.

The Gold Rush - Panic Stricken Brits Rush To Buy Gold Bars

Worried British savers (yes, they still exist in this time of QE and age of NIRP) are scrambling to buy gold bars and “stuffing them in safes at home, data suggests, as fears mount that a Brexit-induced financial meltdown could be just around the corner.” Royal Mint, Britain’s official producer of gold and silver coins and bars, said sales have soared by 32% over the past month.

Physical Silver Demand Booming Amid Strained Physical Supply: Perfect Storm Gets Stronger

Physical silver is in high demand for every purpose in which it can be used. While the most popular silver coins in the world are setting new sales records, entire nations are implementing silver dependent energy sources (solar) and the companies that can actually deliver the raw material are slowing or shutting down; this makes for a perfect storm in the silver market.

What’s Ahead for Silver Prices Even as Demand Remains Extreme?

A silver price target of $50.00 an ounce may sound too “out there” when the current price is close to $14.00, but we must remember these three important factors: demand for silver is strong, supply of silver is contracting, and silver is desperately out of favor with investors—the perfect catalyst for higher silver prices.

Premiums and Delivery Delays Rise on Silver Coins and Bars

Premiums on silver eagles have been creeping up & wholesale premiums have risen from 14% in May to over 25% this week. The shortage of silver coins is due to continuing robust demand and a lack of supply of silver bullion coins. Silver eagles remain probably one of the best proxies for silver coin demand & also of investment & store of wealth demand for silver.

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.

Silver Buying Only Starting - Investment Demand Awakens

Silver is on the verge of a major breakout following this week’s sharp rally. Silver investment demand varies dramatically with the shifting whims of traders’ sentiment it. And since any market’s prices are effectively set by marginal new buying & selling, nothing is more important for silver prices than investment demand.

Is Silver The World’s Most Undervalued Asset?

Silver is undervalued on a historical basis & also when compared with gold, platinum, palladium, base metals including copper, oil, stocks & U.S. dollar. Silver below $20/oz, remains less than half of its nominal record price in 1980. There are very few that remain at the same price levels as they were more than 30 years ago.

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