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Do Current Silver Prices Offer a Better Investment Opportunity than Gold Now?

The upside potential for silver prices is undoubtedly greater than that for gold in the next few years. Here are some solid reasons why. And as an investor, or someone just seeking to preserve purchasing power, one doesn’t want to consider what is happening with silver prices right now, but one wants to consider where silver prices will be heading in the future.

Will Silver Prices Continue Outpacing Gold Prices In 2017?

Precious metals are off to the races in the first six weeks of 2017, as returns in both gold and silver are beating the S&P 500. The current technical chart pattern for silver prices is stronger than gold. The silver market is trading above its 50-day & 100-day moving averages, which are bullish signals for trend following traders. Why are silver prices outperforming gold? Here are some solid reasons.

Silver has Stormed Ahead This Year, But can it Continue it's Bull Run?

Silver also benefits from an upturn in the industrial cycle. Around three quarters of the world’s silver output is a by-product of mining for other metals, so cuts in capital expenditure or closure of zinc, lead and copper mines over the last two years have effectively driven down the supply of silver as well. Sine demand is high, supply is scarce, we can safely say that silver prices will continue to rise.

Young Silver Bull Faces Silver Futures Driven Correction

Silver futures speculators have ramped their silver longs to extreme record levels. This has left silver very overbought, at risk of a considerable near-term selloff once something inevitably spooks the hyper-leveraged futures speculators into unwinding their excessive longs. But far from being threats, mid-bull corrections are offer investors the best buying opportunities within ongoing bull markets.

The Mechanics Of Silver Manipulation - By Former NYMEX Trader

Here is how JPM manipulated the silver markets by selling the Silver contango during illiquid hours, used their deep pockets to push settlements, waited until margin calls made the large locals puke their positions. They do not have access to cheap money, political influence or the most physical silver in the world in a single vault at their disposal to create a squeeze.

Young Bull Run In Silver Prices Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

When silver awakens to a new bull market after a long bearish slumber, massive gains are usually unleashed. The tiny advance in silver prices (of over +20%: official new-bull-market metric) so far (faring better than gold) is just the tip of the iceberg. Speculators and investors alike are returning as awareness spreads of how radically undervalued silver is compared to prevailing gold prices.

CFTC Closes Silver Market Investigation Without Any Action

The CFTC closed a 5 year investigation into alleged manipulation of the silver market, saying 7,000 staff hours of investigation produced no evidence of wrongdoing – The decision was a defeat for silver market investors who urged the probe.

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