- Precious metals are a safe-haven buy during the current crisis sparked by COVID-19
- However, the gold-silver ratio has reached a historical extreme
- Silver prices could benefit from the metal’s eventual rebound to a ratio nearer its long-term average
Features & analysis
Which precious metals to buy in 2020?
The COVID-19 outbreak has seen many investors running for the exits. In the space of just a few days, the Dow Jones stock index printed a series of huge one-day losses on March 09, 12, and 16, when the Dow plummeted 12.93% in a single day, topping the original October 1929 Black Monday drop of 12.8%. Just eight days later, the index skyrocketed more than 11%, its biggest one-day gain since 1933. Swings like this, as traders work on huge selling a...
Will You Find a Silver Lining in the Commodity Market this Month?
Silver is sometimes considered as being a less attractive commodity than gold. Yet, this precious metal has long been regarded as being a smart investment. Is February 2020 the right time to buy some? Why Is Silver a Popular Commodity? Silver meets all of the criteria to be viewed as a valuable, sought-after commodity. For a start, it is extremely rare. Only around 1.5 million tons of this metal have ever been mined. In fact, it is estimated that...
Latest Silver news
As the calendar flips to 2017, we look back on a year full of twists and turns, with the extremely improbable being hard swallowed fact. The reaction from metals was notable, and lays the ground for expectations in 2017
it was a certainty that if Trump won, equity markets would crash and gold would be breaking out again. But the exact opposite occurred. Metals are testing below Oct lows, a rally in the making or crash ahead?
Precious metals got hit hard last week, with their biggest drops in over 3 years. Some investors are asking if the bull run is over already, or if this is simply a bear trap in a longer trending bull market?
Profit for the period up 116.9%
Group hikes gold production guidance
Like Gold, Silver made huge gains in the aftermath of Britain voting to leave the EU. Volatility remains high but as profit taking sets in, silver could be due to drop presenting a possible buying opportunity
Investment in precious metals exploded during the last financial crisis. With the economic environment becoming less certain, people are seeking metals again. But if you are looking for the most lucrative returns, which is better: Gold or Silver?
With global stocks sliding, leverage piling up and conditions deteriorating, 2016 could be a shining year for precious metals...
Miner considering either sale of assets or stream, US firm says
Company on track to meet 2015 guidance
Silver’s attraction to investors is abundantly clear when you consider the fact that it is synonymous with money.
Silver has been crushed since 2011, despite increasing demand. It's deeply oversold and more than ready to rally.
US Federal Reserve Chair testimony in focus
Greece fails to spur safe haven demand as dollar sets pace