• Gold: 1,330.50 11.03
  • Silver: 17.86 0.12
  • Euro: 1.103 -0.006
  • USDX: 95.448 0.087
  • Oil: 47.19 -0.44

June 24: Gold Explodes Higher on Brexit Shock

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Gold soared $100.79 to as high as $1358.29 in Asia before it pared back to $1306.59 in London, but it then bounced back higher in New York and ended with a gain of 4.88%. Silver jumped to as high as $18.318 and ended with a gain of 2.25%.

SilverCrest Reports Further Continuous High Grade Underground Results At Las Chispas; Extends Surface Drilling Program

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (“SilverCrest” or the “Company”) is pleased to report on additional results from the ongoing underground channel sampling program and extension of its surface drilling program at its Las Chispas Project (“Las Chispas”) located in Sonora, Mexico. Las Chispas is a historic silver-gold district with over six kilometres of existing underground workings, which apparently were not previously drilled before their acquisition by the Company. The project is in a prolific mining area which currently hosts two nearby precious metal operations.

June 8: Gold Gains Almost 1.5% and Silver Surges Nearly 4%

Gold gained $20.19 to $1264.09 at about 10AM EST before it chopped back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 1.46%. Silver jumped to as high as $17.088 and ended with a gain of 3.9%.

Fortuna Silver Mines to Acquire Goldrock Mines

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM) (FVI.TO) ("Fortuna", the "Company") and Goldrock Mines Corp. (TSX VENTURE: GRM) ("Goldrock") are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") pursuant to which Fortuna has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Goldrock (the "Arrangement"). Goldrock's principal asset is the 100% owned Lindero Project located in Salta Province, Argentina. The Lindero Project is an open pit, heap leach gold project with a completed 2016 feasibility study which has been granted the environmental permit necessary for development of the project.

June 7: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold fell $9.26 to $1235.94 at about 8:30AM EST before it rallied back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.1%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.245 and ended with a loss of 0.43%.

Silver Standard, Golden Arrow forge ahead at Chinchillas

Silver Standard Resources (TSX: SSO; NASDAQ: SSRI) is moving forward on pre-development studies that may lengthen mine life at its Pirquitas silver mine in northern Argentina's Jujuy province, by combining material from Golden Arrow Resources' (TSXV: GRG; US-OTC: GARWF) Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project, located 35 km northeast.

June 6: Gold and Silver Close Higher on Yellen-Speak

Gold dipped $3.77 to $1240.13 in London before it bounced back to $1247.30 in late morning New York trade and then chopped back towards $1240.00 in early afternoon trade, but it then edged back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.1%. Silver jumped up to $16.528 before it dropped back to $16.364, but it still ended with a gain of 0.65%.

The Cost of Bullish Bets, Report 6 June, 2016

Perhaps that mobile phone manufacturer, driven by falling volumes and compressing profit margins, is pressured to approach silver mining companies (and all other suppliers) to see if they can cut their costs. Perhaps they were not bidding up scarce silver at the source, but putting in a lowball bid below market. We don’t have that information, but one thing’s for sure. Silver demand is weak while silver supply is robust.

Jeff Nielson: Single Digit Silver, Confiscation, Golden Black Market

The past several months there have been comments from various sources calling for the bottom in gold and silver. There have been a couple of people that stated this is not the case. One of those people is Jeff Nielson, Bullion Bulls Canada and writer for Sprott Money. Jeff, beginning in February, has gone so far as to call the upswing in silver, in particular, as well as gold as being a “fake rally”.

June 3: Gold and Silver Soar Higher After Jobs Report

Gold jumped about $30 higher after the release of this morning’s jobs data and remained near that level for the rest of the day. Silver surged to as high as $16.441 and ended with a gain of 2.5%.

Silver Bullion – Perfect Storm Brewing in the Physical Market

Let’s review some of what we know to be absolute facts regarding physical silver in 2015-2016 and beyond. China and India both have massive solar energy programs for each country – which requires, literally, tons of silver China alone will produce over 100GW (gigawatts) of solar power by 2020 (they are currently way ahead of this deadline and may increase the amount of solar power they produce) – this will power some 300 million homes (100 million U.S. equivalent) Morocco has plans to energize over 1 million households with solar power by 2018

June 2: Gold and Silver End Mixed Before Jobs Day

Gold edged up to $1217.62 in Asia before it chopped back down to $1209.83 by late morning in New York and then rebounded, but it still ended with a loss of 0.21%. Silver slipped to $15.936 in early New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.13%.

Golden Arrow Initiates Next Phase of Drilling in Pre-Development Program at Chinchillas Silver Project, Argentina

Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX-V: GRG, FRA: GAC (WKN: A0B6XQ), "Golden Arrow" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has commenced a 6,500 metre Phase VI drilling and exploration program at the Chinchillas silver project in Jujuy Province, Argentina. The drill program will focus on exploration and condemnation drill holes, as well as infill holes as necessary.

Global mints report record silver coin sales for 2015

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May 31: Gold Gains While Silver Slips With Stocks

Gold fell almost 1% to $1200.31 in Asia on Monday, but it then bounced back to as high as $1218.21 in New York today and ended with a gain of 0.40% from Friday’s close. Silver dropped to as low as $15.871 in holiday thinned trade yesterday before it climbed back towards unchanged in Asia today, but it then drifted back lower in London and New York and ended with a loss of 1.36%.

May 27: Gold and Silver Fall About 3% and 2% on the Week

Gold initially eased overnight losses and edged up to $1223.34 in late Asian trade, but it then chopped back lower in London and New York and ended with a loss of 0.77%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.131 and ended with a loss of 0.74%.

Market Report: PMs consolidating further

It is a continuation of the previous week’s trend, which saw larger falls. To date, from 1st January the dollar price of gold this morning in early European trade is up 15.14%, and silver 17.7%. So even though prices have fallen this month, holders of precious metals have done better than those exposed to other asset classes.

John Embry: Explosive Move In Silver Will Dwarf Silver’s Move In The Late 1970’s

Meanwhile, the precious metals sector has sprung back to life after a 5-year period of an unabated manipulated price-thrashing of gold and silver. Despite Goldman Sach’s incessant plea for $800 gold, the yellow dog ran from $1050 in mid-December to just over $1300 by the end of April. A 24% rise in 4 1/2 months. In the same period of time, silver ran up nearly 31%. The mining stocks, per the HUI index, ran up just over 130% since January 19. If the general stock market or any of the fast-moving sectors made moves like this, the meat with mouths on CNBC etc would be doing naked cartwheels on air every morning.

Silver Market Morning: May-27-2016 -- Silver waiting for Yellen!

Today sees Janet Yellen feature as she speaks in public on the Fed’s view on the economy and interest rates. The data coming out of the U.S. is now positive on the economy and jobs front, so the likelihood of a rate rise at the next, June, FOMC meeting looks like seeing the Fed rates rise a 0.25%. We expect her comments today may well indicate that a rate rise is close, placing speculative pressure on gold and silver. As we said yesterday, before that meeting we expect all markets to factor is the expected rise. This may well place downward pressure on the gold price again. However, we will be listening to see if she mentions the dollar or the global economy.

May 26: Gold and Silver Trade Mixed With Stocks

Gold popped up to $1233.80 in early Asian trade and held higher in London before it fell back to $1218.34 in early afternoon New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.37%. Silver rose to as high as $16.557 before it dropped back to $16.268, but it then edged back higher in late trade and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

Miner Sees Silver Price Surging Ninefold as Global Gadgets Boom - First Majestic CEO sees $20 Silver by Year End

“For an electronics manufacturer to come directly to us -- that tells me something is changing in the market,” said Keith Neumeyer, chief executive officer of First Majestic, the top stock in Canada and among its global peers this year. “I think we’ll see three-digit silver,” he said, predicting the metal could surge to $140 an ounce by as early as 2019.

May 25: Gold and Silver End Mixed While Miners Gain With Stocks

Gold fell $10.15 to $1217.85 at about 9:45 AM EST before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.31%. Silver slipped to $16.20 in London, but it then rose to as high as $16.355 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.43%.

May 24: Gold and Silver Fall About 2% and 1% While Stocks Rise

Gold fell throughout most of world trade and ended near its late session low of $1227.55 with a loss of 1.73%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.199 and ended with a loss of 1.04%.

Silver Market Morning: May-24-2016 -- B o J warns on Yen intervention!

Once again the gold price remains relatively steady with exchange rates of the different currencies changing the price of gold in those currencies. Japan has issued a warning that if the yen moves 5 yean either way, the Bank of Japan will move in to intervene. To us this signifies the discarding of the commitment not to use devaluations to improve international competitiveness. The currency ‘war’ is on again, as each nation looks after its own interests. The Yuan continues to modestly fall with small corrections. It is a carefully managed devaluation done in a way so as not to disturb the markets. We expect the E.C.B. to lose any remaining inhibitions on taking similar action to lower the euro.

Hecla to Acquire Mines Management

SPOKANE, Wash., May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mines Management, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGN, TSX: MGT) (Mines Management) and Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) (Hecla) today announced a merger agreement with Hecla acquiring Mines Management. In the proposed merger, each outstanding common share[1] of Mines Management will be exchanged for 0.2218 of a common share of Hecla. This represents a 41% premium to Mines Management, using both companies' 10 day VWAP (Volume Weighted Average Price) on May 20, 2016. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, 2016. The transaction is subject to approval by Mines Management shareholders and other closing conditions.

May 23: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower With Stocks, Dollar, and Oil

Gold fell $8.92 to $1243.58 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a loss of just 0.23%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.311 in Asia before it also rallied back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.67%.

The Silver Reverse Bubble of 2012

In late 2008, when silver was massacred in the futures pit and saw its price fall from over $20 to under $10, I told my readers at that time that silver entered into a “reverse bubble”. I know it sounds odd, but let me re-visit the concept.

Will Silver and Platinum Outperform Gold in the Near Future?

Summing up, the long-term picture in the USD market continues to appear a bit more bearish than not and the implications for the precious metals are generally positive. The silver-to-gold ratio chart suggests that silver is likely to outperform gold in the months to come, yet it should be kept in mind that this may require some time to happen. Additional short-term volatility has been seen in the platinum market, but this is not unusual.

The Silver Megathrust

Between 1970 and 1979, the silver price was increasing steadily from $1.50 to $6, before taking off in September 1979 from $10 to $50 within 5 months. During that bull cycle, demand for silver did not increase but actually declined (sharply in 1979). It was as late as 1983 when demand increased confidently from 12,000 to 27,000 tons per year until 2000 – yet the silver price was in a 20 year bear market during that time. In 2003, when silver started its new bull market, the demand actually dropped to 23,000 tons until 2005 – during which 2 years silver almost doubled from $4.50 to $8. Since 2005, demand is rising stronger than ever, having reached 33,000 tons in 2010, whereas the silver price is rising strongly as well.

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Poll: Where will the Silver Price end 2012?

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May 9: Gold and Silver Fall 1%

Gold fell over $27 to as low as $1579.74 by about 9AM EST, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.98%. Silver slipped to as low as $28.629 before it also rallied back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 1.02%.

May 10: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell another $5.30 to $1585.70 at about 6AM EST before it rebounded to $1601.42 at about 10AM EST and then pared it gains a bit, but it still ended with a gain of 0.19%. Silver slipped to $28.94 before it climbed back to $29.455, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.48%.

May 11: Gold and Silver Fall About 4% on the Week

Gold fell $20.28 to $1573.72 by about 3:30AM EST before it climbed back to $1590.53 by late morning in New York, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a loss of 0.8%. Silver slipped to as low as $28.436 by midmorning in New York before it rallied back to $29.15, but it also fell back off in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of 0.58%.

Silver Wheaton Reports a Strong Start to 2012 with Record Quarterly Revenues of US$200 Million

"Solid operating performance from across our portfolio of mines led to a strong start in 2012," said Randy Smallwood, President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Wheaton. "We achieved record quarterly revenues, and are on target to attaining our annual production guidance of 27 million silver equivalent ounces. With continued positive progress at our world-class cornerstone assets, including the Peñasquito and Pascua-Lama mines, Silver Wheaton retains one of the strongest growth profiles in the sector."

Great Panther Silver Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

"First quarter revenue was directly in line with our expectations, considering the lower production and metal prices compared to Q1 of last year," stated Robert Archer, President and CEO. "This was also a timing issue for us related to a shipment of concentrate to a new smelter where the revenue will be recognized in Q2 this year. With the addition of this new customer, we have secured contracts for the sale of our concentrates for our 2012 planned production."

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May 17: Gold and Silver Gain Over 2% and 3%

Gold jumped to as high as $1579.80 by midday in New York before it drifted a bit in afternoon trade, but it still ended with a gain of 2.23%. Silver surged to as high as $28.33 and ended with a gain of 3.2%.

Poll Results: Where will Silver End 2012?

Total votes: 1199 | #1 result = Above $40 (583 votes)

May 21: Gold and Silver End Mixed

Gold fell $6.40 to $1585.00 at about 9:30AM EST, but it then chopped back higher midday and ended with a gain of 0.16%. Silver slipped to as low as $28.076 before it also bounced back higher, but it still ended with a loss of 0.56%.

Huldra Silver Announces Receipt of Mines Act Permits and Amendment to Terms of Credit Facility

Huldra Silver Inc. (HDA.V) (the "Company" or "Huldra") is pleased to announce that the Company has received a Mining Lease and a British Columbia Mines Act Permit approving a mine plan and reclamation program for the Company's Treasure Mountain Mine along with an Amended Permit approving construction and operation of a process plant at the Company's mill site in Merritt, BC.

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +528,970.137 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: +528,970.137 ounces

May 31: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold jumped to $1573.17 at about 9:45AM EST before it plummeted back to $1552.29 in the next half hour of trade and then bounced back higher midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.17%. Silver climbed to $28.213 in London and then fell back to $27.54 in midmorning New York trade before it the bounced back higher midday, but it still ended with a loss of 0.68%.

iShares Silver Trust: 9,643.17 tonnes

iShares Silver Trust: 9,643.17 tonnes

June 21: Gold and Silver Fall Over 2% and 4%

Gold fell to as low as $1564.57 and ended with a loss of 2.5%. Silver slipped to as low as $26.849 and ended with a loss of 4.13%.

Pan American Silver Falls to Levels Below Book Value

In trading on Friday, shares of Pan American Silver Corp. (Toronto: PAA) crossed below their last reported book value — defined as common shareholder equity per share — of $17.83, changing hands as low as $17.70 per share. Pan American Silver Corp. shares are currently trading down about 3.2% on the day.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,598.70, up $20. Asia took it up to $1,606 ahead of London’s opening, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2602. The gold Fix was set at $1,608.50 and in the euro €1,278.312. Ahead of New York’s opening, gold stood at $1,609.65 and in the euro, €1,279.23 while the euro was at €1: $1.2583.

July 13: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher on the Week

Gold rallied to as high as $1596.35 and ended with a gain of 1.04%. Silver rose to $27.509 in London before it slumped back to $27.14 in midmorning New York trade, but it then surged to a new session high of $27.56 and ended with a gain of 0.3%.

July 19: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher

Gold climbed up to $1591.49 at about 8:30AM EST before it fell back to as low as $1577.15 in early afternoon New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.23%. Silver rose to $27.60 before it dropped back to $27.13, but it still ended with a gain of 0.07%.

July 23: Gold and Silver End Modestly Lower

Gold fell to as low as $1563.41 by about 8:45AM EST, but it then rallied back higher throughout the rest of the morning in New York and ended near its noontime high of $1580.30 with a loss of just 0.42%. Silver slumped to as low as $26.671 before it also rallied back higher and ended with a loss of just 1.14%.

The “Summer Games” Go On

And the “summer games” go on, with TPTB “locking down” Precious Metals with daily caps at the same times, while the “DOW JONES PROPAGANDA AVERAGE” surges at the NYSE open and is NEVER allowed to fall.

Fractal Analysis: 2012 Silver to $70++

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Why Is The Future Silver Supply More at Risk than Gold?

The focus of the markets and the alternative media is firmly placed on the continued disintegration of the world financial system. Many believe that the collapse of the fiat monetary system along with the global banking cartel is the worst possible outcome. However, this may actually turn out to be the good news in a sea of bad news that is lurking around the corner.

The Silver Reverse Bubble of 2012

In late 2008, when silver was massacred in the futures pit and saw its price fall from over $20 to under $10, I told my readers at that time that silver entered into a “reverse bubble”. I know it sounds odd, but let me re-visit the concept.

Silver: Supply and Demand Part 2, Investment Demand

This educational video looks at how and why people invest in silver. While economic, socio-political and psychological forces play a large part in determining the price of silver, it all comes back to the basic principles of supply and demand.

Great Panther Silver Reports Improved Fourth Quarter Production

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Silver Chart and Comments

Silver continues to be the poor poster child for the Deflation or Risk Aversion Trade. It's chart is abysmal at this point as it has steadily retreated since peaking near $50 in what seems a lifetime ago. About the only positive thing that can be said about it is that is had not been below the $26 level for some time now. That level still seems to be bringing in buyers.

Silver Grumps

Attention, Class: Silver and gold are static assets. They are constants. They don't actually move much. What happens is that the metrics by which we measure Silver and Gold jump around like horny ticks on a hot dog. It is the fraud of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

South American Silver Responds Strongly To Bolivian Government Statements

South American Silver Corp. (SAC.TO)(SOHAF) today expressed extreme disappointment in statements made this evening by the Bolivian government that it intends to nationalize the company's development stage Malku Khota silver-indium-gallium project.

Bolivia to consider nationalizing embattled silver project

Bolivia will consider nationalizing Canadian miner South American Silver Corp's silver property, President Evo Morales said on Sunday, following violent indigenous protests against the mining project. Leftist Morales, who last month took control of global commodities giant Glencore's tin and zinc mine in the Andean country, said he hadn't taken a final decision on whether to revoke the Canadian miner's concession.

August 3: Gold and Silver End Mixed on the Week

Gold climbed $11.03 to $1599.73 by a little after 8AM EST before it dropped back to $1586.90 immediately after the jobs report was released, but it then rallied back higher for most of the rest of trade and ended with a gain of 0.89%. Silver slumped down to $27.066 in early New York trade, but it then surged to as high as $27.883 and ended with a gain of 2.4%.

Silver is for Champions

The thoughts of millions of ice hockey fans turned to silver this week – more specifically, to the nearly 35 pounds of silver in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup, the century-old championship symbol of professional hockey. The Los Angeles Kings ultimately lifted high the iconic trophy made of sterling silver.

Is the Silver’s Move Above Its 50-day Moving Average a Bona Fide Buy Signal?

Summing up, there are virtually no positive signs for the white metal in this week’s chart except for the move above the 50-day moving average. This move was not accompanied by analogous breakouts in gold nor mining stocks, so we don’t view it as overly important. The silver-to-gold ratio indicates further weakness ahead.

Maintain The Status Quo

The name of the game is the “maintain the status quo” – first until the Europeans return from August vacations, and second in front of the U.S. elections. Today’s “retail sales” fiasco – following perhaps 20 HORRIBLE, GLOBAL economic reports, was no different than last month’s NFP Employment Report, when unprecedented “seasonal adjustments” turned what should have been a BIG decline into a big increase.

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Bill Murphy Comments On Today's Market Action

It's go into the bunker time as markets are in sell everything mode. It is a sad day when King Dollar reigns. Our politicians can't even deal with cutting the rate of our debt increases, much less really address our mounting fiscal problems.

Charts: Silver Price, Silver Stocks Reverse from Lows

The silver price has made a strong reversal from big technical supports around $27. Silver stocks have also moved off their early morning lows, crossing into positive terriroty mid-day and gaining steadily into the close:

Silver Market Update

Silver investors and speculators are amongst the manic-depressive you can possibly find in the investment world. When they are playing maximum credits on the slots and passing round boxes of cuban cigars and taking out massive loans to buy Ferraris and Lambos you know it's time to watch out. When they retreat into the shadows, only coming out to hurl themselves off bridges and other tall structures, mumbling about the "cartel" as they plummet earthwards, you know it's getting time to buy - and that is the situation we now find ourselves in. In this update we are going to examine evidence which suggests that, despite the fragile looking price pattern, silver is going to turn surprisingly strong in short order, or alternatively, if it does break down, it turns out to be a false move that is swiftly followed by a dramatic recovery.

July 25: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1%

Gold climbed steadily higher throughout most of trade in London and New York and ended near its late session high of $1610.10 with a gain of 1.4%. Silver surged to as high as $27.559 and ended with a gain of 1.3%.

Sprott mum after Hecla offers cash for U.S. Silver in hostile bid

The head of Sprott Asset Management, Eric Sprott, was keeping his cards close to his chest after Hecla Mining made a hostile C$111-million cash offer to buy U.S. Silver that would derail a Sprott-backed plan to merge U.S. Silver with RX Gold & Silver.

Silver demand to rise 3-5 pct in 2012: GFMS head

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COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -996,615.750 ounces

COMEX Silver Inventory Update: -996,615.750 ounces