Silver Mining News

SilverCrest Mines, Inc. (TSXV: SVL) –Funding In Place, Construction on Schedule for 2010 Production

Investment Highlights: The company has signed a definitive Project Facility Agreement on a US$12.5 million loan with Macquarie Bank Ltd., and a definitive Purchase Agreement with Sandstorm Resources Ltd.  (TSXV: SSL) on a US$12 million […]

Strikes at Buenaventura silver and gold mines scrapped

Workers have agreed not to strike at two Buenaventura mines in Peru, but have walked out at a third mine.

London Trader Warns CFTC In Advance Of JPM's Silver Price Take-Down

Gold traded within a ten dollar range all day long on Wednesday… finishing up a few dollars on the day.  Nothing to see here, folks… except the usual downward pressure on the price during the New […]

HSBC's Head of Gold Trading Bows Out of CFTC Hearing

Wednesday's gold price action started off just like it did on Monday and Tuesday… trading sideways [despite an ever-rising dollar] until 2:00 p.m. in Hong Kong before the selling began.  From that point, gold fell about $14 until a temporary bottom […]

Gold and silver manipulation claims to be aired at CFTC hearing

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission hearing will examine the creation of speculative limits for commodities markets in a hearing to be held Thursday.

Silver Thursday Plus 30

Unless you are a real silver bug or a much studied gold bug, the concept of Silver Thursday will have little meaning for you. Silver Thursday took place on March 27, 1980, and this-coming Saturday […]

An Up and Down Day

It's been an interesting start to the week as the Dow opened lower and looked like it could fall even more. Now the Dow is up 45 points. Meanwhile the US dollar rallied all the […]

The Stealth Palladium Bull

The steeper the mountain the harder the climb the better the view from the finishing line – Anonymous – Palladium was the underdog of the precious metals sector for a long time, because for the […]

Memo To CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler… From: JPMorgan et al… Subject: UP YOURS!

It was an interesting day yesterday… and it turned out just about as I suggested in my closing comments yesterday. All through Far East and most of London trading, gold had been declining slowly… and […]

Peru's gold production rose 27,036 ounces in February

Silver, lead and tungsten production dropped at Peruvian mines in February although gold and moly operations reported increased output.

$5,000 Gold: Likely or Just ‘Pie in the Sky’?

At the beginning of the last decade gold was trading at $255 an ounce and by the end of 2009 was trading at $1,100 an ounce. Not many investors thought that that was remotely possible […]

Silver is a MUCH Better Buy Than Gold

While it is never too late to buy gold one look at the current gold:silver ratio clearly suggests that silver and/or the stocks and warrants of quality gold and silver miners and royalty companies are […]

Growing Silver Squeeze Means +$100/oz. Price by End of Decade

Right now, with the ratio of silver prices to gold abnormally low, there is a lot of room for silver to move up sharply – which it will when people realize that economic growth and […]

We Have a New Gold Standard: Marc Faber

We Have a New Gold Standard: Marc Faber I wouldn't read a thing into yesterdays price action in gold.  It spent the entire day range-bound between $1,120 and $1,130.  The highs and lows aren't worth […]

Volatility ahead, but precious metals rally to remain intact

Greetings investors. Price predictions are a sucker's game, but it's fun to make them from time to time, even though it's absolute guesswork. The nature of the guessing game is changing though. Consider this two-tier […]

The CFTC Says 'NO' to Silver Analyst Ted Butler

After not doing much of anything during most of the Far East trading session on Wednesday, gold spiked up to around $1,032 spot at 4:00 p.m. in Hong Kong… just 30 minutes before London opened for […]

Gold Bullion: The Best and Safest Investment on Earth

“If you’re holding paper currency, you have to have some kind of trust that the country that issued it is not just going to print its way out of its problems. That’s a real concern […]

28 Day Sector Rotation, Commodity & Index Update

Earlier this week I noticed a pattern in the market throughout an entire trading session that has inspired me to write a short piece on sector rotation. On Tuesday March 16th, my quote screen was […]

28 Day Sector Rotation, Commodity & Index Update

Earlier this week I noticed a pattern in the market throughout an entire trading session that has inspired me to write a short piece on sector rotation. On Tuesday March 16th, my quote screen was […]

Gold Bullion: The Best and Safest Investment on Earth

“If you’re holding paper currency, you have to have some kind of trust that the country that issued it is not just going to print its way out of its problems. That’s a real concern […]

Gold Bullion: The Best and Safest Investment on Earth

“If you’re holding paper currency, you have to have some kind of trust that the country that issued it is not just going to print its way out of its problems. That’s a real concern […]

28 Day Sector Rotation, Commodity & Index Update

Earlier this week I noticed a pattern in the market throughout an entire trading session that has inspired me to write a short piece on sector rotation. On Tuesday March 16th, my quote screen was […]

28 Day Sector Rotation, Commodity & Index Update

Earlier this week I noticed a pattern in the market throughout an entire trading session that has inspired me to write a short piece on sector rotation. On Tuesday March 16th, my quote screen was […]

Global Gold Hedge Book Down to 236 Tonnes

As I mentioned when I filed my Tuesday commentary in the wee hours of yesterday morning, there was nothing much going on in either the Far East or early London trading that was worth mentioning.  Gold […]

The Devalue or Die era is picking up steam

It is a wise person that adapts themselves to all contingencies; it's the fool who always struggles like a swimmer against the current. – Source Unknown – The US and criticizes China over is reluctance […]