• Gold: 1,289.15 -2.61
  • Silver: 16.40 -0.04
  • Euro: 1.175 -0.002
  • USDX: 93.637 0.163
  • Oil: 71.89 0.5

Live Silver

Bid|Ask 16.40 16.40
Low|High 16.39 16.45
Change -0.04  -0.21% 
May 20, 2018 23:20:16 EST
1 mo -0.7081 -4.14%
1 yr -0.4221 -2.51%
Low|High 14.16 18.21

Live Gold

Bid|Ask 1,289.15 1,289.34
Low|High 1,288.65 1,291.21
Change -2.61  -0.2% 
May 20, 2018 23:20:20 EST
1 mo -46.44 -3.48%
1 yr +34.11 +2.72%
Low|High 1,204.72 1,366.08

Gold-Silver Ratio

Bid|Ask 78.59 78.64
Low|High 78.40 78.62
Change 0.2652  0.34% 
May 20, 2018 23:20:20 EST
1 mo +0.7514 +0.97%
1 yr +4.3687 +5.89%
Low|High 72.38 84.85

Silver Edition


Ira Epstein, May 18, 4:12 pm

On a close under 15.90, you might consider a purchase of a 14.00 Put. On a close over 16.25, consider a 19.00 Call. Once you enter, consider writing a further out of the money Put if you bought a Put or writing a further out of the money Call if you bought a Call. By doing so, you will cut down the amount of risk and cost of the original Put or Call while allowing participation via the breakout.

SilverCOTReport, May 18, 3:19 pm

COT Silver Report - May 18, 2018

Eric Sprott, May 18, 2:21 pm

“The pension crisis is not going away. Of course, you start raising rates and it puts an even greater stress on pensions. You know, pensions own bonds—we’re in a bear market in bonds! They’re losing money. In fact, there’s a chart you can see every day that shows the net gain of stocks and bonds together. And so far this year, I think it’s probably zero—if not negative—the combined total of stock market gains and bond market losses. So these pension funds that were underfunded… now they’re not even making any money!”

Stefan Gleason, May 15, 4:03 pm

The primary trend for gold and silver over the past year and a half has been the absence of any clear direction in prices. Metals markets have been stuck in consolidation mode. Yet for silver, in particular, that consolidation has formed a clear and potentially powerful pattern.

Mike Maloney, May 15, 9:58 am

Is silver going to be making a big move sometime soon? The evidence is building that the answer to that question might be yes. Join Mike Maloney for this latest update on the silver market.

Steven Saville, May 14, 8:54 am

During March and April a number of articles appeared at precious-metals-focused web sites describing the silver market’s Commitments of Traders (COT) situation as extremely bullish. However, this unequivocally bullish interpretation overlooked aspects of the COT data that were bearish for silver. Taking all aspects of the data into consideration, my interpretation at the time (as presented in TSI commentaries) was that silver’s COT situation was neutral and that the setup for a large rally was not yet in place.

SilverCOTReport, May 11, 3:21 pm

COT Silver Report - May 11, 2018

Eric Sprott, May 11, 2:31 pm

“Probably the biggest thing for us gold investors is: how do people react to the financial conditions? For example, what is the market going to do as the Fed literally tightens? Housing’s going to go down, car sales are going to go down, it’s getting tougher for the average American—or let’s just say middle-class citizen in the world… Who can afford this stuff?”

Alasdair Macleod, May 11, 12:11 pm

Gold and silver refuse to sink below their established lower consolidation levels, despite dollar strength. As can be seen in our headline chart, silver has enjoyed a decent bounce since 1 May, and gold has held firm at $1300, up 5% from the December low. Since last Friday, gold is up $8 in early European trade this morning (Friday) at $1323, having spiked down to as low as $1304 on Wednesday. Over the same time-scale, silver is up 23 cents on balance at $16.75.

Gary Christenson, May 8, 10:27 am

Exponential increases in debt, spending, and social programs have a limited lifetime in our finite world. If something cannot continue, it will stop. An ugly reset is inevitable. Silver prices rise as the dollar is devalued. When priced in silver ounces, most commodity prices are stable. When priced in silver, debt and paper assets have risen since 1913 when bankers paid congress to approve the Federal Reserve. Silver has been money and a common currency for thousands of years. Treasury notes and digital dollars have been important for a few decades. The distinction is important.

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