Silver stocks Articles

Investment Strategies: Why Dividends, Inverse Funds, "Glocal" Stocks, Commodities and Emerging Economies Are the Places to Be

April 27, 2011 / Guest Editorial

After a wild firstquarter that included unrest in Egypt, Libya and Saudi Arabia, a spike in oiland gasoline prices, an apparent acceleration of inflation and continued globaldebt fears, investors need to embrace investment strategies and investmentchoices that will provide returns even as they manage risk, says MoneyMorning Chief Investment Strategist KeithFitz-Gerald."In many ways, we are trulyen...Read More

How you look at things can....

Apr 26, 2011 / Chris Kimble

How you look at things.....Can make a difference!CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGESilver ran into its "highest weekly closing price" resistance line yesterday at (2). Investors should expect to see some very wild price action at such a historical price level in Silver! Keep in mind the "highest monthly closing price" for Silver stands at $35.25. To see what Silver did on a daily basis at its all-time hi...Read More

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) Bets Big on Copper Demandin $7 Billion Deal

April 26, 2011 / Kerri Shannon

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX), the world's biggestgold company, announced a big bet on copper yesterday (Monday) with a $7.68billion ($7.3 billion Canadian) offer for copper producer Equinox Minerals Ltd.(ASX: EQN; TSE: EQN). Copperprices are up about 15% in the past year on higher demand from China andother developing economies. Equinox owns two key sources of copper production: theLumwana mine...Read More

Silver outpaces "Silver stocks" by 20% in the past 30 days!

Apr 25, 2011 / Chris Kimble

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGEFor months I have favored Silver (SLV) over Silver stocks, due to the pattern in Silver futures. Over the past month physical Silver continues to outpace the Silver stocks by a sizeable percentage.CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGESLW remains close to the top of its rising channel. Some single day patterns towards the top of th channel should be well respected if you are long th...Read More

CWS Market Review

April 22, 2011 / Guest Editorial

Read original article here First-quarter earnings season is kicking into high gear and, so far, Wall Street likes what it sees. The S&P 500 has rallied strongly for the last three days. In fact, the index is getting close to its pre-quake high.The Dow, which isn't as cyclically focused as the S&P 500, has already broken those highs. On Thursday, the Dow closed at 12,505.99 which is its highest cl...Read More

Boring? Only up 25% in 29 days...

Apr 21, 2011 / Chris Kimble

Almost a month ago I shared the chart below, which reflected that Silver gained almost 50% in two weeks back in 1979-1980, after a key breakout.In that post I mentioned that an upside breakout could push Silver much high in short order, similiar to the action of 1980, taking it back to the $50 level. (see post here) The gains of the last month haven't been as dramatic as 1980, yet Silver is up o...Read More

A Slowing U.S. Economic Recovery Faces Strong Headwinds in 2011

April 21, 2011 / Kerri Shannon

The U.S. economic recovery has been heading upward, but highunemployment and rising energy prices will weigh heavily on consumers and slowU.S. growth.Many economists don't think the U.S. economy will maintainthe 3.1% growth rate it established in 2010's fourth quarter. The InternationalMonetary Fund (IMF) says that while global growth this year will continue at arate of 4.8%, advanced regions like...Read More

The Coming Bond Market Collapse: Three Ways to Dodge the Damage

April 21, 2011 / Martin Hutchinson

We're ona collision course with the worst bond market collapse in decades.Thewarning signs are as clear as day.There'sstill time to dodge the damage - and even to profit - if you know what to lookfor.But thetime to make your move is now...Three Catalysts for a "Total Bond MarketCollapse"U.S.Treasury bond yields have been only moderately strong since December, with the10-year Treasury yield rising...Read More

Investors Play Precious Metals as Market Insurance Policy

April 20, 2011 / Kerri Shannon

Investors have been flocking to precious metals to protectfrom looming inflation and a weak outlook for the U.S. dollar. The trend hasturned investments related to gold, silver and other precious metals into someof the hottest plays of the past year.The demand for "safe-haven" metals investments continuespushing prices to new highs: Gold is up 7.5% so far this year after a 30% rise in 2010, and hi...Read More

Silver Options Strategies: How to Pay a Bargain Price for the White Metal

April 19, 2011 / Larry D. Spears

Inlast Wednesday's Money Morning specialreport on silver, several of our financial gurus projected higher pricesahead for "the other precious metal." Since then, silver has climbed about 5%- hitting $43 an ounce yesterday (Monday). Silver is now nearing its recordhigh of $50.35 set in January 1980. Forthose with significant profits already in hand from silver's hot streak, MoneyMorning has offered...Read More

S&P Downgrade Shows U.S. Debt Crisis Could Have Dire Consequences

April 19, 2011 / Martin Hutchinson

The latest development in the U.S. debt crisis cameyesterday (Monday) when Standard & Poor's finally downgraded its outlookfor U.S. debt to "negative," from "stable." That's right: Ofthe 17 countries that S&P has rated AAA, the United States is the onlysovereign that carries with it a negative outlook.This merely confirms what we've been saying all along aboutthe complete lack of fiscal discipline...Read More

Gold & Silver continue on breakouts...GDX/GDXJ remain inside of trading ranges.

Apr 18, 2011 / Chris Kimble

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGEPatterns/Price action remains much more favorable for Gold & Silver, than the metal stock ETF's GDX & GDXJ. A breakout in the metals stocks would be a positive, yet is just has not happened at this time!Game Plan...Owner of SLV. Would be a buyer of the metals stocks on a breakout should it happen!CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE6 month performance graph above reflects that Silv...Read More

Painful if attempting to short Silver...

Apr 15, 2011 / Chris Kimble

Below is a chart of ZSL. The 2x inverse Silver ETF. Look at the spike in volume in this ETF! Did a ton of investors step forward and attempt to short Silver before any support was taken out?CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGEMr. Markets made goal is to fool the majority of investors. Did a ton of investors take a position to short Silver before any support lines were taken out and are now paying the price...Read More

The U.S. Government Shutdown: How To Profit From The Federal Government Furlough

April 15, 2011 / Guest Editorial

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is worried abouthitting the debt ceiling, and the resultant debate has once again brought ourgovernment to the brink of a "shutdown". The entire debt ceiling concept - as well as the investor fear,political-posturing, self-aggrandizing behavior and government-shutdown debatesthis budget limit repeatedly spawns - is a joke, albeit it a very bad one. Unfortu...Read More

Microsoft-Nokia Deal Doesn't Guarantee a Spike in Smartphone Market Share

April 15, 2011 / David Zeiler

While two major research firms predict that the Februarydeal struck between Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) and NokiaCorporation (NYSE ADR: NOK)will result in a huge jump in smartphone market share for Windows Phone, suchgains won't come easily - if at all.The two companies announced on Feb. 11 that they wouldjointly enter the mobile smartphone market - in what some might call a "shotgunmarri...Read More

Silver & Gold update...

Apr 14, 2011 / Chris Kimble

We harvested our SLV position a couple of days ago, picking up around a 25% gain (see purchase post here). Silver is having a very good day today. Did we harvest too soon?CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGESLV on its nice rally today is pushing up against channel resistance at (3), GLD is too. Harvest too soon? Based upon todays nice action, it looks like we might have!Game Plan... Will re-enter into S...Read More

Investing in India: First Comes the Pain, Then Come the Gains

April 14, 2011 / Martin Hutchinson

Asinvestments go, India has really great long-term prospects. No doubt about it.Indeed,India has enjoyed very decent growth rates for the last decade, pulling many ofits people out of poverty in the process.Butinvesting in India can be tricky.Allow meto show you why.Number GamesForinstance, the budget plan that India Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented on Feb. 28 demonstrated - yet again -...Read More

Silver Options: How to Protect Your White Metal Profits

April 13, 2011 / Larry D. Spears

Turn on the television or flipthrough the pages of any major newspaper, and the top stories will be eitherthe stock market's unrelenting rise in recent days or gold's climb to yetanother record high. Without question, both areworthy of note - but the real star over the past eight monthshas been silver.Stocks, gold and silver all hitcyclical lows during the final week of August 2010. The Dow Jones...Read More

Silver Investing Strategies: The Outlook for the "Other" Precious Metal

April 13, 2011 / Guest Editorial

Silver rose as high as $41.98 an ounce this week - a 31-yearhigh - and has remained above the $40-an-ounce level. That means that the"other" precious metal is up about 32% so far this year - and has more thandoubled since Money Morning recommended it to readers in earlySeptember. But where does it go from here? And how should investorsposition themselves? To answer those questions - and others - M...Read More

GOP Spending Cuts Fuel Readers' Federal Debt Debate

April 13, 2011 / Kerri Shannon

Proposals for how to fix the U.S. government's spiralingfederal budget deficit have led to little more than political gridlock andpublic frustration.But House Republicans aimed to make progress last week. Theyreleased an ambitious 2012 budget plan on April 5, setting the stage for heateddebate with Democrats over the best way to pull America out of its debt hole. House Budget Committee Chairman Re...Read More