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Silver gets blown out

Silver Market Update

November 27: Gold and Silver Gain While Oil Falls

Gold gained $11.30 to as high as $1299.20 in morning New York trade before it drifted back lower in afternoon trade, but it still ended with a gain of 0.46%. Silver rose to as high as $17.174 and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

Zinc One Extends Agreement on the Esquilache Project, Southern Peru with Nubian Resources

Zinc One Resources Inc. (TSXV: Z) (OTC Pink: ZZOF) (FSE: RH33) (Zinc One or the "Company") is pleased to report that Nubian Resources Ltd. (TSXV: NBR) has completed its due diligence to acquire the Esquilache silver-lead-zinc project from the Company. The Esquilache project, comprising the historical Esquilache underground lead-zinc mine and adjacent Virgen de Chapi prospect, is located in the Puno Department of southern Peru.

SilverCrest Continues to Intercept High-Grade Mineralization at Las Chispas Property, Extensions to Las Chispas and Giovanni Veins

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to release additional surface and underground drill results from its ongoing Phase II Exploration Program at the Las Chispas Property (the "Property") located in Sonora, Mexico. The surface and underground drill program is designed to define readily accessible high-grade areas in the historic underground workings in the Las Chispas Vein and further define the Giovanni Vein. The Company is currently exploring nine of the 19 known epithermal veins on the Property with efforts focused on four of these veins to be incorporated into SilverCrest's maiden resource estimate anticipated in Q1 2018.

November 28: Gold Dips and Silver Slips

Gold gained $2.70 to $1296.50 in London before it dropped back to $1290.90 in midmorning New York trade and then jumped back to $1297.30 in late morning action, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.05%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.786 and ended with a loss of 1.17%.

November 29: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 1% and 2%

Gold gained $3.50 to $1296.60 in Asia before it slid back to $1282.10 in early afternoon New York trade and then bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.62%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.517 and ended with a loss of 1.72%.

November 30: Gold and Silver Fall Again

Gold fell $14.70 to $1270.40 in early afternoon New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.81%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.314 and ended with a loss of 0.79%.

December 1: Gold Dips and Silver Slips on the Week

Gold saw slight gains in Asia and London before it drifted back to $1271.80 in midmorning New York trade and then shot up to $1289.00 at about 11:30AM EST, but it then fell back off into the close and ended with a gain of just 0.47%. Silver jumped between $16.244 and $16.547 and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

Silver’s Positive Fundamentals Due To Strong Demand In Key Growth Industries

– Increased efforts in green energy and advanced technology set to boosts silver’s demand – Four-year supply deficit set to increase due to fewer mine openings and discoveries – Bank manipulation may be why silver under performing – TD Securities and the Bank of Montreal expect silver to be best performing precious metal in 2018 – Growing industrial demand combined with monetary safe haven makes silver an excellent diversifier

December 4: Gold and Silver Fall With Tech Stocks

Gold fell $8.90 to $1271.80 in Asia before it chopped back higher in London and New York, but it still ended with a loss of 0.34%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.245 and ended with a loss of 0.67%.

December 5: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks

Gold held near unchanged in Asia and London, but it then fell back off in early New York trade and ended not far from its late morning low of $1261.10 with a loss of 0.74%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.029 and with a loss of 1.35%.

December 6: Gold and Silver Edge Lower As Dollar Gains

Gold gained $2.30 to $1269.10 in Asia before it drifted back to $1262.70 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a loss of just 0.17%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.916 and ended with a loss of 0.87%.

December 7: Gold and Silver Fall Again But Miners Hold

Gold fell throughout most of world trade and ended near its late session low of $1244.00 with a loss of 1.33%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.64 and with a loss of 1.56%.

December 8: Gold and Silver Fall Almost 3% and 4% on the Week

Gold edged up to $1249.60 in Asia before it dropped back to $1244.20 just after this morning’s jobs data was released, but it quickly popped back up to $1252.30 by midmorning and ended with a gain of 0.01%. Silver rose to as high as $15.894 and ended with a gain of 0.7%.

December 11: Gold and Silver Fall While Stocks Edge Higher

Gold edged up to $1251.50 in London, but it then fell back off for most of trade in New York and ended near its late session low of $1240.90 with a loss of 0.41%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.689 and ended with a loss of 0.76%.

December 12: Gold and Silver Trade Mixed With Stocks

Gold edged up to $1246.20 in Asia before it fell back to $1236.50 in late morning New York trade, but it then bounced back higher in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.13%. Silver rose to as high as $15.815 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

December 13: Gold and Silver Gain About 1% and 2%

Gold fell $4.20 to $1240.20 in London, but it then jumped to as high as $1256.80 in afternoon New York trade and ended with a gain of 0.87%. Silver surged to as high as $16.146 and ended with a gain of 2.03%.

Exploration Update: Golden Arrow’s Pescado Project

Golden Arrow Resources Corp. (TSX-V: GRG, FSE: GAC, OTCQB: GARWF), has begun an $1-million US exploration program at its 100-percent owned Pescado Gold Project in San Juan province, Argentina. The province of San Juan hosts several world-class mines and deposits, including the Gualcamayo gold mine which is situated approximately 10 kilometres to the north of Pescado. Golden Arrow’s management were involved in the discovery of the Gualcamayo gold deposit. Golden Arrow hopes to repeat past success in a region where they have a continuity of knowledge.

December 14: Gold and Silver End Slightly Lower

Gold gained $3.90 to $1259.10 in early Asian trade before it fell back to $1250.60 by midmorning in New York, but it then chopped back higher into the close and ended with a loss of just 0.18%. Silver slipped to as low as $15.829 and ended with a loss of 0.93%.

December 15: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 1% on the Week

Gold gained $8.90 to $1261.90 by a little after 8AM EST before it dropped back to $1253.50 by late morning, but it then edged back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.22%. Silver rose to as high as $16.08 and ended with a gain of 0.88%.

December 18: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold gained $7.90 to $1263.70 in late morning New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.44%. Silver rose to as high as $16.166 and ended with a gain of 0.5%.

December 19: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher While Stocks Dip

Gold gained $3.90 to $1265.20 in London before it chopped back down to $1259.30 in early afternoon New York trade, but it then bounced back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.07%. Silver rose to as high as $16.221 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

December 20: Gold and Silver End Slightly Higher While Stocks Dip Again

Gold gained $4.10 to $1266.30 in London before it fell back to $1262.00 in midmorning New York trade, but it then jumped to a new session high of $1267.80 by early afternoon and ended with a gain of 0.25%. Silver rose to as high as $16.246 and ended with a gain of 0.31%.

December 21: Gold Gains With Stocks

Gold edged up to $1268.30 in Asia before it fell back to $1263.10 in London, but it then climbed to a new session high of $1268.90 in the last minutes of trade in New York and ended with a gain of 0.17%. Silver chopped between $16.09 and $16.24 and ended with a loss of 0.31%.

December 22: Gold and Silver Gain Nearly 2% on the Week

Gold saw slight losses in Asia, but it then jumped up to as high as $1275.90 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.54%. Silver rose to as high as $16.417 and ended with a gain of 1.12%.

December 29: Gold and Silver Gain Roughly 2% and 4% on the Week

Gold gained $13 to $1307.50 in early afternoon New York trade before it drifted back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.67%. Silver rose to as high as $17.097 and ended with a gain of 0.65%.

Hi-Ho Silver!

If the latest COT report for silver gets any more bullish than the one released on March 23rd, commercial traders will have to go ‘net long!’ As it is, they reduced their ‘net short’ position to the lowest number in many years, down to just 4,000 contracts – barely 2% of the total open interest! This is bullish action! As recently as January 16th the number of ‘net short’ positions was 50,000, and the percentage of open interest was 26%.

Buy Silver with Reckless Abandon

Look at the positioning of the mighty Commercial Traders, who rarely lose money and who operate under the blinded eye of regulatory oversight and governmental sanctuary. As of last Tuesday, the most powerful group of traders ever to operate under the watchful eye of the Working Group on Capital Market wiggled out of a massive 41,497-contract short position in silver on January 23, and arrived in full regalia this week short a mere 3,709 contracts. To provide some modicum of perspective, the Commercials were short a notional amount of silver that would correspond to 207,485,000 ounces worth $3.3 billion at the $16.20 per ounce benchmark on January 23, and are now short a notional 18,545,000 ounces worth a paltry $300,429,000.

Trade War and Silver CoT – Details and Implications

Gold soared by the end of the week. Miners didn’t – the HUI didn’t even move above the previous March highs. Silver’s performance was rather mixed, but closer to the one of miners than the one of gold. Why did gold rally? Why didn’t miners rally? How can the silver CoT numbers help in this case?

March 26: Gold and Silver Gain Almost 1%

Gold climbed $10.10 to $1355.80 in late morning New York trade before it edged back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.54%. Silver rose to as high as $16.785 and ended with a gain of 0.97%.

Has Silver's Time Finally Arrived?

Has silver's time finally arrived? This week Mike Maloney links to several pieces of news and data that show a massive shift in the silver market, as well as a gigantic nail in the coffin for the US Dollar Standard. Be sure to read the accompanying articles and watch the video Mike mentioned for some excellent in-depth analysis on why now might be the time for silver.

Silver Futures Report and JP Morgan Record Silver Bullion Holding Is Extremely Bullish

The COT data signaled we are close to bottoming and suggest that both gold and silver should make gains in the coming weeks and months. The data showed that the hedge funds and “Managed Money traders,” the “dumb money” speculators now have record short positions in silver. At the same time, the large commercials and including large bullion banks such as JP Morgan, the “smart money” and the “inside money” have reduced their shorts dramatically and are now long.

March 27: Gold and Silver Fall With Stocks

Gold fell $13.70 to $1340.20 in midmorning New York trade before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.64%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.471 and ended with a loss of 1.08%.

Revisiting 2011 and COMEX Silver

There has been a lot of talk lately about the bullish internals of COMEX silver, and rightfully so! The size of the Speculator net short position is the largest in two decades, and this is a decidedly bullish indicator. Since all of this data comes from the weekly, CFTC-generated Commitment of Traders reports, we thought it would be fun to take a look back today and compare/contrast the current open interest and CoT structure to 2011, the last time price got "disorderly" to the upside.

Optimist or Pessimist on Silver

Silver demand increases every year and will push prices higher. Our modern world depends upon electronics, computers, missiles, fighter jets, cruise missiles, technology, communication devices and more. Each new application adds to silver demand. Medical applications, electric cars and photovoltaic solar panels need more silver and will boost demand.

March 28: Gold and Silver Fall Over 1%

Gold saw slight gains in early Asian trade, but it then fell back off for most of the rest of the day and ended near its late session low of $1323.60 with a loss of 1.38%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.246 and ended with a loss of 1.33%.

March 29: Gold and Silver Fall Over 1% on the Week

Gold fell $4.50 to $1321.20 in late morning New York trade, but it then rallied back higher into the close and ended with a gain of 0.015%. Silver dropped down to $16.222 in early New York trade, but it then rallied to as high as $16.363 in afternoon trade and ended with a gain of 0.31%.

April 2: Gold and Silver Gain Over 1% While Stocks Drop 2%

Gold gained $18.80 to $1344.70 in early afternoon New York trade before it edged back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 1.21%. Silver rose to as high as $16.673 and ended with a gain of 1.59%.

April 3: Gold and Silver Cut Into Yesterday’s Gains

Gold fell $13 to $1328.90 in late morning New York trade before it nearly halved its drop by early afternoon, but it then drifted back lower into the close and ended with a loss of 0.76%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.358 and ended with a loss of 1.08%.

April 4: Gold and Silver Erase Early Gains To End Mixed

Gold gained $16.40 to $1348.10 at about 9AM EST before it slid back lower into the close, but it still ended with a gain of 0.13%. Silver chopped between $16.528 and $16.248 and ended with a loss of 0.67%.

Silver Bullion: Should We Be Worried About Silver?

– LBMA report: volume of silver ounces transferred in February fell by 24% – Standard Chartered: gold-silver ratio and supply/demand fundamentals favour silver – Gold/silver ratio at near two-year high on silver’s underperformance – Silver COT reports remain more bullish than at any time in history – Silver expected to outperform gold as macro and industrial factors begin to drive price

Silver Finally Starts To Catch Up With Gold

Based on the gold/silver ratio one would expect silver to do better than gold even if both are rising. And based on the COT report, gold should fall while silver rises. Today the metals finally started to behave this way, with silver rising and gold falling.

April 5: Gold and Silver End Mixed Before Jobs Day

Gold fell $10.60 to $1322.80 at about 9:30AM EST before it bounced back higher into the close, but it still ended with a loss of 0.53%. Silver dropped down to $16.181 in Asia, but it then rose to as high as $16.417 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.49%.

Discussing Comex Silver

With the open interest in Comex silver blowing out to a new alltime high yesterday, we thought it best to discuss again what this indicates and what it doesn't. As of yesterday's Comex close, the total open interest in Comex silver is at an alltime high of 241,135 contracts. This blows away the previous alltime high seen on April 20 of last year at 234,787 contracts. Let's first hit the basics...

April 6: Gold and Silver Find Slight Gains on the Week

Gold fell $6 to $1320.30 in Asia before it climbed up to $1335.20 in early New York trade and then drifted back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.51%. Silver chopped between $16.258 and $16.489 and ended with a loss of 0.18%.

The Beautiful Chartology of SLV

SLV along with the PM stocks have been under performing gold in a pretty significant way. Normally you would like to see the PM stocks outperforming gold on the front end of a bull market similar to what we saw back in the beginning of the 2000 bull market in the PM complex. So far that hasn’t been the case.

Silver May Be Getting Ready to Shine Again

The bullion banks (Commercials) are almost certainly now betting for higher silver prices and have relinquished their concentrated short position. Meanwhile, the large speculators are positioned increasingly short. The good news for silver bulls is the bullion banks dominate the futures markets, by hook or by crook, and they generally win versus the speculators.

Is The Silver COT Bullish?

There’s been an abundance of commentary on the net long position of the “Swap Dealers” in Comex silver futures per the COT report. As of the latest COT report, the Swap Dealers are net long almost 22k silver contracts. This is unprecedented. At the same time, the “Large Speculators,” the majority of which is comprised of the “managed money” (hedge funds) sub-component, are net short nearly 17k silver contracts. The data my business partner tracks goes back to April 2004. In that period of time, the Large Speculator category has never been short until February 2018.

April 9: Gold Rises and Silver Gains Nearly 1%

Gold fell $6.10 to $1326.90 in London, but it then rallied back higher in New York and ended near its late session high of $1337.90 with a gain of 0.32%. Silver rose to as high as $16.552 and ended with a gain of 0.86%.

The 4 Biggest Signs For Silver - Mike Maloney Insider's Preview

There are some unprecedented events occurring in the precious metals markets right now - find out about the four biggest signs for silver in this delayed preview of Mike Maloney's Insiders Report (made available to customers on April 3, 2018).

April 10: Gold and Silver Gain with Stocks and Oil

Gold dipped $6 to $1331.30 in Asia before it bounced up to $1342.40 in early afternoon New York trade and then drifted back lower at times, but it still ended with a gain of 0.25%. Silver chopped between $16.435 and $16.645 and ended with a gain of 0.48%.