• Gold: 1,255.13 -0.67
  • Silver: 15.97 -0.07
  • Euro: 1.175 -0.001
  • USDX: 93.932 0.443
  • Oil: 57.26 0.11

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

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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 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%.

Low Silver Price Creating Buying Opportunities; SilverCrest Preparing for Maiden Resource

Silver has been on the ropes which is creating incredible buying opportunities in companies that are producing excellent results despite the silver price environment. Besides contrarian buying, the other silver investment case is that with a shortage of quality silver assets growing with drilling, companies with significant resources will become acquisition targets. One company that is proving it fits both these investment cases is, SilverCrest Metals (TSX-V: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF).

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%.

Market Report: PMs overshadowed by cryptos

Gold and silver had a torrid week, with gold falling $31 from last Friday’s close to $1249 in early European trade this morning. Silver was worse, down 66 cents to $15.78 over the same time scale.

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 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 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 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%.

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 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%.

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%.

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 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%.

Banks Again Defending Silver's 200-Day Moving Average

So, for now, the point of this is simple. While we expect US dollar weakness to prompt a decent year for silver and all metals and commodities in 2018, until Comex silver can break free of the Bank shackles at the 200-day moving average, price will remain stuck in neutral. This will have an impact on mining share prices, too, so anyone interested in the sector should be sure to watch silver's 200-day moving average all through the month of December.

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.

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.

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%.

SilverCrest Expands Babicanora High-Grade Footprint to One Kilometre

SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL) (OTCQX: SVCMF) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce additional Phase II drill results for the Las Chispas Property (the "Property") located in Sonora, Mexico. Step-out drilling targeting extensions of the Babicanora Vein continues to intersect high-grade mineralization.

November 24: Gold and Silver Close with Modest Losses but Miners Gain on the Week

Gold jumped up to $1293.40 in holiday thinned trade yesterday before it drifted back to $1286.10 in London today, but it then bounced back higher in New York and ended with a loss of just 0.27%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.985 and ended with a loss of 0.64%.

The Precious Metals Bears' Fear of Fridays

In the last issue of Seasonal Insights I have shown that the gold price behaves quite peculiarly in the course of the trading week. On average, prices rise almost exclusively on Friday. It is as though investors in this market were mired in deep sleep for most of the week.

Silvercorp Announces Share Repurchase Program

Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a Normal Course Issuer Bid to acquire up to 8,409,712, common shares, representing approximately 5% the 168,194,254 common shares issued and outstanding as of November 16, 2017.

November 22: Gold and Silver Gain About 1%

Gold saw only modest gains in Asia and London, but it then climbed steadily higher in New York and ended near its late session high of $1294.50 with a gain of 0.91%. Silver rose to as high as $17.162 and ended with a gain of 1.12%.

November 21: Gold and Silver Gain With Stocks

Gold gained $4 to $1281.30 in Asia before it dropped back to $1276.30 in London, but it then jumped up to $1284.70 in New York and ended with a gain of 0.2%. Silver rose to as high as $17.051 and ended with a gain of 0.12%.

November 20: Gold and Silver Give Back Friday’s Gains

Gold fell throughout most of the morning in New York and ended near its early afternoon low of $1275.10 with a loss of 1.28%. Silver slipped to as low as $16.847 and ended with a loss of 2.03%.

Money and Markets Infographic Shows Silver Most Undervalued Asset

– Silver remains severely under owned and under valued asset – Entire silver market worth tiny $100 billion shown in one tiny square – “All of the World’s Money and Markets in One Visualization” – Must see ‘Money and Markets’ infographic shows relative size of key markets: silver bullion, gold bullion, cryptocurrencies/ bitcoin, largest companies, 50 richest people, Fed balance sheet, currency, stocks, property, cash, debt and derivatives – Small allocation by investors and world’s richest will see silver surge like bitcoin

When Will Silver Reach a New High?

New EW Silver Discovery

Silver Market Update

Is silver becoming a bearmarket, or is a bottom pattern completing that will lead to a major new uptrend soon? That is the big conundrum facing investors and speculators in the sector and in this update it will become apparent that the situation must resolve itself with a decisive move soon, one way or the other.

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.

New EW Silver Discovery

Extorre Reacts to Current Market Conditions and Announces Further High Grade Drilling Results at Cerro Moro

"One drill rig remains on the infill drilling program on our principal prospects, namely Zoe, Escondida, Loma Escondida and Gabriela. Our aim is to ensure that the drilling density is sufficient in areas that would fall within the first two years of a potential mining scenario (at 1300 tonnes per day) to estimate "indicated mineral resources". This program is nearing completion, with the drilling at Zoe, Loma Escondida and Gabriela essentially complete."

Target 2 reached in Silver (Copper target reached)

The second target for the bearish "Head and Shoulders" pattern on silver was reached for greater than $25,000 per contract. The target was using "Measured Rule", which takes the distance from the top of the head to the neckline, and adding it onto the breakdown point.

Silver Market Morning

Gold closed in New York at $1,622.80, the day before the holiday in the States yesterday. A quiet London pulled it back to $1,613.50 at the p.m. Fixing. The morning Fix today the 5th July was set at $1,616.75 and higher in the euro at €1,292.986, up €8 on yesterday’s p.m. Fixing, while the euro stood at €1: $1.2504 down 80 cents. The euro stood at €1: $1.2502 after the Fix. Ahead of New York’s opening gold stood at $1,618.00 in the middle.

Under ATTACK

Do we want the TRUTH or LIES? Gold was ATTACKED by the Cartel today to prevent it from repeating last month’s violation of its “Rule #1” – i.e., “Thou shalt not let PMs soar when the Dow plunges.” Last month, they temporarily lost control when gold had a rare 4% surge with the Dow down 274 points, directly after a similarly horrible NFP report.

A Momentous Day

A momentous day, as the Spanish and Italian stock and bond markets are literally CRASHING. On the day the “Spanish Bank Bailout” was “approved” by the EU – Spanish 10-year yields have EXPLODED to 7.3%, and the IBEX stock index fell a whopping 5.7%. Of course, the “bailout” requires constitution of the ESM, which has not yet been ratified or funded, and won’t be for some time – if at all. Throw in the bankruptcy of Valencia – one of Spain’s largest “autonomous regions” – and you can see why few believe a bailout will ever be received, or that it will MATTER even if it does.

March Silver in Backwardation

Silver Market Morning

New York bounced back to $1,573.70 and Asia continued to take it higher, with London running it up to Fix at $1,590.25. The euro was stronger at €1: $12770, where it was when the morning Fixing took place. In the euro it Fixed at €1,245.204. Ahead of New York’s opening gold looked a little better at $1,592.15 and in the euro, €1,246.69 while the euro was at €1: $1.2771.

Managed money positions hint at bullish turns for gold and silver

I have recently written about the breakdown of disaggregated data from the futures markets into producers and swap dealers for gold and silver futures, as reported in the Commitment of Traders reports issued by the US government’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). There is a further category of trader to consider, and that is Managed Money.

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.

What a surprise: FT says CFTC to drop silver investigation

But such an outcome would be completely consistent with a finding that the really big player in the silver market is not JPMorgan at all but the U.S. government acting through intermediary brokerage houses. After all, as he signed the legislation demonetizing silver in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson pledged that the U.S. government would rig the silver market if necessary to prevent the price from rising...

Silver Market Update

The outcome of the Greek vote at the weekend was not favorable for the markets, or for Precious Metals in particular. This is because it did not precipitate an immediate worsening of the acute crisis in Europe, and thus did not create the pressure needed to bring forward the major QE that must eventually come in order to delay Europe's eventual complete collapse. Why then have markets not caved in already? - because investors are "smoking the hopium pipe" and waiting for the Fed to pull a rabbit out of the hat at Wednesday's FOMC meeting, by making positive noises to the effect that QE3 is ready to be rolled out. What is likely to happen instead is that they will come out with the same old line about "being ready to act when the SHTF" but other than that remain vague and non-commital. If this is what they do then markets are likely to throw a tantrum and sell off, and the charts are indicating that it could be hard.

Silver, Gold and The Coming Deflation

Historically gold has made its significant gains, relative to other assets (as well as nominally), not during inflation, but during deflation (Note: I am using the terms inflation and deflation very loosely in this case). These significant gold rallies historically occur when value flees instruments such as stocks and certain commodities.

David Morgan: Seems the bottom for (gold & silver) mining equities is in...

I was recently interview by Jim Puplava and stated what we have been sending to our members. It seems the bottom for mining equities is in and may be tested one more time. The precious metals themselves also could be in a bottom formation currently, but the $26 level on silver and the $1550 level on gold MUST hold. David Morgan www.Silver-Investor.com

The Noose Is Tightening

The noose is tightening on the Powers that Be, as all attempts at MONEY PRINTING, MARKET MANIPULATION, and PROPAGANDA are failing. The GLOBAL economy – and BANKING SYSTEM – is failing, as have been the result of ALL fiat currency systems throughout history. And given that this is the ONLY time EVER when ALL global currencies are fiat –amidst a global population of seven billion people - the crash will dwarf all others in history.

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