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  • “In all my 19 years of being in the markets, I've never seen anything like this…”
  • At the end of January, there was a phenomenon that took place world-wide. In all my 19 years of being in the markets, I've never seen anything like this… GameStop (an everyday old fashioned gaming company selling video games and accessories) jumped from $45 up to $360 in a single day. Only thing is, it wasn't the fundamentals (company events) that gave rise to the price - but a group... ››› more
  • [10 February 2021]
  • Forget Gold… This is the best precious metal to buy right now!
  • I'm talking about silver… You see, silver is used in three main industries: • Jewellery (30% demand) (Bracelets, necklaces, rings, coins etc…) • Industrial (50% demand) (Electronics, solar panels, 5G tech, silverware & electric vehicles) • Investment as a form of a safe haven And now we're seeing more cars on the road, factories opening their doors and investor sentiment is... ››› more
  • [20 July 2020]
  • Why gold's little sister is becoming more attractive
  • This year, I've been a precious metal bullion. I've made predictions on gold, platinum and I've sent out 7 trade ideas to Red Hot Storm Trader. Fortunately, the trades I've made have been correct 5 out of 7 times including: AGL 47.09% BIL -27.87% AGL -46.43% ANG 82.20% KIO 50.51% AGL 103.79% ANG 50.34% These resource companies have helped me back a 259% gain for ... ››› more
  • [04 May 2020]
  • Why traders and investors are preparing for a HUGE move up for silver!
  • At the end of February 2019, I sent out a prediction article on silver. In it, I mentioned that silver's price broke above a ceiling level (blue line in the graph below) at $15.80.   Since then, the silver market’s price buying momentum picked up and has been in a strong upward trajectory.   In fact, right now the silver price is trading at around $16.52, ... ››› more
  • [05 August 2019]
  • The “2016 silver bull-run” is NOT over yet... And here are two reasons why
  • Since the start of 2016, Silver rose from $13.82 an ounce to a high of $20.63 - an incredible 49% return! Compare that to gold which is up around 25% and the JSE All Share which has returned just over 6% for the year. So it's no secret that silver is one of the best performing assets in 2016. But recently, silver took a knock and it's sitting around $18.85 today. The main factor that c... ››› more
  • [20 September 2016]
  • Why Bitcoin could be the alternative investment that's missing from your portfolio
  • Alternative investments are seeing a boom. The current economic climate, the faltering rand and tough economic conditions are forcing investors to look for new investment opportunities in the alternative investment space. If you're looking for an alternative investment, believe it or not, owning Bitcoin can has similar preservation properties to owning gold. In fact, in some ways Bitcoin i... ››› more
  • [16 May 2016]
  • About the ETN: Standard Bank Silver-Linker ETN [JSE:SBAS1]
  • Standard Bank Silver-Linker exchange traded note (ETN) tracks the performance of the silver price in dollars per ounce. The ETN has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Standard Bank Silver-Linker ETN Short name: SBASAUG20 Ticker: SBAS1 Sector: JSE listed notes   Five top facts about Standard Bank Silver-Linker ETN   Fact #1: ETNs are d... ››› more
  • [11 November 2015]
  • If you're a risk taker, silver may be worth a look
  • If you've been watching the price of silver, you may have noticed that it's been doing marginally better lately. The precious metal is renowned for its volatility, but there are signs that things could be changing for silver. Let's take a closer look… Could the future be looking brighter for silver?   Earlier this year, silver plunged to a five-year low. But by mid-October, ... ››› more
  • [09 November 2015]
  • Three reasons why you should buy silver
  • Along with other commodities, silver has had it tough over recent years. But things appear to be changing for silver. So why should you buy silver today? Read on to find out… Reason #1: Sales of silver are on the rise Over the third quarter, the US Mint sold 14.26 million ounces of American Eagle silver coins. This is the highest level in 29 years. The strong demand for these s... ››› more
  • [16 October 2015]
  • Where will silver's volatile path lead it for the remainder of the year?
  • Silver is a highly volatile precious metal. Since the beginning of 2013, its price has slid lower. So what lies in store for silver? Let's take a closer look… The demand for silver The Silver Institute states that demand for silver comes from: 65% industry; 23% jewellery; 6% photography; and 6% silverware. For the past three years, industrial deman... ››› more
  • [19 June 2015]
  • The uses for silver are growing, but is it worth investing in?
  • Silver probably isn't the first precious metal that springs to mind. Gold holds this top spot. Just like gold, silver is a monetary metal. This means many investors view it as a traditional store of value and silver holds the same safe haven status as gold. But unlike the yellow metal, around 50% of silver's demand is down to its use as a component in a number of industries. With gold, this ... ››› more
  • [08 June 2015]
  • How the silver futures price drives the silver price
  • In the world of commodities, the futures market drives their prices. And this is certainly the case for silver. The vast majority of silver futures trading is purely paper contract based. It doesn't involved dealing of the metal itself. Market participants trade silver futures for hedging and speculative purposes. So how does this trading affect the silver price? Let's take a closer lo... ››› more
  • [06 May 2015]
  • Trading uncovered: How a silver futures trade works
  • Just like you can trade shares with futures, you can also use futures to trade commodities such as silver. So how does a futures trade work with a commodity? Let's take a closer look… What happens when you put a silver futures trade on? If you decide to trade silver futures, you’ll need a broker who deals with the trading of this type of commodity. To place trades, you’ll trad... ››› more
  • [05 May 2015]
  • Do silver and gold deserve a place in your portfolio?
  • Investing in precious metals can be precarious. Take gold, since peaking in 2011, it's struggled to get anywhere near that high again. And silver has continued on its roller coaster ride. So should you invest in gold or silver? Or are you best giving these precious metals a wide berth? Read on to find out… You should invest in gold as portfolio insurance So far this year, the ... ››› more
  • [28 April 2015]
  • Why silver could be worth a buy
  • There are a number of reasons why buying silver makes sense. It has strong fundamentals supporting this. On the other hand, there are also reasons why the worst may not be over for silver. Let's take a closer look at what's going on and why it could be time to buy the precious metal… The fundamentals supports silver The uses for silver are growing. The precious metal has applicati... ››› more
  • [26 March 2015]
  • Is silver worth investing in?
  • If you ever pay attention to the price of silver, you'll notice it's very volatile. Last year alone, the price bounced between $15.32 an ounce to $21.96 an ounce. With the silver price under pressure again as the dollar continues its bull run, is silver worth investing in? And is silver a good investment? Read on to find out… Why you should invest in silver Silver, just like gold,... ››› more
  • [11 March 2015]
  • Silver: The good, the bad and the opportunities it presents
  • If you've been watching the price of silver, it's not been doing well. The precious metal is struggling. So what's going on with silver? Why is it struggling? Are there any chances of a recovery in its price? And should you invest in it? Let's take a closer look… The moves of the silver price are exaggerated moves of the gold price When you look at the price of silver compared to ... ››› more
  • [29 October 2014]
  • The gold price slumps to a 15-month low
  • Gold is struggling. If you've watched the price of gold this year, you'll have seen how the yellow metal has struggled to maintain any gains made. It kicks off the week wallowing at a 15-month low. And gold isn't the only precious metal struggling. So what's going on with the gold price? Let's take a closer look… The dollar took strength from positive US jobs data The gold pri... ››› more
  • [06 October 2014]
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