In addition to news and commentary on the silver market and companies exploring and producing silver, Silver Investing News also provides you with background you need for understanding the silver market so you can make informed investment decisions. Please see the links below for detailed information. Please contact us if you have suggestions for other educational content you would like to see.
Silver is often referred to as “the poor man’s gold” because it is relatively cheap in comparison to gold, making it a much more viable investment option for many people. Read more . . .
Because silver is both an industrial metal and a store of value in times of economic uncertainty, its price often fluctuates between these two market valuations. Read more . . .
In your travels through the silver investment market, you’ll encounter those who feel the metal‘s price has been manipulated and artificially depressed for many years. And are they? Are those who feel they are speculators wishing for a price spike? Or do they raise some good points? Read more…
Silver is an extremely rare metal only occurring in igneous rock at a concentration of only 0.07 parts per million. For comparison, copper is approximately 785 more prevalent. Due to its rarity, the main concern in gauging the potential value of a silver deposit is the amount of metal present. Read more . . .
On average, Canada produces over 1000 tonnes of silver annually. While the provinces of New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario are responsible for the majority of that production, British Columbia, and the territories of Nunavut and the Yukon are quickly becoming hot beds for silver exploration and development projects.
Silver’s history as a precious metal has deep roots in Peruvian culture, in which it has long been associated with the mysterious and feminine powers of the moon. The Incas, enthralled by its soft gleam, referred to it as “the tears of the moon.”
This glossary covers investing in junior resource companies. For the experienced investor or the newbie, you should find everything you need here. If not, let us know and we’ll research and add what you’re looking for. Read more . . .
The most recent Resource Investing News biannual Investor Survey reveals that while investors remain optimistic about the long-term potential of the commodities markets, a large majority are hedging their bets on precious metals like gold and silver. Read more…