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Investing In Silver Bullion

By Edited Mar 10, 2014 2 2

Silver Bullion

Investing in silver bullion, Is a way that anyone can become involved in the precious metal market. Silver prices have historically returned great results within the investment world.

Silver has appreciated at a constant rate along with it's gold counterpart This metal however can be purchased by the average Joe. It's low price per ounce makes for an attractive place to put your money.

Many years ago the silver mining industry slowed to a crawl as the world became overrun with silver. The Federal government actually started to subsidize the industry to not mine silver. This was at a time when the material was being used to back the coins the country was producing.

Now silver is used throughout the world in many manufacturing processes and it is seen being used widely in fashion jewelry as well as the electronic industry. The photography industry has also, historically used a great percentage of the available silver.

Today silver is no longer used as a coin metal. The United States, does mint Silver Eagles and many

One Ounce Silver Rounds
investors will buy these, as a hedge against possible inflation.

As the dollar drops, precious metals tend to rise in value. We are in an unprecedented time, where the dollar is expected to drop in value substantially, in years to come. This makes an investment in the silver market an appealing place to be.

Historically silver has maintained a relevant ratio to gold. The past few years have seen this spread decrease to the point that large hedge funds are now buying hoards of silver. This anomaly has caused a further strain on the market.

Many futures traders are now calling in there investments, that were on paper. The price has risen to a level that makes them all worried and they are demanding delivery. Companies who took these orders, are having a hard time filling them. Again the available silver is being depleted by this action.

Coin collectors have increased in recent years with the arrival of the Internet and all the on line auction sites that fill the web. These lower end silver coins used to be melted and returned to industrial manufacturers. They are no longer getting this silver as collectors are taking the coins and socking them away in their collections.

All of these factors and variables have come together to bring us to a unique opportunity to invest now before this metal climbs to the rate that gold enjoys. Getting in on the ground floor is still possible regardless of where the price is now it will go higher. How high? only the metal gods know for sure.

The people who are capable of making a very educated guess are all on board. This should be a good enough sign for anyone to consider Investing In Silver Bullion.

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Comments

Nov 22, 2010 10:48am
Ernie
I have about 25 ounces of Silver Coins and have been reading a lot about silver. Thanks for the great articles on money and silver.
Nov 26, 2010 7:06pm
dreamaker
Now it looks like silver may hit 50.00 an ounce by the spring, hide it good Ernie.
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