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Silver Long-Term Trend Analysis

Commodities / Gold & Silver 2019 Jun 18, 2019 - 09:30 AM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

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What stands out from the long-term chart is that Silver tends to be pretty much dead for most of the time, only really coming alive towards the later stages of precious metals bull market manias when everyone begins piling in just before the bubble pops! Which is a warning not to get carried away with fantasy targets for Silver but try and keep things real by focusing on what silver has done in the past, namely the Silver price cap is $50.


I could try and hunt for fundamental reasons why Silver tends to spike from time to time but it's really just speculative interest i.e. a buying mania. With all of the reasons often put forward such as a weak dollar not stacking up to close scrutiny, for yes a falling dollar is bullish for Silver, but not to the extent that many gold and silver bugs imagine it to be as the long-term dollar chart illustrates little correlation against the Silver long-term chart.

Presently Silver is stuck in a multi-year trading range of between $13.50 and $21, pending a mania driven spike higher.

The downtrend off of a high of $21.23 was targeting a trend towards support of $13-$14, that a decline to $13.86 achieved during 2018. However there is no sign on the long-term chart that the Silver price is going to come alive any time soon i.e. it could continue to trade in a tight trading range of $18.50 to $13 for some years.

On the brightside the downside is limited to around $13, with greater upside potential of a trend to $18 and then $21 a breakout of which would target a spike to at least $35 and if your nimble you could cash out on the way towards $50.

Whilst the longer the silver price spends trading at low price levels then less investment in new supply (mining) thus sows the seeds for a future mania driven price spike.

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