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Silver Price Surge Leaves Naysayers in the Dust

Commodities / Gold & Silver 2020 Jul 29, 2020 - 04:53 PM GMT

By: MoneyMetals

Commodities

With silver breaking out decisively to the upside, bears are running for cover.

We had noted in our July 13th News Alert, “We are paying especially close attention to the bull vs. bear tug-of-war in the silver market around $19/oz. If the bulls yank prices decisively above that level on a strong close, short covering by capitulating bears could help drive a powerful breakout rally.”

That’s exactly what happened. The rally really accelerated once the $20/level was taken out last Monday. The bears have capitulated big time!

Also being forced to re-think their positions are gold-only bulls within the precious metals camp. Although they represent a minority viewpoint, some stubbornly cling to the view that only gold is sound money. They view silver as an industrial metal and tend to shun it as an investment.


The gold-only bugs felt vindicated in March when the gold:silver ratio shot up to over 120:1. But as we argued at the time, the unprecedented cheapness of silver versus gold represented a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy silver.

The white metal has since outperformed gold dramatically, causing the gold:silver ratio to fall precipitously. So far it has only fallen to what in years past would have been a high point in the range.

Silver has much more room to outperform. We think the gold:silver ratio can continue to fall in the months ahead, though not necessarily at the current pace.

Fundamentally, the character of both the silver and gold markets has changed during the course of this year’s rally. Retail bullion buying is not only back; it’s going through the roof!

Many dealers are struggling (and failing) to keep up with demand. We are working tirelessly to procure ample inventory and fulfill the truly massive amount of orders that continue to pour in here at Money Metals Exchange. Our staff is working 7 days a week to keep orders moving out the door more quickly.

As a result of the surge, available inventory of silver coins, bars, and rounds have become tighter as we’ve moved through July, driving up premiums once again. The greatest challenge has been privately minted bars and rounds, with mints backordered by several weeks in most cases. Even the acquisition of silver grain and 1,000 oz bars for minting purposes is becoming an issue.

Meanwhile, inflows into gold and silver exchange-traded instruments are also surging.

ETF holdings of gold assets have risen for 18 straight weeks – the longest such streak since 2006.

Another bullish factor was actions by Sprott Physical Silver Trust, a closed-end financial product that holds a fixed amount of silver. It recently filed to expand its asset base by up to $1.5 billion, which represents close to 65 million ounces of new silver. That’s equivalent to almost 8% of annual silver mine production!

Silver is a smaller market than gold in terms of the value of total consumer demand for jewelry and bullion. It therefore has the potential to move more dramatically at the margins in response to increases in demand and/or shortfalls in supply.

Silver naysayers could be left speechless by the price moves still to come as the realities of rising physical demand and an intractable mining supply deficit forces the market to find a new equilibrium.

Stefan Gleason is President of Money Metals Exchange, the national precious metals company named 2015 "Dealer of the Year" in the United States by an independent global ratings group. A graduate of the University of Florida, Gleason is a seasoned business leader, investor, political strategist, and grassroots activist. Gleason has frequently appeared on national television networks such as CNN, FoxNews, and CNBC, and his writings have appeared in hundreds of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Detroit News, Washington Times, and National Review.

© 2020 Stefan Gleason - All Rights Reserved

Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.


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