Monthly Archives: May 2015

Global Silver Output to Decrease

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After several years of record highs in silver mining, it looks as though silver output will start to decrease this year. For more than ten years, silver output has shown a steady increase, with each year a little bit higher than the one before. This year, however, there will likely be no new record.
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Investing in Silver, Physical Vs Paper

silver bars

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It is often considered to be a good idea for investors to hold precious metals such as gold or silver in their portfolios in order to hedge against inflation risk and to provide investors with the diversification that simply holding equities does not provide. Continue reading