Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

There are a lot of fine words being written about how attractive silver is at current prices and how it is about to enter a new bull market etc, but the plain truth is that it remains in a major downtrend and is a bear market until it...
Silver showed impressive resilience on the latest dollar rally, refusing to break to new lows, and with the dollar signaling that its huge rally is burning out, and gold’s COTs now strongly bullish, the outlook for silver is suddenly a lot...
Silver remains stuck in a bearmarket and looks set to make new lows soon, for the same reasons as gold: gathering deflationary forces and continued unwinding of the global carry trade leading to a continuation of the dollar spike, which,...
Following the recent explosion in Commercial short and Large Spec long positions in silver, followed by a breakdown below the neckline of a potential Head-and-Shoulders bottom, the outlook for silver is bearish, with the metal stuck in a...
Silver broke out from a Head-and-Shoulders bottom on Friday, a day after gold did the same following the news that the Swiss Franc is to be decoupled from the euro. In the face of the impending QE tsunami in Europe, the Swiss have decided...
Silver broke out of its 5-month downtrend last week as expected, but, as with gold, the move was unfortunately not confirmed by action in stocks, which have continued to drift lower. When this fact is combined with the ramping of...
Much of what is written in the parallel Gold Market update applies equally to silver, and it will not be repeated here.

On silver’s 6-month chart we can see how it broke well below its November lows in the early trade yesterday, in...
Silver finally broke down from its long-term uptrend late last week, which was a very bearish development that has opened up the risk of an immediate severe drop. As with gold, silver looks set to enter a cycle of company failure and mine...
Many investors have been freaked out by silver’s recent breakdown from a Descending Triangle and the sharp drop that followed, but as we will see this morning there is now a strong case to make for silver either being at its low for this...
Bearing in mind what is written in the introductory paragraphs of the Gold Market update, which is equally applicable to silver, we will start by observing that silver appears to be on the point of turning up.

On its long-term 15-year...

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US silver mining began on a large scale with the discovery of the Comstock Lode in Nevada in 1858.