Scott Wright

Articles by Scott Wright

Mexico has long been a silver juggernaut.  The indigenous peoples had been successfully mining this shiny-white metal since well before the Spanish colonials swarmed the shores in the 16th century.  Several hundred years of...
The Spaniards of centuries past controlled the world’s elite maritime fleet.  And this fleet’s colonization of the Americas is well-documented.  The Spanish Crown would have told you their primary mission was to convert the...
It’s been an incredibly tough last couple years for the miners. Not only have they had to endure sharply falling metals prices, they’ve had to battle continually rising operating costs. For the producer companies this combination has been...
2013 has been a brutal year for silver.  And a brutal year for a metal obviously doesn’t bode well for its mining stocks.  Companies that have been exploring for deposits, developing mines, and producing silver have sadly become...
Silver is no doubt tiny on the grand commodities scale. But its attractiveness, spearheaded by a 1000%+ bull-to-date gain to its latest high, has spawned a wide range of products for investors to partake in. And one of the most...
Most silver is produced as a byproduct of copper, gold, lead and zinc refining.