SRSrocco

Articles by SRSrocco

There is this notion put forth by the media that a decline in global oil demand caused the huge drop in the price of oil.  Ironically, global oil demand is higher than ever… that is, according to the IEA – International Energy...
Not only is there conjecture that some or most of the gold at Fort Knox may be missing, but also there is speculation that some radioactive gold made its way into U.S. Treasury Gold Reserve.  The movie Goldfinger, in which James...
When it comes to global silver demand growth over the past decade, the coin and bar investment category is the big winner.  Unfortunately, the media tends to focus on growth of industrial silver consumption, while investment demand...
According to global market data from the top Official Mints, sales of Silver Eagles originate overwhelmingly from public retail investment demand rather than by one large bank… such as JP Morgan.  I say this in response to the...
As 2014 comes to an end, precious metal investors overwhelming chose Silver Eagles as the clear winner. Not only did the sales of Silver Eagles hit a new record in 2014, the ratio to Gold Eagle sales were off the charts. In just...
As the price of silver fell to a new low in November, India imported a record amount of the shiny metal.  Demand for the physical metal was so strong, India nearly imported the same amount of silver in the month of November that it...
The Great Bakken Oil Field suffered a setback in October as production declined 1,598 barrels per day compared to the previous month.  The industry blames the decline on drillers scaling back on production due to the new flaring...
After the U.S. Mint updated its bullion figures on Monday, 2014 Silver Eagle sales reached a new annual record surpassing last year’s total by nearly 200,000.  Not only was 2014 a banner year for world’s most sought after...
With the paper price of silver now below the break-even for the majority of the primary silver mining companies, India imported a massive 1,243 metric tons of silver in October alone.  What is quite interesting about this figure...
According to GFMS, the world is expected to see a peak in silver mine supply in the next 2-3 years.  This statement including this year’s supply and demand statistics were released in the GFMS 2014 Silver Market Interim Report...

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The word ‘silver’ originates from the Old English Anglo-Saxon word 'seolfor'