Brian Bloom

Articles by Brian Bloom

The Richter Scale is "A logarithmic scale used to express the total amount of energy released by an earthquake. Although the scale has no upper limit, values are typically between 1 and 9, and each increase of 1 represents a 32-fold...
 I have fond memories of hanging out with my old man when I was about 12 years old. He was a humble man with a gentle soul, and he had a couple of hobbies - one of which was photography. Many was the night when he and I would chat...
Acknowledgment: Mr Ted Butler's most recent article drew my attention once again to the relationship between outstanding Commitment of Traders contracts and subsequent price movement is the silver price.The following chart (Source:...
I just happened to stumble across the chart below, which is a 5% X 3 box reversal of the RATIO of silver to gold.This chart really caught my eye. What it shows is a perfect equilateral triangle, that is now coming close to a decision point...
I have recently been asking myself the question: "What is the proportion of the silver content of photographic film that is recycled?"My research told me that 80% of it was capable of being recycled, but I had no way of knowing...
I recently had cause to recall the fact that my Professor of International Finance gave me a "courtesy" pass mark for his course (in 1970/1) because I was stupid/arrogant enough to argue that the gold price would rise above $35/ounce,...
Should the silver price break above $5.50/ounce, the measured move target derived from the following Point and Figure chart is $7 - $8 / ounce.(Source: StockCharts.com)This measured move could overshoot by 100% - to around $10.50 - and...
Open Interest as reflected on the COMEX weekly chart on August 8th is now 550 million ounces (see below), with Commercials having a net open short position of 352 million ounces as at August 5th. (source:www.findbrokers.com/hightower/...
This article provides a final "in-depth" assessment of Silver and Silver related equities as investment opportunities over the coming years.The following table was published in May 2003, as part of a World Silver Survey, by the Silver...
Our reasons for focussing so closely on Silver at the current time are threefold:We have a significant investment risk exposure to precious metals in general, and to silver in particular.As can be seen from the monthly chart of closing...

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