Chris Marcus

Articles by Chris Marcus

Silver premiums have been trending lower ever since the bank runs of 2023 led to several bank failures.

At the time, we saw one of the larger surges in silver investment demand in recent years, and as a result premiums spiked while...
With gold and silver prices trading slightly lower to start the year, the premiums on both metals continue to sink.This is of course ahead of the scheduled expiration of the Fed' Bank Term Funding Program in March, and the...
 

On one hand the White House and the Federal Reserve officials are holding to the mantra that the economy is still strong and roaring.

On the other hand even the Fed is forecasting rate cuts this year, while the White House...
Once people start learning about silver and decide they want to own some, one of the first question that many people who are new to precious metals often ask is what type of silver should they actually buy.

There are a lot of different...
 

On one hand, it seems to be a good sign that over the past year, there's been more conversation about the risks posed by the US debt, and concern about how the increasing debt-loads will be funded.

However, less ideal is the...
Silver is now back in positive territory on the year, as a late year rally has left the price up by 30 cents in 2023.

But that's done little to address the longer term implications in the market, where we've seen a deficit for the past...
Last week the Fed signaled that it is indeed expecting to cut rates next year, and since then, we've seen a sharp rally in the gold and silver, as the market begins to price in the inevitable.

In some ways it's a bit shocking to see the...
As we pass the Thanksgiving mark in the 2023 trading year, after all that's happened, silver is back in positive territory on the year.

Contributing to the recent rally are the geopolitical issues in the Middle East, as well as concerns...
Although after a 'war premium' boost that began in early October, there's been continued speculation and commentary from Fed officials that the interest rate hiking campaign is complete, and the metals have rallied throughout the period...
While the silver price may be stuck in the $22-26 range it has traded in throughout most of 2023, that does not mean everything is still lining up in terms of supply and demand.

Because while the market experienced a 237 million...

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