David Smith

David Smith

David Smith is Senior Analyst for TheMorganReport.com and a regular contributor to MoneyMetals.com. For the past 15 years, he has investigated precious metals’ mines and exploration sites in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Bolivia, China, Canada, and the U.S. He shares his resource sector findings with readers, the media, and North American investment conference attendees.

Articles by David Smith

As silver makes an upside breakout on good volume above $30 – initially confirmed by several closes above that price (an occurrence I believe will take place this year) – the number of investors (as opposed to speculators) will immediately...
The biggest financial paradigm shift in our lives is underway, and there's no turning back. No one knows exactly what it's going to look like going forward nor how we'll be able to get there.A working definition of "paradigm" taken from...
Right out of the box this year, gold, silver, and mining stockswere extremely volatile. One day gold rose $25 an ounce and silver a dollar. Next gold dropped $35 and silver $1.20.Is it worth holding metal and putting up with such...
Two realistic price movement scenarios can see silver finally ascend through the magnetic $50 level in 2022. A case can be made that either – or perhaps both – have a strong likelihood of taking place.First Scenario:In December, silver...
Anyone who owns precious metals, mining shares or metals' ETFs knows the drill.

First, gold and silver begin to establish an uptrend on the charts. Analysts (like us) start writing about how prices are getting ready to make an upside...
History is full of intriguing sayings coming down to us from other cultures that inform our thinking and behavior.

"Managing a large state is like cooking a small fish." – Lao Tzu.

"A stitch in time saves nine." – A 1700's...
Gold and Silver exchange-traded funds (ETFs), a measure of large investor interest, are experiencing outflows as opposed to an almost interrupted inflow over the last few months.

Mining stocks which either look for or produce these...
It's ironic that the Covid-19 outbreak came to the fore at the same time that precious metals – gold and silver – were building out lengthy technical bottoms formed in 2016 and 2019, implying much higher prices to come.

For gold, a new...
Over the last half year or so, a number of analysts, well-heeled individuals, and mega-hedge fund managers have been taking a shine to silver. So far the "restless metal" hasn't been letting on that it's noticed.

It's understandable why...
The World Silver Survey 2019 Review, the institute’s annual World Silver Survey said that global silver demand hit a three-year high in 2018, surpassing more than one billion ounces, an increase of 4% from 2017.

At the same time, global...

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During 1500s the Spaniards had taken 16,000,000 kilograms of silver from Peru.

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