Silver & other precious metals

How to invest in the most in-demand precious metal on Earth - SILVER

Silver is in something of a sweet-spot right now: demand is rocketing and supply is plummeting.

Right now you have a window of opportunity. One we think you can and should exploit to the full.

Investor sentiment surrounding silver – and mining as a whole - is still very low. Over the last five years, coming out of the financial crisis, banks have been dumping silver and there has been a huge ETF sell-off.

It's a deeply unfashionable asset. And a seriously undervalued one.

That's what makes it such a great time to buy.

When the wider market wakes up to the fact that demand is fast outstripping supply, we see one clear outcome – a significant rise in the price of silver.

As uses for this metal grow (10,000 and counting) and industries start to get nervous about a supply crunch, demand could spike.

Read some of our articles below on this in-demand metal, and you'll get a better idea of our case for silver.

How low can gold and silver go?

Judging by the charts, the outlook for gold is nasty, says Dominic Frisby. And it looks even worse for silver. Just how bad could things get?

Palladium rockets to 13-year high

The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.

Don’t ditch the insurance policy

The crisis is over and the economic recovery seems to be picking up speed. Does that mean the case for holding gold is finished? We wouldn’t be so hasty.

The silver dilemma: five great reasons to buy – and two good reasons to sell

No metal is quite as erratic as silver – but its potential to make its buyers rich is huge. Dominic Frisby examines the charts.

The white-hot white metals

Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.

A ‘perfect storm’ could send these two precious metals soaring

The price of platinum and palladium is set to rise as supply problems continue and demand increases. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways for you to invest.

Platinum outlook still bullish

The price of platinum may have slipped recently, but don’t write off a rally.

Why the silver price looks like it could fall by 20%

As an investment, silver promises much but rarely delivers. The long-term outlook may be good, but there could be trouble round the corner for the silver price, says Dominic Frisby.

This is my kind of trade

Silver has had a tough time of late. But as Bengt Saelensminde explains, rising demand could be about to change that.

Silver loses its shine as price falls

Silver may be cheap right now, but don’t expect a rebound anytime soon.

My silver plan

Bengt Saelensminde explains why the price of silver could be poised for take-off.

The best ways to invest in silver

Silver is a metal which promises so much, yet which so often fails to deliver. Dominic Frisby looks at the best ways to invest in this most frustrating of metals.

Expect a rebound in the price of platinum

Platinum prices look set to recover after falling by almost a fifth in the past year.

The assets to buy into now - January 2014

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the major asset classes.

The future looks bright for this precious metal

Demand for platinum is at record levels, and supply is dwindling. But the price sits below the cost of production. So is it time to buy? Dominic Frisby investigates.

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