Saturday, June 26, 2010

Silver Investing - Silver's 200 Day Moving Average

In one of the gold and silver newsletters I receive, it was pointed out that the 200 day moving average for silver now stands at approximately $17.50. It has been almost 30 years since it has been at that level. Whether you know what a 200 day moving average is or not, understand that this is very bullish for silver.

The newsletter also contained a link to an article by James Cook of Investment Rarities, Inc., a precious metals dealer located in Minneapolis. I have met Mr. Cook on a few occasions and to say he is bullish on silver is an understatement. Here is the link to his article which you may find to be an interesting short read.

Happy investing.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Silver Investing - Silver Eagles May 2010

The U.S. Mint reported that Silver American Eagles produced in May totaled 3,636,500 - a little short of the four million mark. Year-to-date, production of one-ounce Silver Eagles have totaled 15,167,500. The U.S. Mint is pumping out over 3 million silver eagles a month! The "poor man's gold" is being discovered by more and more Americans (which is a good thing).

Regarding U.S. gold bullion coins, 190,000 one-ounce Gold American Eagles were produced in May for a year-to-date total of 521,500. 24k-Gold Buffalo coins for May were reported at 70,500. The U.S. Mint has only been producing Gold Buffaloes for two months so far this year and sales year-to-date are already at 127,000. It will be interesting to see how many more months these coins will be available since they seem to run out of 24-karat blanks quickly.