http://qww.silverseek.com/commentaries/rss/1506 Goldseek Commentaries en Two-Thirds Of The Top Primary Silver Miners Suffered Production Declines In 2017 http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/two-thirds-top-primary-silver-miners-suffered-production-declines-2017-16954 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It has been a rough year for many primary silver miners as two-thirds have suffered declines in production. Also, many high ranking silver producing countries are also experiencing a pronounced reduction in their domestic silver mine supply. According to the data put out by World Metal Statistics, Chile’s silver production is down 20% in the first eight months of the year, while Australia is down 19%, Mexico declined 2% and Peru lower by 1%. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, November 13th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="background-color: transparent; border-image-outset: 0; border-image-repeat: stretch; border-image-slice: 100%; border-image-source: none; border-image-width: 1; color: #000000; font-family: &amp;quot; droid sans&amp;quot;,sans-serif; font-size: 16.93px; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 27.08px; margin-bottom: 20px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; vertical-align: <p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/two-thirds-top-primary-silver-miners-suffered-production-declines-2017-16954" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:31:03 +0000 SRSrocco 16954 at http://qww.silverseek.com THE UNKNOWN FUNDAMENTAL: This Will Push The Silver Price Up Much Higher http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/unknown-fundamental-will-push-silver-price-much-higher-16896 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Precious metals investors need to understand the coming silver price surge will not occur due to the typical supply and demand forces. While Mainstream analysts continue to generate silver price forecasts based on supply and demand factors, they fail to include one of the most important key factors. Unfortunately, the top paid Wall Street analysts haven’t figured it out that supply and demand forces don’t impact the silver price all that much. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, October 10th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Precious metals investors need to understand the coming silver price surge will not occur due to the typical supply and demand forces.&nbsp; While Mainstream analysts continue to generate silver price forecasts based on supply and demand factors, they fail to include one of the most important key factors.&nbsp; Unfortunately, the top paid Wall Street analysts haven’t figured it out that supply and demand forces don’t impact the silver price all that much.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/unknown-fundamental-will-push-silver-price-much-higher-16896" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:53:19 +0000 SRSrocco 16896 at http://qww.silverseek.com The U.S. Government Massive ONE-DAY Debt Increase Impact On Interest Expense And Silver ETF http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/us-government-massive-one-day-debt-increase-impact-interest-expense-and-silver-etf-16853 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The U.S. Government’s massive one-day debt increase had a profound impact on the amount of money it will have to fork over just to service its interest payment. On Friday, Sept 9th, the U.S. Treasury increased the total debt by a stunning $318 billion. Thus, the total U.S. Government debt increased from $19.84 trillion on Thursday to $21.16 trillion on Friday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, September 12th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">The U.S. Government’s massive one-day debt increase had a profound impact on the amount of money it will have to fork over just to service its interest payment. &nbsp;On Friday, Sept 9th, the U.S. Treasury increased the total debt by a stunning $318 billion. &nbsp;Thus, the total U.S. Government debt increased from $19.84 trillion on Thursday to $21.16 trillion on Friday.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/us-government-massive-one-day-debt-increase-impact-interest-expense-and-silver-etf-16853" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 02:29:26 +0000 SRSrocco 16853 at http://qww.silverseek.com INVESTORS RETURN: U.S. Silver Eagle Sales Surge Over Past Two Days http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/investors-return-us-silver-eagle-sales-surge-over-past-two-days-16836 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While interest and sentiment in the precious metals have been depressed compared to the preceding month, this all changed during the past few days. This trend change is particularly the case for silver. Even though Silver Eagle sales have been much weaker this year, positive signs show that investors still believe in acquiring the shiny metal when fear and uncertainty enter into the markets. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, August 31st</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">While interest and sentiment in the precious metals have been depressed compared to the preceding month, this all changed during the past few days.&nbsp; This trend change is particularly the case for silver.&nbsp; Even though Silver Eagle sales have been much weaker this year, positive signs show that investors still believe in acquiring the shiny metal when fear and uncertainty enter into the markets.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/investors-return-us-silver-eagle-sales-surge-over-past-two-days-16836" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 02:34:42 +0000 SRSrocco 16836 at http://qww.silverseek.com Four Top Primary Silver Miners Production Plummets http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/four-top-primary-silver-miners-production-plummets-16795 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an interesting change of events, production at four of the top primary silver miners plummeted during the second quarter of 2017. This goes well beyond normal fluctuations in mining companies production figures during different quarterly reporting periods. The company with the least percentage decline in silver production still suffered a 20% reduction of mine supply in the second quarter. According to recently released company data, silver production declined between 20-34% from these four primary silver miners during the second quarter. The company that suffered the biggest decline in silver production was Hecla at -34%, followed by Endeavour Silver at -26%, Silver Standard at -24% and First Majestic with a decrease of 20%: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, August 5th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">In an interesting change of events, production at four of the top primary silver miners plummeted during the second quarter of 2017.&nbsp; This goes well beyond normal fluctuations in mining companies production figures during different quarterly reporting periods.&nbsp; The company with the least percentage decline in silver production still suffered a 20% reduction of mine supply in the second quarter.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/four-top-primary-silver-miners-production-plummets-16795" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 08:52:43 +0000 SRSrocco 16795 at http://qww.silverseek.com Silver Investment: Outperformed Gold In This Major Sector http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/silver-investment-outperformed-gold-major-sector-16784 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Precious metals investors may not be aware, but silver investment has seriously outperformed gold in this major market sector. Even though precious metals sentiment and sales are currently lower than they were over the past several years, this is only temporary pause before the market surges as the highly inflated stock market finally cracks and plunges lower. When we start to witness a huge correction or crash in the broader stock markets, there only be a few physical assets worth owning to protect wealth. Investors moving into the precious metals at this time, will see their asset values increase significantly. However, silver will likely out perform gold as investors and speculators move into the more undervalued precious metal. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, August 1st</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Precious metals investors may not be aware, but silver investment has seriously outperformed gold in this major market sector.&nbsp; Even though precious metals sentiment and sales are currently lower than they were over the past several years, this is only temporary pause before the market surges as the highly inflated stock market finally cracks and plunges lower.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/silver-investment-outperformed-gold-major-sector-16784" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:19:25 +0000 SRSrocco 16784 at http://qww.silverseek.com Chile’s Silver Production Down A Stunning 32% http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/chile%E2%80%99s-silver-production-down-stunning-32-16781 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In an interesting change of events, the world’s fifth largest silver producer saw its production plunge 32% in May versus the same month last year. Chile, a country which produced a record high of 54 million oz of silver in 2014, is forecasted to see its mine supply decline to less than 40 million oz in 2017. According to the most recently released data by COCHILCO – Chile’s Ministry of Mines, the country’s silver production in May fell to 97.1 metric tons (3.1 million oz) versus 141.9 metric tons (4.6 million oz) in the same month last year </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, July 30th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">In an interesting change of events, the world’s fifth largest silver producer saw its production plunge 32% in May versus the same month last year.&nbsp; Chile, a country which produced a record high of 54 million oz of silver in 2014, is forecasted to see its mine supply decline to less than 40 million oz in 2017.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/chile%E2%80%99s-silver-production-down-stunning-32-16781" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 13:19:46 +0000 SRSrocco 16781 at http://qww.silverseek.com Massive Central Bank Asset Purchases: Last Ditch Effort To Save Economy & Cap Silver-Gold Prices http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/massive-central-bank-asset-purchases-last-ditch-effort-save-economy-cap-silver-gold-price <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Central banks bought a staggering $1.5 trillion in assets in the first five months of the year to keep the economy from imploding while at the same time, capping the gold price. Yes, it’s true…. $300 billion a month of Central bank asset purchases pushes up STOCK, BOND and REAL ESTATE values while it depresses or caps the gold (or silver) price. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, June 13th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1px; padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; color: #000000; text-transform: none; text-indent: 0px; letter-spacing: normal; font-family: 'Droid Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 17px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; word-spacing: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; widows: 2; font-stretch: inherit; background-color: #ffffff; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; font-variant-numeric: inherit;"><span style="font-family: </p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/massive-central-bank-asset-purchases-last-ditch-effort-save-economy-cap-silver-gold-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:58:11 +0000 SRSrocco 16679 at http://qww.silverseek.com CHINA’S INDUSTRIAL SILVER FABRICATION TUMBLES: A Bad Sign For The Global Economy http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/china%E2%80%99s-industrial-silver-fabrication-tumbles-bad-sign-global-economy-16648 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The once Great Chinese Dragon Economy seems to be burning out as its economic indicators continue to weaken and smolder. One such indicator is China’s rapidly falling industrial silver consumption. At one time, Chinese industrial silver fabrication was consuming nearly a third of the global total. However, this has fallen considerably over the past two years. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, May 30th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">The once Great Chinese Dragon Economy seems to be burning out as its economic indicators continue to weaken and smolder.&nbsp; One such indicator is China’s rapidly falling industrial silver consumption.&nbsp; At one time, Chinese industrial silver fabrication was consuming nearly a third of the global total.&nbsp; However, this has fallen considerably over the past two years.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/china%E2%80%99s-industrial-silver-fabrication-tumbles-bad-sign-global-economy-16648" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 31 May 2017 02:19:18 +0000 SRSrocco 16648 at http://qww.silverseek.com Government Silver Sales Have Totally Dried Up… WHY? http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/government-silver-sales-have-totally-dried-up%E2%80%A6-why-16641 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Before the turn of the century, Central Banks sold a record 97 million oz of silver into the market in 1999. This was great deal of silver as it accounted for 17% of total global mine supply that year. Over the next 14 years, Central Banks continued to sell a substantial amount of silver to supplement the market. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, May 26th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Before the turn of the century, Central Banks sold a record 97 million oz of silver into the market in 1999.&nbsp; This was great deal of silver as it accounted for 17% of total global mine supply that year.&nbsp; Over the next 14 years, Central Banks continued to sell a substantial amount of silver to supplement the market.</span></p><p><a href="http://qww.silverseek.com/commentary/government-silver-sales-have-totally-dried-up%E2%80%A6-why-16641" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 27 May 2017 01:45:05 +0000 SRSrocco 16641 at http://qww.silverseek.com