Tuesday, November 9, 2010

How China Will Drive Silver to $250

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Silver is up over 44% in the last nine months. But thanks to a new campaign by the Chinese government, silver is about to take off higher. Much higher. Here's how to play silver for a "triple" this year...
Once upon a time, the Chinese government forbade ownership of all precious metals.
But now, the ban has been lifted. In fact, China just introduced silver bars for investment. And now, state-run China Central Television (CCTV) is running a campaign encouraging the population to invest in silver.
That means there are over a billion potential new silver investors hitting the market. This is especially significant when you consider the average savings rate in China is 30 to 40%.
But the flood of new Chinese silver investors isn’t the only factor driving up silver prices. The increased use of silver in everything from solar cell technology to medicine is pushing up prices as well.
Read on to discover exactly why silver will make savvy investors rich in the year ahead… and find out the one stock to buy now to take your portfolio to new highs.

Chinese Demand for Silver

Take a second to think how much of an impact this will have on the silver market – the sheer amount of people, and at such a high rate of savings.
Then you factor in Chinese demand for things silver is need to make – cell phones, computer, batteries, silverware and jewelry. China’s silver consumption already accounts for 70% of the global total of industrial use, and its middle class isn’t even close to reaching its spending potential.
What’s more, those aren’t the only reasons analysts are predicting silver prices can reach as high as $100 this year and $250 by 2015.
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  1. Bernanke is more to credit I think.

  2. That's nice. I will continue to hold.

    Interesting that the price drops today when there's hardly any more available online to purchase. How does the price go down when supply is drying up? Shouldn't be long before we see a huge spike.

  3. Here is how they whacked silver today and used raising margins to cover their naked short selling to drive down the price of silver.

    Here is the announcement, which has sent silver down to $26.50...

    CME Group to raise silver margins by 30 percent

    NEW YORK, Nov 9 (Reuters) - CME Group said on Tuesday it will raise its silver futures trading margins by 30 percent to $6,500 an ounce from $5,000 an ounce effective Wednesday.

    U.S. silver futures surged as much as 6 percent before retreating, with volume rising to an all-time high on Tuesday, boosted by extreme price volatility and possible short covering, traders said.

    Exchanges often raise margins to mitigate risks as price volatility increases.

  4. Silver and copper coins for small change was the traditional currency ,as unit of account and store of wealth in old China and in asia ,not gold.


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