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Commitment of traders report (COT): Bears pile into silver, GBP and JPY

Traders increased net-short exposure to metals (most notably silver), but also increased their bearish outlook on GBP and JPY futures.

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September 18, 2022 10:31 PM
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Silver outshines gold as dollar slips

Compared to gold, silver has managed to rise very strongly on the session, up more than 5% so far.

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September 12, 2022 11:44 AM

Gold dips despite softening signs of inflation

Perhaps a bit of basing and consolidation is needed for the metal to gear up for a clean breakout above $1800.

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August 11, 2022 12:17 PM

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A silver lining for bulls?

Yesterday’s bullish price action suggests there could be further upside for silver over the near-term.

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August 9, 2022 12:12 AM
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Silver: Can precious metals rebound despite Fed tightening?

We are seeing some mild dollar selling ahead of FOMC, which is boosting the appeal of precious metals, yen and franc

Precious metals start busy week firmer

Investors know that front-loading of interest rates around the world is only going to bring a potential recession – and therefore interest rate cuts – sooner.

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July 25, 2022 07:48 AM
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Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

Can Silver hang on?

Silver (XAG/USD) has tumbled over 19% since April 18th.

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China’s service PMI gets served, base metals lower

Covid reared its ugly head again on economic data, which saw China’s service PMI contract at its fastest pace since the pandemic.

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April 5, 2022 11:25 PM
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Weekly COT Report: Traders abandon the ruble, flock to gold and silver

Traders continued to pile into long bets on gold and silver last week, whilst offshore ruble speculators seemingly ran for cover.

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Weekly COT Report: NZD flips to net-short as bulls capitulate

Kiwi bulls appeared spooked last week as we saw gross longs closed at their second fastest rate on record.

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Gold outlook 2022: Will precious metals get back on track after a lacklustre 2021?

There are sufficient tailwinds in the global economy and the possibility of further geopolitical tensions to give gold support, but not necessarily drive prices higher...

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December 16, 2021 09:54 AM

Gold and Silver running into resistance. Time for a correction?

The next direction of these precious metals may depend on the inflation readings due out next week

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November 12, 2021 11:41 AM
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Weekly COT Report: Bulls Have All but Abandoned the Swiss Franc

The long / short ratio of bulls to bears on the Swiss franc hit a record low last week, which suggests we may be approaching a sentiment extreme for bearish positioning.

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Coup in Guinea sets up a volatile week for metals - Silver

Disappointing U.S. payroll data, likely reflecting the spread of the delta variant, helped key metal prices rally into the weekend. A military coup in Guinea over the weekend guarantees further volatility for metal’s prices in the week ahead.

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September 5, 2021 09:45 PM
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Which is better to own right now: Silver or Gold?

The Gold/Silver ratio has been relatively rangebound between 62.066 and 85.82 for the last year. But that doesn't mean there aren't opportunities to trade!

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August 23, 2021 12:47 PM
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After a Monday morning flash crash in gold and silver what comes next

A sea of red for commodities into the end of last week following the better than expected non-farm payrolls data that showed the US economy added 943,000 positions in July, up from an upwardly revised 938,000 in June.

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August 8, 2021 06:31 PM

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Gold and Silver bid after FOMC, but how much higher will they go?

Watch for more two-way action as we head into month-end

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July 29, 2021 11:40 AM
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European Open: China GDP Accelerates to Highest on Record

China’s growth more than delivered in Q1 with a rise of 18.3% YoY. Still, it was slightly below expectations but, with number as punchy as these, it will do.

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April 15, 2021 09:21 PM
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Gold and silver Q2 outlook: Will rising inflation support precious metals?

Historically, increased fears over inflation have largely (but not always) been favourable to gold - read on for our take on how it could play out this cycle!

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April 15, 2021 05:46 AM

Silver alert: XAG/USD on the move again

Nope, it’s not a short squeeze this time!

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February 22, 2021 11:18 AM

How to start silver trading: the complete guide to trading silver markets

Silver is a precious metal commodity that is widely used as a hedge against inflation or as a safe haven. Discover how to start silver trading, including what moves the value of silver and how to trade silver futures, spot prices and stocks.

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February 9, 2021 11:05 PM

How to start silver trading: the complete guide to trading silver markets

Silver is a precious metal commodity that is widely used as a hedge against inflation or as a safe haven. Discover how to start silver trading, including what moves the value of silver and how to trade silver futures, spot prices and stocks.

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February 9, 2021 11:05 PM