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Saturday, October 13, 2012
What Form of Silver is Best to Hold?
"We talk a lot about the importance of owning precious metals… and often for the sake of convenience, we lump gold and silver together in the same category. But while the two share similar characteristics as excellent inflation hedges and stores of value, silver has unique fundamentals worth considering. For starters, while the entire gold market is small, the silver market is even smaller. This means that, in a boom, silver is going to rise more rapidly than gold. In a bust, silver is going to drop more rapidly. This gives silver an interesting edge as a speculation. And one way to play this is to buy specific types of silver whose premiums soar during financial panics..."