Friday , 17 November 2017


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Silver: What Makes It So Special?

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In today's infographic, which is Part 3 of the series, (see Part 1 HERE which showed silver's rich history) & Part 2 HERE which illustrated the supply and geological fundamentals) we cover the demand and uses for the world's most versatile metal. Learn how much silver is used for industrial purposes, investment, jewelry, and what trends could shape the future.

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Silver Presents A “Golden” Investment Opportunity – Here’s Why

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Silver has a reputation for being gold’s less desirable sister, but make no mistake, silver may still be a golden opportunity to invest in. Silver's use is already very prevalent in the photography, consumer electronics, medical, and high tech industries and a major consumer of silver in the future will be the green technology sector in products such as solar cells and batteries.

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The Silver Series (Part 2): Supply & Demand

10 Ounce Silver Bullion Bars

Of the 1040.6 million troy oz of silver produced in 2011, 84% was used in over 10,000 modern industrial applications (16% used as an investment) of which approx. 33% was used in the traditional forms of fabrication such as jewelry, coins, medals, and silverware with the remaining 66% actually being consumed. While the actual amount is unknown, some experts believe as much as 90-95% of all the silver ever mined has been ‘lost’ to landfills. For this reason, there is likely less silver available above ground than gold (98% of all gold is accounted for today). For more interesting information regarding the supply of, and demand for, silver please refer to the infographic below.

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The Top 10 Silver Producing Countries & Companies – and Investment Options

Silver has been an important metal for thousands of years, often used as a medium of exchange or jewelry in ancient times....Today, silver still finds its way into jewelry and coins but it is now also a key ingredient in many ‘modern’ applications as well....Due to this multitude of uses the metal has continued to be a popular investable asset...[as well] as a store of value and an inflation hedge. Below are a list of the top 10 silver producing countries, the top 10 silver producing companies and a definitive guide as to the multiple options of investing in the metal. Words: 2091

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