Useful Assessment of What’s Happening in Silver

Jesse’s Cafe Americain offers a helpful assessment of the different forces at play in the physical and paper silver market. To what degree can retail investors put pressure on physical silver market such that the paper market is overwhelmed?

Apmex CEO explains why silver sales were halted over the weekend.

Meanwhile, this morning silver prices get pushed back down in the paper market, while the premium for physical metal remains.

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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