Gold & Silver Hold the Line

Gold has made it back into the safe 900s and Silver is attempting another run toward $15.

The HUI index which monitors gold mining companies has now hit a 7 month high:

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To look at an example of how well silver mining stocks have done since silver bottomed out, please see below the chart of Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW), a Canadian silver miner:

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The stock has tripled over the past 5 months.

The relatively low trading volume coupled with good performance is a likely indicator for smart money buying in.

I still like silver here and I still like gold here…


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