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December 15, 2021Original Analysis

Silver on Sale: Silver-Gold Ratio Back Above 80:1

The silver-gold ratio has climbed back above 80-1. This has historically signaled silver on sale. As I write this article, the ratio stands at just over 80:1. That means it takes just over 80 ounces of silver to buy an ounce of gold. To put that into perspective, the average in the modern era has […]

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September 22, 2021Key Gold Headlines

Silver-Gold Ratio Opening Up Again

The silver-gold ratio has ballooned again, indicating that silver is once again a bargain buy. During a gold bull market, silver typically outperforms gold. We saw this during the big runup in the price of both metals through the early months of the pandemic. In the third quarter of last year, silver charted its best […]

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May 19, 2020Key Gold Headlines

Silver Joins Gold at the Party

Silver has finally joined gold at the party. In the last week, the price of the white metal has moved up from $15.51 to $17.35. (as I type this on Tuesday morning May 19) That’s an 11.9% increase. With the jump in the price of silver, the silver-gold ratio has dropped from over 113-1 earlier […]

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May 4, 2020Key Gold Headlines

Silver Hasn’t Been This Cheap in 5,000 Years

We have financial records dating back some 5,000 years and in all that time, silver has never been this cheap compared to gold. Kanesh was an important trading hub in the Assyrian empire. The city was located in the middle of what is now Turkey, at the midpoint of the route between the Mediterranean and […]

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February 5, 2020Key Gold Headlines

The Silver-Gold Ratio Is Still Way Out of Whack

The silver-gold ratio has ticked back up to historically high levels of late. As I write this article, the ratio stands at just over 88:1. That means it takes 88 ounces of silver to buy an ounce of gold. To put that into perspective, the average in the modern era has been between 40:1 and […]

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January 29, 2020Original Analysis

Ancient Egypt: Silver to Gold Ratio of 1:1

Many of SchiffGold clients hold silver patiently waiting for a drop in the silver to gold ratio. I am very much one of these patient holders of silver. For those who aren’t familiar, the silver to gold ratio is exactly as it sounds: the price of gold stated in ounces of silver. Today the silver […]

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