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Silver Prices Today: CFTC Closes Manipulation Case After Five Years – Money Morning

It was a rather quiet week in the silver market. Silver prices dropped about 50 cents an ounce to trade in the $22 an ounce range.

The only real news – major news, that is – in the marketplace was the decision by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to announce that its probe into silver price manipulation by the large Wall Street banks is closed without any action taken. This is after a five-year probe into the workings of the silver market.

Industry Insiders Discuss Where Gold Prices Are Headed and How to Profit – Money Morning

In a week in which the gold price is trading in the $1,335-per-ounce range, all eyes in the gold industry are focused on Denver.

That is the site of the annual Denver Gold Forum, the most prestigious event centered around the world’s largest gold mining companies. The event was held from Sept. 22-25 this year.

What sets this event apart from other events is the participation of nearly all the CEOs of the large gold mining firms along with major gold analysts and institutional investors.

Despite the drop in gold prices so far this year, attendance at the Forum usually falls when gold prices are down, but organizers expected the number of attendees to match or exceed last year’s. This indicates that interest in the sector is still quite high.

Investing in Silver: Why the White Metal Will Continue to Outperform – Money Morning

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Anyone investing in silver last month enjoyed gains as silver exchange-traded funds such as the ETFS Physical Silver Shares Trust (NYSE Arca: SIVR) were among August’s top-performing funds. The funds followed the price of silver upward during the…

How to Buy Physical Silver – Money Morning

If you don’t already know how to buy physical silver, you need to now before it’s all gone…

Even with silver prices down for the year, sales of physical silver have hit record highs. The public has been buying a record amount of silver bullion coins from the U.S. Mint in the first half of 2013, with sales hitting 24.03 million ounces.

The acting director of the Mint, Richard Peterson, said that demand for such coins remains at an “unprecedented level.” He expects record sales for the year overall.

If you want to buy silver bullion coins, act now.

If you want to explore other options, we have a list here of what you should consider. As you bulk up your asset protection strategy, there are a number of ways to include physical silver.

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