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Is Now a Good Time to Buy Silver? Rick Rule Weighs In – Money Morning

With silver prices down some 30% year-to-date, is now a good time to buy silver?

We at Money Morning love the buying opportunity being presented in the silver market. With a near zero interest policy in the U.S. likely to stay in place for at least a few more years, and global monetary printing presses continuing to run at full speed, precious metals like silver are once again a lucrative, and now much cheaper, asset.

Rick Rule agrees.

Money Morning recently spoke to Rick Rule, president of Sprott Asset Management and founder of Global Resource Investment Ltd., about silver’s decline in 2013 and what investors should do now.

Here’s what he said about if now is a good time to buy silver…

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Silver Prices: The Best is Yet to Come – Money Morning

It’s hard not to get a bit nostalgic about silver prices.

I find myself reminiscing about April 2011 when the white metal ended the month at a sterling $48.70 an ounce after hitting an all-time intraday high of $49.51. That record surpassed the previous high of $49.45 set three decades earlier when the Texan Hunt brothers set out to corner the silver market.

Since the 2011 peak, the S&P has roared higher by some 50%, while the value of silver has tumbled 53%. That’s not nearly as bad as the drop silver experienced between its Hunt brothers induced high on Jan 1, 1980 through its low on June 21, 1982, when silver fell a devastating 90%.

Those declines are a reminder of just how volatile the metal’s price can be. But with great risk comes great reward, and we see record-breaking gains ahead…

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