This article is a follow-up to our last blog which discussed the merits of owning physical gold. Both novices and long-time investors stand to benefit from a review of the basics of owning physical silver. The following list contains some, but not all, of the reasons to buy tangible silver. Some items on the list hold true for any precious metal, others are unique to silver.
Chart courtesy of www.macrotrends.net
For many investors, the gold-to-silver ratio is one of many indicators used to determine the right (or wrong) time to buy or sell their precious metals. Other factors… including economic uncertainty, inflation concerns, fiat currencies and government debt have encouraged millions to invest in gold and silver. Yet to many the gold-to-silver ratio is a vague elusive mystery.