He points to the fact that historically gold has been worth about 12 to 15 times what silver is worth, but that recently it has been worth roughly 50 times silver's value.
Silver is also the only major commodity not to have reached a new all-time high in the decade-long commodity bull market and is still cheaper than it was 32 years ago.
So it may be worth a look. But since silver is so volatile, wait for a downward spike before initiating or adding to a long position.
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