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Silver has been steadily climbing the price charts; like gold, silver too has been steadily increasing in value.
Silver prices are affected by a number of factors which can increase or decrease the price of this precious metal, including the demand for silver and the strength of the US dollar. If the value of the US dollar goes down, then the price of silver and other precious metals goes up vis-à-vis when the value of the US dollar goes up, the price of gold and silver decreases. The decrease in the value of the US dollar prompts investors to invest more in gold and silver, which consequently raises metal prices.
Silver prices affect the inflation and deflation of an economy. Investors invest in precious metals such as gold and silver as a hedge against inflation in order to secure their income.
Silver has a chemical symbol of Ag, which has its roots in the Latin word argentum which means 'shining' or 'silver'. Silver, like gold, is one of the best known chemical elements as this versatile precious metal is frequently used to make silver jewelry, and even silver utensils. Silver has several industrial uses as well making silver one of the most sought after precious metals which drive the prices of silver. The steady rise in the prices of silver has induced several investors to invest in this precious commodity.
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**The statements made in this website are opinions and past performance is no indication of future performance or returns. Precious metals, like all investments, carry risk. Precious metals and coins may appreciate, depreciate, or stay the same depending on a variety of factors. LCI cannot guarantee, and makes no representation, that any metals purchased will appreciate at all or appreciate sufficiently to make customers a profit. The decision to purchase or sell precious metals, and which precious metals to purchase or sell, are the customer's decision alone, and purchases and sales should be made subject to the customer's own research, prudence and judgment.