ETF Investors React to Developing Global Trade War

Investors can take a look at exchange traded fund flows to see how markets respond to the developing global trade war. “Participation through ETFs has trended higher in the last month, aligning with escalation in trade war,” Deutsche Bank’s Chin Okoro and Hallie Martin said in a research note. Over May, ETFs traded $2 trillion, compared to $1.5 trillion in April, with equity volume accounting for $1.7 trillion or 85% of total ETF volumes. As a percentage of total cash market, ETFs made up an average 29% of the combined…

If You’re Buying Silver, Buy PSLV – Sprott Physical Silver Trust (NYSEARCA:PSLV)

If You're Buying Silver, Buy PSLV - Sprott Physical Silver Trust (NYSEARCA:PSLV)

Intro Silver is valued for its high reflectiveness, antibacterial properties, a store of wealth, and its potential to be made in jewelry. Unlike gold, around half of the silver purchased globally is for industrial purposes which does not bode well for this precious metal as many analysts are predicting a slower growth rate. Also, the solar panel industry, which is silver’s fastest growing user, has recently introduced new processes to use less silver in its products ultimately decreasing demand. Right now I am not a buyer of silver, but if…