Gold Silver Ratio

The gold silver ratio is frequently analyzed by investors, traders and speculators. These people use it to determine which metal is overvalued. Precious metal enthusiasts are familiar with the gold silver ratio, but most casual investors are baffled by the term and what it means.

Take a look at an interview video from one of the silver experts, David Morgan.

Simply put, the gold silver ratio tells how many ounces of silver it would take to buy a single ounce of gold. Traditionally, the gold silver ratio was used by governments to determine the ratio of gold coins minted to silver coins minted. The first US gold/silver ratio was set by the government in 1792. Fifteen ounces of silver coin could be minted for every one ounce of silver. That means the gold silver ratio was 15:1. The ratio has occasionally Continue reading