October 13, 2012 at 15:00 PM EDT
Investing In Silver: The Definitive Guide
Silver has been an important metal for thousands of years, often used as a medium of exchange or jewelry in ancient times. The mineral was traditionally mined alongside copper and lead deposits across the Near East and the Mediterranean around the height of the Roman Empire. After the Spanish conquests of the New World, the focus of the silver market shifted to Latin America and the massive deposits located in Mexico, Bolivia, and most importantly, Peru. Briefly, the U.S. was at one time the world’s largest silver producer thanks to the discovery of a massive silver deposit in Nevada (the Silver State), although this production eventually petered out and Latin American production once again reigned supreme [for more silver news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Ultimate Guide To Silver Investing Monster Gains In 2012: Leveraged Gold vs. Leveraged Silver Top 50 Silver Investing Blogs 3 Countries with Largest Silver Reserves Silver, SLV’s Stealth Rally
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