Silver News: A Closer Look at White Metals

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Written by Mike Hammer

Silver is part of the “white metals” family, metals which don’t have a specific color tint to the human eye.  Gold, for example, looks distinctly yellow, and regular steel has a very pale blue tint.  White metals run from stainless steel and silver on the affordable end to palladium and white gold on the expensive end.

Understanding what retail jewelry shoppers are choosing in the white metal category gives valuable hints to whether silver demand is supporting price – or falling away. In today’s featured article, Jeweller Magazine looks at current trends in white metals and what they might mean for the silver market.

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About the author

Mike Hammer

Mike Hammer has had a wide-ranging career, with trading and investing as continuing themes. Mike graduated with a business degree and spent years as a financial advisor, before moving to New York and to pursue a career in IT and education. For more than a decade Mike has been working with the Adam Mesh Trading Group as a stock market and commodities mentor. He’s trained over 200 individuals, spoken at several national conventions, and is a frequent contributor to educational webinars.

Mike writes The Gold Enthusiast daily newsletter, runs the Golden Hammer trading service, and participates in the Mesh Private Portfolio. He also keeps a position in international education which keeps him in touch with "the student mindset".

Mike focuses on the precious metals markets, the energy industry, and the financial sector. His motto is "Plan your trade, then trade your plan!"

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