SLV - iShares Silver Trust

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
15.69
+0.19 (+1.26%)
As of 3:52PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous close15.50
Open15.61
Bid0.00 x 1400
Ask0.00 x 1000
Day's range15.60 - 15.72
52-week range14.44 - 17.14
Volume6,511,873
Avg. volume7,996,445
Net assets5.19B
NAV15.43
PE ratio (TTM)3.58
Yield0.00%
YTD return-3.81%
Beta (3y)0.52
Expense ratio (net)0.50%
Inception date2006-04-21
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  • How Economic Numbers and the US Dollar Downplayed Precious Metals
    Market Realist6 hours ago

    How Economic Numbers and the US Dollar Downplayed Precious Metals

    The US Dollar Index (or DXY), which prices the dollar against a basket of six major world currencies, was up 0.36% on the day, and it’s risen almost 3.3% in the last month. The US dollar (UUP) remains a core determinant for gold and other precious metals. During the last month, gold and silver have fallen 2.5% and 1.4%, respectively.

  • US Dollar at a 5-Month High, Gold at 5-Month Low
    Market Realist2 days ago

    US Dollar at a 5-Month High, Gold at 5-Month Low

    Besides overall market volatility, the most important determinant of precious metal prices, especially gold’s (IAU) (SLV), is the US dollar. As gold prices reached a five-month low, the US dollar reached a five-month high against a basket of six major world currencies. The US dollar (UUP), as represented by the DXY Currency Index, has risen ~3.6% over the last month.

  • Is a Rebound in the Cards for Gold?
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Is a Rebound in the Cards for Gold?

    Ray Dalio Is Holding on to Gold: Are You? After the massive slump in gold prices as US Treasury yields rose, the trading range for gold seems to have corrected lower. The relative strength index for gold has also fallen considerably to 28.2, which suggests that there could soon be a revival in the price of gold.

  • Your first trade for Thursday, May 17
    CNBC7 days ago

    Your first trade for Thursday, May 17

    The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  • What Sparked Precious Metals’ Revival
    Market Realist10 days ago

    What Sparked Precious Metals’ Revival

    All four precious metals appreciated on May 10, as forecast by RSI (relative strength index) scores the previous day. Gold rose 0.73% to $1,320.80 per ounce. Silver rose ~1.4% to $16.70, platinum rose 0.98% to $926.50, and palladium rose 2.4% to $1,002. Technicals and macroeconomic events boosted precious metals.

  • How Are Miners’ Correlations Moving in May?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    How Are Miners’ Correlations Moving in May?

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: New Gold (NGD), Newmont Mining (NEM), Hecla Mining (HL), and Kinross Gold (KGC). For the most part, mining stocks move in tandem with gold prices. Among these four miners, Newmont has shown the highest correlation with gold this year, while Hecla has shown the lowest correlation.

  • A Quick Look at the Technicals of the 4 Precious Metals
    Market Realist14 days ago

    A Quick Look at the Technicals of the 4 Precious Metals

    Gold’s price dipped 0.13% to $1,312.8 per ounce on May 9. The fall in gold was extended for a number of reasons, including a decrease in overall volatility and rising US Treasury rates. We’ll discuss these factors at length in the next few articles.

  • The Correlation of Miners over the Last Few Years
    Market Realist20 days ago

    The Correlation of Miners over the Last Few Years

    In this final part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), New Gold (NGD), and Newmont Mining (NEM). For the most part, mining stocks move with gold prices. Among these four miners, Newmont has shown the highest correlation with gold this year, while B2Gold has the lowest correlation year-to-date.

  • A Quick Look at the Relationship between Gold and Silver
    Market Realist23 days ago

    A Quick Look at the Relationship between Gold and Silver

    Silver has fallen 4.3% in the past week, and gold has fallen 2.3% during the same timeframe. Movements in gold and silver are reflected in the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU) and the iShares Silver Trust ETF (SLV). IAU and SLV were down 0.32% and 0.19%, respectively, on April 26. The comparative performances of these metals can be seen via the gold-silver ratio, which is a measure of the number of silver ounces it takes to invest in a single ounce of gold.

  • All 4 Precious Metals in the Red: Is There Hope for Revival?
    Market Realist23 days ago

    All 4 Precious Metals in the Red: Is There Hope for Revival?

    Precious metals had yet another down day on Wednesday, slumping for the second day in a row. Gold was down 0.77% on Wednesday to close at $1,321.2 an ounce. It touched its lowest mark of $1,320, and its RSI level was at 48.6. The implied volatility in gold remained at 10.3%. Silver was also down 1.2%. Silver’s losses have exceeded gold’s losses in the last few days. The RSI level for silver was at 53.3, and its volatility was at 17.1%.

  • Precious Metals Bled on Monday: Why?
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Precious Metals Bled on Monday: Why?

    The last few days have been choppy for precious metals. On Monday, April 23, gold futures for April expiration fell 1.1% and closed at $1,322.50 per ounce. Its RSI (relative strength index) level fell to 45, and its implied volatility was 11.2%. Silver slumped more than gold, falling a whopping 3.4% and ending the day at $16.60 per ounce. The RSI for silver was 54.6, and its implied volatility was 20.2%.

  • The 3 Top Silver ETFs
    Motley Foollast month

    The 3 Top Silver ETFs

    These exchange-traded funds offer two very different ways to get exposure to silver in your investment portfolio.

  • How Gold and Silver Performed amid Geopolitical Tensions
    Market Realistlast month

    How Gold and Silver Performed amid Geopolitical Tensions

    The past one month has been good for precious metals with the exception of platinum. Gold, silver, and palladium have increased a whopping 3%, 6.4%, and 4.4%, respectively, during the last 30 trading days. Platinum has dropped about 0.97% during the same timeframe.

  • Why Silver ETFs May Outshine Gold ETFs
    Zackslast month

    Why Silver ETFs May Outshine Gold ETFs

    Inside the recent rise of silver ETFs and its likely precedence over gold ETFs.

  • How Precious Metals and Miners Moving in April?
    Market Realistlast month

    How Precious Metals and Miners Moving in April?

    Precious metals had another up day as gold futures for April expiration rose 0.48% on Friday, April 13, closing at $1,344.80 per ounce. Silver rose 1.1%, ending the day at $16.60 per ounce.

  • How Fall of the Dollar Is Impacting Precious Metals and Miners
    Market Realistlast month

    How Fall of the Dollar Is Impacting Precious Metals and Miners

    One of the market indicators for gold that has been consistently playing a significant role in the determination of the directional move for precious metals is the US dollar, depicted by the Dollar Index (or DXY). The other three precious metals have fallen. The above chart shows the inverse relationship between the dollar and VXY over the past month. The relationship between precious metals (IAU) (SLV) and the US dollar (UUP) remains negative.

  • What Lies Ahead for Precious Metal ETFs?
    Zackslast month

    What Lies Ahead for Precious Metal ETFs?

    A comparison of four popular precious metal ETFs and the latest trends in the space.

  • How Is the Dollar Affecting Precious Metals?
    Market Realistlast month

    How Is the Dollar Affecting Precious Metals?

    The US dollar, depicted by the DXY Currency Index, was down 0.30% on Monday, April 9. The US dollar and gold tend to be inversely related to each other. The below chart shows the relationship between gold (IAU) (SLV) and the US dollar over the past one month.

  • Are US-China Jitters Affecting Precious Metals?
    Market Realistlast month

    Are US-China Jitters Affecting Precious Metals?

    Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium increased 0.33%, 1%, 2.4%, and 4.2%, respectively, on Monday. Gold futures for April expiration were trading at $1,336.3 an ounce on Monday, April 9. The volatility in gold was at 10.4%, while its RSI level was at 59.7. Silver futures for April expiration closed at $16.5 per ounce. Silver’s volatility was at 17.4% and its RSI level was at 58. Platinum and palladium were at $933.9 and $933.5 an ounce, respectively. These two metals are once again at the same level, so it will be interesting to see which one picks up from here.

  • MarketWatchlast month

    Gold scores back-to-back bounce, buoyed by geopolitical tensions

    Gold prices climb Monday, for a second session in a row, as U.S. tensions with Russia and China raise haven demand for the metal.

  • Why Gold Is Performing Better than Silver
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Gold Is Performing Better than Silver

    When considering the performance of precious metals and precious metal mining companies, it’s important to analyze their interrelationship by way of ratios. There has been a significant up-and-down movement in the precious metals since the beginning of 2018. Silver has been weak compared to gold over the past few months.

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    Gold notches daily, weekly gain as trade jitters roil stocks, dollar

    Gold futures on Friday log a daily and weekly gain on the back of U.S.-China trade-war jitters, which flared up late Thursday and roiled global stocks, driving investors into assets perceived as havens....

  • Is Gold Still Taking Cues from Downturn in Equities?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Is Gold Still Taking Cues from Downturn in Equities?

    Gold and silver have seen positive yields over the past five trading days. Gold has increased about 0.59% and silver has risen a marginal 0.2% on a five-day trailing basis. The rise in these two precious metals could have also been due to the drop in global equities after the trade war fears deepened.

  • The Interrelation of Gold and Silver: Reading the Spreads
    Market Realist2 months ago

    The Interrelation of Gold and Silver: Reading the Spreads

    All These Are Playing Gold: Are You? When considering the performance of precious metals and precious metal mining companies, it’s important to analyze their interrelationship by way of spread measures. There has been a significant up-down movement in precious metals since the beginning of 2018.

  • We're bullish on gold for the first time in five years, Goldman Sachs analysts say
    CNBC2 months ago

    We're bullish on gold for the first time in five years, Goldman Sachs analysts say

    Goldman Sachs is expecting gold to "outperform" over the coming months.