"The most common method of trading the ratio is that of hedging a long position in one metal with a short position in the other. For example, if the ratio is at historically high levels and investors anticipate a decline in the ratio that would reflect a decline in the price of gold relative to the price of silver , investors should simultaneously buy silver while selling short an equivalent amount of gold , looking to realize a net profit from a relatively better price performance of silver compared to that of gold ."
(source: Investopedia https://www.investopedia.com/articles/in...)
Below Gold/silver ratio marking 29th Sept 2008 as the most recent peak at 88% same as today. I've added the same date both in #gold and #silver to show that 29th of Sept 2008 is the dip before skyrocketing. IMHO today's cause for such high ratio is not the same as in 2008. IMHO 2007-2008 Financial Crisis created a distortion that need to be taken into consideration.
Since 2011 Gold lost 45% whilst Silver 70%. More ounces of Silver are required to buy Gold but why? Today Gold is up 94% and Silver 73% from last time their ratio hit such an high level.
GOLD/SILVER RATIO https://www.investopedia.com/terms/g/gol...
TRADING THE GOLD-SILVER RATIO https://www.investopedia.com/articles/tr...
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