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The Gold/Silver Ratio - Mike Maloney & David Morgan

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MORE: https://goldsilver.com/blog/silver-summit-2016-bonus-features/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=card&utm_campaign=silversummitbonusytvideo Mike Maloney and David Morgan explain the gold/silver ratio: where it’s been historically, where it is today, and what it tells us about the future of the silver price. If you enjoyed watching this video, be sure to check out the Hidden Secrets of Money website at https://www.hiddensecretsofmoney.com/. It’s a world-leading educational series by Mike Maloney, the bestselling author of the Guide to Investing in Gold & Silver. As Mike explains in the series and his book, we live in an economic system that is made complicated by design. Basically, it’s set up so most people don’t even try to understand it. In Mike’s videos, he breaks down these concepts using easy-to-follow analogies, real pages from history, and animations that tie it all together. And be sure to follow Mike on social media to stay up to date on his latest news and posts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialMikeMaloney/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mike_maloney Mike Maloney is also the founder of GoldSilver.com (http://tinyurl.com/jlypdzc), which was one of the first websites ever to sell bullion online. It is well known for outstanding customer service and its competitive prices. If you’re a fan of Mike’s YouTube channel and need help buying gold and silver, his team is standing by to answer all your questions and make it easy. You can find out more at http://tinyurl.com/jlypdzc.
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TheCoingeek (2 years ago)
This means silver just might be the most undervalued asset in the world today.
sQuarebrad (2 years ago)
TheCoingeek
pmafterdark (2 years ago)
Obviously you didn't understand my comment. I was replying to the previous posters comment regarding the dollar, NOT silver.
Michael F (2 years ago)
That's such a ridiculous statement....if silver is so worthless why is it so widely used in electronics and a whole host of devices in industry? Last time I checked computers, radar, solar panels weren't free or called a worthless debt instrument.
pmafterdark (2 years ago)
Perceived asset. In reality just an intrinsically worthless debt instrument.
utahnate (2 months ago)
Silver lost it’s monetary value once central banks came into being. It was used traditionally for smaller transactions. Once the need for that went away with paper currency backed by gold, silver lost its monetary role. And unfortunately that’s likely never going to change.
robert20351 (1 year ago)
So a 9:1 ratio would be for every 900 oz of silver you should have 1 oz of gold? If time is of the essence I'd say a 5:1 ratio might be a little bit more practical on a budget. 500 oz per 1 oz of gold. Not a bad goal
Steve Haigh (2 years ago)
hi mike, i love your channel, thanks. i have most of my money in 401k and as far as i know, the only way i can get into PMs is via funds and efts, like IAU. what do you think about buying IAU and SLV?
Sang3ETA (2 years ago)
Silver stopped being money because they literally found mountains of it in Mexico and they would have been the wealthiest nation on earth! If you read the mining reports of the primary silver miners you'll see the gold silver ratio is more like 80:1
C Corm (2 years ago)
Checkout the GDX/GLD, GLD/S&P, GDX/S&P , UUP/S&P ratios! Wow! Note 2007 -2009 crash ! Where do you want to be ?
Michele De Luca (2 years ago)
buying gold,silver is not investing it s trading, u give currencies and u get money(gold/silver) or viceversa... this is not benefitting the society at all, not benefitting the whole economy at all. we have to invest in people,good people,honest people!!! if we miss this concept nothing will improve.. just imagine if everybody will buy and sell gold instead of invest in companies.. how good companies will get money?!?
Mang Shawn (2 years ago)
Hey Mike thanks for all of your videos. I just wanted to say that it would only take 10 million people investing less than $2000 a year at the current prices to wipe out the yearly annual production of both gold and silver. 10 million people is roughly .00133333% of the worlds population thus they could be the new elite if they actually stick to buying up all of the worlds yearly gold and silver production. Just my theory and thoughts, what would you have to say about it. Hope you are in good health, and yes i buy both gold and silver and am every increasing my supply based on when the price goes up or down. Oh, and just one more statistic. Last year Starbucks took in $3 billion more in sales that it would have cost to purchase the worlds gold and silver annual production supply. There is a reason why these metals are called precious metals but very few people really understand how valuable they can be for us.
Mang Shawn (2 years ago)
Didier deNice Except bananas are not money 💰 big difference.
Mang Shawn (2 years ago)
Didier deNice Except bananas are not money 💰 big difference.
Clint Pot (2 years ago)
And diamonds should be a different price than they are too, but they are much more expensive than they naturally would be because of human social/political interference. Isn't the more important question 'what is the ratio that the government in your country will allow for gold/silver?'
Heeran (2 years ago)
Mike, thank you so much for all of the education you provide
Walter gomes (2 years ago)
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Christian Andersen (2 years ago)
Am i the only one that notices their hair is also gold, and silver? o.o
bd flavors (2 years ago)
I buy gold and silver, and I'm overweight silver right now. my concern is, if I'm right, how will I cash out? if silver goes through the roof what will I sell it for? devalued dollars? I can't wrap my brain around the end game. I want to get rid of cash for real money, but when I want to cash in my real money, what will I exchange it for????
Walter gomes (2 years ago)
www.thismightbeofinterest.com/waltergomes
uawsux (2 years ago)
Stop the bullshit go to the source the best the very best Merrill Jenkins.... Edwin Vieira ....Rodger Sherman... Benjamin Franklin ...Benjamin Franklin warned you of the Jew who are not Jews but bloodthirsty asiatics John 8:44.... white people are not Caucasians this is a lie...white people did not come from Eastern Europe white people did not come from Asia across the caucus mountains through the caucus pass you are not Caucasian stop the bullshit...
uawsux (2 years ago)
Mike Maloney is telling you wrong on Bitcoin Mike Maloney come out tell the truth Mike tell the truth stop your bullshit about Bitcoin...
Silver Kook (2 years ago)
Jump on it before it vanishes
Silver Kook (2 years ago)
That it's a bullshit coin?
uawsux (2 years ago)
https://srsroccoreport.com/pilgrims-society-takeover-of-bitcoin-the-high-tech-monetary-booby-trap-has-been-set/
lilbromarky must have eaten paint chips as a kid. because his logic makes no sense. We already know it's being manipulated. We also know Silver also has more industrial uses than gold. What we don't know is why your mom couldn't have swallowed you and saved the rest of us from her moronic off spring. ugentic laws can't come fast enough.
Vampire_born_in_2006 (2 years ago)
Gold must be more expensive, because it doesn't tarnish. They are not overvalued too much. Most of people would rather take a bar of hersheys of same weight as bar of silver
XOLE (2 years ago)
Gold up cause usd/jpy is now down. Gold is not gold...its a deravative with the name gold. But it has nothing to do with gold. Thats why you buy physical low and give the market the finger and just laugh....You just screwed the screwed system in place of manipulating the price of the hard asset. U win they loose. Its an asset. Its yours. Its solid. Its constitutes time effort and money in raw form. Just like a house a forest a 70s car, its your hard asset and will always be there and your kids. Wealth is not digits in the bank. Wealth is your hard assets not retained by others.
Silver the most undervalued asset on the planet. My personal opinion is Silver is worth in US dollars $150.00 an oz
Vampire_born_in_2006 (2 years ago)
most of people will take a snickers bar rather than than a silver bar of same size, how is silver undervalued.
My3dviews 💩💩💩
My3dviews (2 years ago)
Okay, I will sell you all of my silver for $140 per oz.  :-)
TheFaceless Men (2 years ago)
For Silver set your chart price levels to increments of $1.11 $2.22 or $4.44 or $8.88... brings out all the support resistance levels very clearly. Charts Here https://twitter.com/TheFacelessmen/status/821465657640222720
tecomaster1 (2 years ago)
Gold and Silver have been real money going back thousands of years. If there is so much of an abundance of silver sitting around why did they take it out of our coins back in the 1960's? I wonder what the price of gold/silver would be with hundreds of trillions of derivatives priced into the picture?
Joseph Boudreau (2 years ago)
Yes, it really is different this time! It's not just gold and silver that's got my attention. Uranium, lithium and graphite have excellent potential as well. Would you agree that diversifying with junior miners for the little guy like me is a good thing. Silver's my favorite and owning some physical is a wise idea. Just look at Venezuela. Nice to see the two of you together again. All the best, Joe
Hany A (2 years ago)
or.. gold could be so much over-valued...
modelmark (2 years ago)
The fact that the presence between gold and silver in the ground has a certain value, does not mean their price should have the same ratio. The ratio with plutonium is even more lopsided, does not mean the price should have the same ratio. Some things are just useless. How much Livermorium is their in the earth's crust? Not a lot likely. But no reason for it to command a high price on the market.
David Harford (2 years ago)
If as Mike says nowadays silver is a byproduct of mining other stuff "Essentially free", and that gold and silver are currently not used as money. Does the ratio actually matter? Or (given all other things equal and minus manipulation) would a sensible ratio be something like 20:1 or 30:1? I just can't imagine any scenario where it gets down to 10:1
laettis (2 years ago)
Even though people here wish to see both gold and silver skyrocket in terms of $'s there really is only one reason to hold these two metals; They are bulletproof insurance to the madness of governments around the world who have overdosed on printing money out of thin air and issuing ever increasing loads of debt. Beside this there really is no reason to invest in gold and silver(other than collectibles of course). Unfortunately, we are at the crossroads in history where not having a small amount, in fact, any amount, invested in gold or silver as very ignorant.
Trumps going to lower the corporate tax rate so corporations can bring there money back here. Can anyone here say inflation. And inflation always good for pm's.
Juiceboxx TM (2 years ago)
These 2 are an amazing combination explaining the PM space. Really enjoy listening to them educating the public.
Mark Anthony (2 years ago)
1:04 Mike Maloney you know better than that. Just because there is 9 times more gold than silver mineable does not mean that DEMAND for Gold and Silver is equal. You are assuming demand for gold and silver are the same and they are not. I'm so tired of hearing this nonsense from the silver community. The price of silver is what is what it is today because of supply and demand. There is no phantom price. Get over it.
James Dean (1 year ago)
he didn't imply that - he implied through a few different statements that the monetary usage in the past in a given region would put demand/supply at around 9:1 in some places, 4:1 in china, 5:1 in egypt, etc.. and that, in a free market system of trading with gold/silver/etc they would find their natural 'value' in purchasing power in a ratio that roughly equaled supply - because demand for monetary metal was agnostic - did not matter whether it was silver or gold - the purchasing power reflected the relative supply.
22utoo (2 years ago)
+lilbromarky1 Cool.  I may come back to comment here again, I had something else to say but forgot for now..
Mark Anthony (2 years ago)
22utoo. I agree with you that the scenario you proposed for silver rising dramatically is totally plausible and valid. That is a great reason to own silver.
22utoo (2 years ago)
You're very right on this, for some reason silver is not as much in demand. When the silver/gold inflation story was ripe a few years ago, silver neared $50/ounce and since then price has dropped, then again silver is supposedly the more volatile of the two, meaning it falls harder than gold and that is true. The thing with gold is, big financial institutions and investors buy gold instead of silver because IF they are wanting to hold it physically which I assume they would, otherwise why invest in a tangible asset, then they would need tremendous space to store all that silver and so the costs of holding silver would actually more expensive than gold. That's why the smart money holds gold. However when and if the general public actually follow the smart money which we saw a case of a few years ago nearing $50 / ounce, and if all the people in the world due to the internet being available everywhere and news reaching all corners in a few minutes, were to get into silver, then it would spike dramatically. Why? Because regular investors or working people don't have much to buy gold, they'd buy silver and that's where the magic MAY happen in terms of price. If anyone has a rebuttal or counter argument to this please reply because that would be constructive and we can learn from one another, without getting into a shitfest, keep it focused, thanks.
Mark Anthony (2 years ago)
It doesnt matter what the demand is according to silver pundits. There's 9 times as much silver as gold in the earth's crust so the price of gold should be 9 times that of silver. Hey in other news, I have a one of a kind piece of art that I created. Since there is only 1 of this artwork in the entire universe the value is 1 million kajillion dollars. Nevermind the fact that no one wants to buy it.
Ross Galbraith (2 years ago)
If the naturally occurring gold to silver ratio is 9:1, why is it assumed that silver is undervalued with respect to gold? Why can we not say that gold is overvalued with respect to silver? Since silver is now around $17/oz., could we not say that the true price of gold should be $153/oz.? Whenever I hear this ratio argument explaining why silver should be trading at a higher price, it is always assumed that the baseline price for gold is correct, not the other way around, or even some value between the two. Unless and until there is a true free market in the metals, we don't know what they should be trading for anyhow.
SuperiorSeven (2 years ago)
Because in order for gold to be where it is there needs to be mutual buying and selling at that price. If the price of gold goes down and people refuse to sell at that price, yet demand stays stable or rises, the price will find equilibrium. Supply and demand. This especially applies to tangible commodities. The same applies to silver. Half of it is used in industry. In the other half of supply every coin has 300 people laying claim to it. Currently there is this phenomenon of buying and selling a virtual piece of silver. This skews the price to the downside as it gives the illusion that there is 300x more silver in existence. What if 300 people had a paper claim to one house? It is obviously a sign that it is undervalued in the tangible sense. As they said, the precious metals market is small with much room for potential bidders.
Alex Hodge (2 years ago)
It costs over $1000/oz to pull gold out of the ground. That's why it isn't worth $153/oz, and never will be again. Your argument is absurd.
silkhead44 (2 years ago)
the world's population has doubled since the early 70's
My3dviews (2 years ago)
The problem is that much of the world's population growth are by third world countries, whose people can't afford precious metals.  People who can barely afford to buy food aren't' buying gold coins.
MacsHeadroom Show (2 years ago)
Ya i dont hear anyone chatt about how pop growth effects the scarcity of the pms, if pop doubles so should price of pms
A.S.A (2 years ago)
Superb points.
TheSolesOfTheWorld (2 years ago)
mike what is that book in front of you "second chance"?
TheSolesOfTheWorld (2 years ago)
+GoldSilver (w/ Mike Maloney)​ thanks! Ill check it out
That's David's new book. I was visiting him at his stand when this was filmed.
Caleb Ramirez (2 years ago)
I'm only 25 years old. Let the manipulation continue!
Samson X (1 year ago)
Caleb Ramirez+ Hell yeah! I hope the banksters can the price of silver low for at least two more years.
Caleb Ramirez (2 years ago)
DuncanL7979 As much as I can with this current price fixing.
DuncanL7979 (2 years ago)
How many ounces you stacking bruv?
Augvald (2 years ago)
Do_loop...
Silver Kook (2 years ago)
You all need to check the real price on the Debt Clock
James Dean (1 year ago)
it's worse than that - if it wasn't fiat you would not be required to use it - fiat is 'by decree' - in other words, you MUST use it to pay taxes and fees to the 'gubmint'. The fact that it's backed by nothing is adding insult to injury. Crypto is not backed by anything either, but with bitcoin there will NEVER be more than 21 million units. Thus it can serve as a store of value if people keep using it to exchange for goods/services/labor. PMs are the ultimate form of value storage, but not really very portable compared to BTC.
Trung nguyen thanh (2 years ago)
http://www.usdebtclock.org/gold-precious-metals.html $ 8930 / oz
R R (2 years ago)
NBF1865 I agree. Fiat currency is the mechanism by which the ones in power/the controllers steal wealth from the people with inflation and taxes. Fiat currency is a piece of paper backed by nothing (FAITH??)
The queen of psakidity (2 years ago)
And thats just m1 money supply.
My3dviews (2 years ago)
+NBF1865  Yes, I know all about fiat currencies and how they work.  Doesn't change my answer in my previous comment.  The debt clock amount shown is a ratio and is not meant to be taken as the current value in dollars of silver or gold or any other thing listed.  As long as you can go to a store and buy food or a car or an ounce of gold with dollars, then dollars have value.  If you don't like fiat currency I will take it off your hands for the value of the paper that it's printed on, if you like.  LOL
Adegboyega Oduyemi (2 years ago)
Hmm... Silver eh?..
My3dviews (2 years ago)
bee

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