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Could Silver “Do a Palladium”?

Could Silver “Do a Palladium”?

Palladium was manipulated for years. It had the largest short position relative to its size, while physical demand rose inversely to decreasing supply. In 2018, demand became so large that it overwhelmed the shorts. Physical palladium could not meet the market’s needs and prices exploded. Shorts eventually decreased their positions until they got to a more sustainable level. For many years, the platinum/palladium ratio, shown on proprietary charts, averaged 2.4 to 1 in favor of platinum, stretched as high as 5:1 in 2009, but then collapsed for a decade into 2020, to where 1 ounce of palladium would buy 5 ounces of platinum! Today, much like what was the case with […]

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