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SIL Global X Silver Miners ETF


Global Silver Miner Exposure

Silver benefits from its attractiveness as an investment asset – serving as a potential hedge against inflation and sovereign currency risk – and also from its many industrial applications. Given the fixed cost nature of the mining industry, silver miners can enjoy a rapid improvement in profitability in a rising price environment, and the reverse is true under a falling price environment. With the Global X Silver Miners ETF, investors have access to a broad range of silver mining companies that all stand to benefit from the potential of rising silver prices. Due to significant barriers to entry in the silver mining industry, existing silver miners have a first-mover advantage – in 2013, the majority of supply increases came from existing mining companies that expanded their operations to meet increased demand. In addition, holding a basket of global silver miners helps reduce single-company risk, contributes geographical diversification to a portfolio and could potentially provide additional income through dividends.

Investment Demand and Industrial Use

   * Total Identifiable investment demand, (physical bar investment, coins,and silver ETF inventory), rose from 188.6 M oz. (Million Oz) in 2011, to 247.2 M oz. in 2013, increasing by 14.5% per year (Silver Institute, 2014*).
   * Demand & Supply Gap: The gap between the global demand for silver and its supply from mining increased from 145.7 M oz. in 2009 to 261.5M oz. in 2013. Since mining is the main source of silver supply, bridging this gap would require an increase in investment towards the exploration of new mines (Silver Institute 2014).
   * Robust growth in emerging market economies (Future of Silver Industrial Demand, 2011 & Silver Institute 2014).

Miners vs. Physical Silver Investment

   * Avoid Additional Costs - Investment in physical silver involves additional delivery, storage and insurance costs that may reduce returns. (All ETFs are subject to management fees and expenses. Brokerage transaction fees may apply if brokerage services are used)
   * Taxation - Investments in physically-backed precious metals ETFs are taxed as collectables at ordinary income rates under U.S. tax laws. Investments in commodities futures ETFs are given a hybrid treatment where 60% of gains are taxed at long-term rates and 40% are taxed as short - profits subject to ordinary income tax rate rates. In contrast, the Global X Silver Miners ETF does not invest in physical silver or silver futures and therefore receives a tax treatment similar to equity investments.

Welcome to the SIL board. This is an ETF that is made up of the Silver Miners.

Potential here is Awesome. Great 401k Addition, or Trade.





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#114   Unfinished Business Pro-Life 02/04/18 11:52:43 PM
#113   Headed up... Pro-Life 09/05/17 10:27:31 PM
#112   Ahhh... LOL... ooooops... possible but just another buying Pro-Life 08/07/17 09:31:29 PM
#111   You do know I was talking about spot. JohnCM 08/07/17 08:42:36 PM
#110   Never... Pro-Life 08/07/17 07:38:03 PM
#109   Do we see 15's again? JohnCM 08/07/17 07:23:57 PM
#108   Basing... ready for the monster mash!!! Collecting mode!!! Pro-Life 08/07/17 06:45:28 PM
#107   What is up with the silver miners? JohnCM 08/07/17 06:29:50 PM
#106   Silver Flash Smash was a 'Glitch'- SKG Comment LMAO!!! Pro-Life 07/07/17 11:11:23 AM
#105   Broke support... Pro-Life 07/07/17 11:10:41 AM
#104   Have we marked a triple bottom here??? Pro-Life 07/06/17 07:44:31 PM
#103   Still in go mode... waiting for beast mode. Pro-Life 06/21/17 02:27:09 PM
#102   This sector is in go mode... Pro-Life 04/18/17 09:22:59 PM
#101   Metals & Mining Analysts' Ratings & Estimates - Juniors Pro-Life 02/27/17 03:29:17 PM
#100   Price is under the daily MA200... must be Pro-Life 02/26/17 04:53:25 PM
#99   The Ice-Nine Lockdown Pro-Life 02/09/17 10:01:46 PM
#98   Nice pull back to hit this week or next cowboyinvestor69 01/11/17 03:02:06 PM
#97   Silver bells ring in the holidays: Pro-Life 12/25/16 04:17:14 AM
#96   IT’S OVER. Jim Sinclair (markets completely explained, LISTEN) Pro-Life 12/10/16 11:23:01 PM
#95   Deutsche Bank Provides "Smoking Gun" Proof Of Massive Pro-Life 12/10/16 11:18:18 PM
#94   It will be what would happen to election eddyimano 11/06/16 01:59:14 PM
#93   Metals coming into high season... looking for upward pressure. Pro-Life 11/06/16 08:31:36 AM
#92   I have never paid attention. Thanks for eddyimano 09/06/16 11:55:01 AM
#91   Precious/semi-precious metals have risen to the top of Pro-Life 09/06/16 09:51:00 AM
#90   I saw your messages. I don't understand eddyimano 09/06/16 09:48:03 AM
#89   If SIL is silver miners 3x leverage, I eddyimano 09/06/16 09:44:43 AM
#87   SVCMF, this stock is hot lately. What eddyimano 08/04/16 04:16:57 PM
#86   Gold And Silver Smell Central Bank Blood Pro-Life 07/19/16 05:56:45 AM
#85   Yep, and just off the highs for the year... Pro-Life 07/10/16 09:43:34 AM
#84   Any doubts left about the $SILVER bull??? It's on!!! Pro-Life 06/11/16 09:51:20 AM
#83   $USD tanks hard... Gold/Silver power ahead yesterday... Pro-Life 06/04/16 05:15:10 PM
#82   Silver Miners’ Q1’16 Fundamentals Pro-Life 05/21/16 10:30:17 PM
#81   Gold & Silver shouting loudly: "Danger, danger." Pro-Life 05/02/16 07:24:44 AM
#80   A Powerful Signal for the Coming Silver Rally Pro-Life 04/23/16 07:46:20 PM
#79   The monster bull run continues.. Pro-Life 04/21/16 07:19:12 PM
#78   Well, well, historic Golden Cross in $SILVER: Pro-Life 04/06/16 04:29:07 PM
#77   This should create good support going forward. IMO stocktrotter 03/30/16 09:41:57 AM
#75   SIL keeps looking better day by day! Love stocktrotter 03/04/16 11:35:58 AM
#74   Good news... Gold Surges Above Key Technical Level Pro-Life 02/03/16 11:35:29 AM
#73   SIL... for the week +12.49% Pro-Life 01/30/16 07:06:08 PM
#72   Nice few days here! Love the increasing PPS!! :-) stocktrotter 12/24/15 09:16:44 PM
#71   No shock here... U.S. Mint Silver Coin Sales Pro-Life 12/16/15 06:04:01 PM
#70   Sprott Unleashed: “Everything is a Lie… I Dream Pro-Life 12/03/15 02:01:17 PM
#69   $SILVER smashed again on Friday... what a sick Pro-Life 11/28/15 09:33:10 PM
#68   COLLAPSE OF THE WESTERN FINANCIAL SYSTEM: Shown In Pro-Life 10/21/15 10:22:26 AM
#67   Yeah, nice Bull too, making me $$$$:-) stocktrotter 10/09/15 08:32:29 PM
#66   The Bull is on... Yeppers.... Pro-Life 10/09/15 06:03:36 PM
#65   Silver stock calls flying off the shelves!!! Pro-Life 09/19/15 11:33:26 AM
#64   Nice strong close above the Daily 50MA :-) stocktrotter 09/18/15 10:24:24 PM
#63   Interesting interview on what he says about silver! stocktrotter 09/14/15 10:13:26 PM