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The CPM Silver Yearbook 2007

The CPM Silver Yearbook 2007

CPM Group

ISBN: 978-0-470-18506-3

Aug 2007

240 pages

Select type: E-Book

$97.99

Description

The CPM Silver Yearbook 2OO7

Investors buy silver as a financial asset. It is seen as a hedge against economic, financial, and political upheaval. Many investors view silver as a companion to gold, while some investors prefer it to gold, due to its more volatile price behavior. In addition to all of these monetary and financial roles, silver is also an industrial commodity critical to photography, high-definition imaging, modern battery technology and electronics, engineering, chemical processes, and more.

To truly understand the full range of silver's applications, as well as its sources and the centuries worth of metal held in jewelry, silverware, and bullion form, you need information that only The CPM Silver Yearbook 2007 can provide.

CPM Group is the world's premier precious metals and commodities research and consulting company. Now, with The CPM Silver Yearbook 2007, Wall Street's top commodity research firm provides you with authoritative reference data, analysis, and yearly projections for one of the world's most important precious metals.

This invaluable resource contains a wealth of information for investors and traders who need to make fully informed investment decisions with regard to this commodity. Topics discussed range from the supply and demand fundamentals of silver to emerging trading and investment opportunities for this commodity.

Filled with in-depth insight and proven advice, The CPM Silver Yearbook 2007 contains all the information you need to succeed in this market.
I. Review and Outlook

Chart: Weekly Average Silver Prices.

Chart: The Price of Silver.

Chart: Supply and Demand Balance.

Table: Silver Statistical Position.

Chart: Silver Market Surplus/Deficit.

Chart: Exchange Traded Fund’s Physical Silver Holdings.

Chart: The Silver Market.

Chart: Annual Total Supply.

Chart: Annual Total Demand.

Chart: Precious Metals Bullion Stocks.

Chart: Estimated Silver Inventories in London and Zurich.

Chart: Deficits’ Effects on Prices Depend on Inventories.

Annual Surpluses and Deficits.

Estimated Total Silver Bullion Inventories, Year-End.

Silver Bullion Inventories as Months of Demand, Year-End.

Table: The Economy.

Chart: Cumulative World Silver Production and Distribution.

Table: World Silver Supply and Fabrication Demand.

Table: Real and Nominal Silver Prices.

II. Supply.

Chart: Annual Total Supply.

Chart: Mine Output in Major Silver Producing Countries, 1990-2007p.

Table: Mine Production of Silver.

Chart: Annual Secondary Supply.

Chart: Indian Silver Market.

Chart: Other Supply.

Table: Mine Production by Country.

Table: Secondary and Other Supplies.

Table: Indian Silver Supply.

Chart: South Asian Silver Trade.

III. Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Annual Total Demand.

Chart: Jewelry and Silverware Demand for Silver.

Chart: Photographic Demand.

Chart: Silver in Photography in 2006.

Chart: Silver in Photography in 2007.

Chart: Electronics and Batteries.

Table: Annual Silver Use.

Chart: Other Uses.

Chart: U.S. Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Indian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Italian Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Japanese Fabrication Demand.

Chart: European Fabrication Demand.

Chart: World Silver Use Per Unit of GDP.

Chart: World Silver Use Per Capita.

Chart: The Indexed Price of Silver in Dollars, Euros, and Rupees since 1999.

Table: Fabrication Demand by Country, 1960-2007p.

Table: European Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Italian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: German Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: German Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: U.K. Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: United Kingdom Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Belgian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Belgian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: French Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: French Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Austrian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Austrian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Netherlands Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Netherlands Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Annual U.S. Silver Fabrication Demand, 1986-1997.

Table: Annual U.S. Silver Fabrication Demand, 1998-2007p.

Table: Japanese Silver Fabrication Demand, 1973-1990.

Table: Japanese Silver Fabrication Demand, 1991-2007p.

Chart: Thai Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Thai Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: South Korean Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: South Korean Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Taiwan Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Taiwan Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Hong Kong Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Hong Kong Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Indian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Indian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Pakistan Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Pakistan Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Bangladesh Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Bangladesh Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Mexican Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Mexican Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Brazilian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Brazilian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Peruvian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Peruvian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Canadian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Canadian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Chart: Australian Silver Fabrication Demand.

Table: Australian Silver Fabrication Demand.

IV. Investment Demand.

Chart: Annual Net Investment Demand and Prices.

Chart: Recent Trends in U.S. Eagle Sales.

Chart: Large Non-Commercial Comex Silver Positions.

Table: Silver Coinage.

Table: U.S. Mint Silver Coin Sales.

Table: Exchange Traded Fund’s Physical Silver Holdings.

Chart: Exchange Traded Fund’s Physical Silver Holdings.

Chart: Silver Equity Prices.

Table: Comparative Investments.

V. Inventories.

Chart: Market and Reported Inventories and Prices.

Table: Reported and Estimated Silver Inventories.

Chart: Government Silver Inventories.

Table: Government Silver Inventories.

Table: Silver in Comex Approved Depositories.

Table: Ratio Between Silver Demand and Reported Stocks.

Table: Market Silver Inventories.

Chart: Reported Market Inventories.

Chart: Market Stocks.

Table: Reported and Unreported Silver Holdings.

Table: Comex Inventories.

Chart: Comex Stocks.

VI. Markets.

Chart: The Silver Market.

Table: The Silver Market 1997 - 2007p.

Chart: Trading Volumes on Major Silver Exchanges.

Table: Multi Commodity Exchange Silver Open Interest.

Table: Multi Commodity Exchange Silver Trading Volume.

Chart: London Bullion Market Association Average Transaction Size.

Table: London Bullion Market Clearing Turnover.

Chart: London Bullion Market Association Ounces of Silver Transferred.

Value of Silver Transferred.

Number of Transfers.

Chart: Trading Volume in the Futures Market.

Chart: Open Interest in the Futures Market.

Chart: Trading Volume in the Options Market - Puts and Calls.

Chart: Open Interest in the Options Market- Puts and Calls.

Table: Silver Futures Exchange Activity.

Chart: Comex Trading Volume.

Chart: Comex Open Interest.

Chart: Tocom Trading Volume.

Chart: Tocom Open Interest.

Table: Comex Trading Volume.

Table: Comex Open Interest.

Table: Tocom Trading Volume.

Table: Tocom Open Interest.

Chart: Trading Volume on Comex and Tocom.

Chart: Open Interest on Comex and Tocom.

Chart: Trading Volume in Comex Silver Options.

Chart: Open Interest in Comex Silver Options.

Table: Annual Silver Options Activity.

Table: Comex Options Trading Volume.

Table: Comex Options Open Interest.

Chart: Comex Options Put/Call Ratio.

VII. Prices.

Chart: Weekly Average Silver Prices.

Chart: High, Low, and Average Silver Prices.

Chart: High, Low, and Settlement Prices in 2004-2007.

Chart: Silver Contango and Backwardation.

Chart: Monthly Silver Price Volatility.

Chart: Histogram of Daily Silver Prices since 1975.

Chart: Daily Gold and Silver Prices.

Chart: The Gold/Silver Price Ratio.

Chart: Quarterly Silver Price Volatility.

Chart: Annual Silver Price Volatility.

Chart: Implied Silver Lease Rates.

Chart: Quarterly Real and Nominal Silver Prices.

Chart: Silver and U.S. Inflation.

Chart: Interest Rates and Silver Prices.

Chart: Silver and the U.S. Dollar.

Chart: Silver and the 30-year U.S. Treasury Bond.

Table: Monthly Average Silver Prices.