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Platinum at a Historic Discount to Gold

At just over $950 an ounce, platinum is trading at a near all-time discount to gold. Meanwhile, the market is faced with serious platinum supply deficits that almost promise to send prices much higher from here. And for the few investors who recognize the opportunity and take action, large gains seem quite likely. The World


Catalytic Converter Market Worth 55.16 Billion USD by 2021

Global Forecast to 2021″, published by MarketsandMarkets(TM), the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.05%, to reach a market size of USD 55.16 Billion by 2021. The Catalytic Converter Market is primarily driven by the stringent emission regulations, increasing vehicle production, and vehicle parc. “Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is projected to be


Palladium Prices Stage Hefty Advance, Rise to Multi-Year Highs

Palladium prices are seeing a significant amount of upside and even after they set a fresh two-year high on Thursday they saw more strength on last Friday. Palladium futures for May delivery closed up 1.7%, taking their weekly advance to 5.8%. Palladium garnered some strength from increased demand for safe haven investments due to the


2017 Platinum Price Forecast Shows a 34.2% Rally!

Despite a 6% retreat this month, 2017 platinum price forecast remains extremely bullish. In fact,Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth expects the price of platinum to soar 34.2% to $1,300 by the end of the year. platinum’s recent decline has only been caused by short-term factors. The biggest drag on the platinum price this month has been the expectation


ETF Buyers Pile Into Platinum As Hedge Funds Bolt

Exchange-traded fund investors are staying hot on platinum, even as money managers get cold feet on the metal. Holdings in platinum-backed ETFs posted a sixth straight weekly gain on Friday, the longest stretch since November. That came after U.S. money managers slashed their net-long position in the metal by more than half, the most in