by Keith Weiner
It must be Monday, because the price of silver skyrocketed.
From $26.10, it shot up to $27.50, or +5.4%. The last time we wrote about silver was after its crash to $25. Silver is now priced 10% above that low point.
But First: The Sage Does a 180
The big news in the monetary metals is that Warren Buffett—famed disliker of gold—sold bank stocks to buy gold mining shares. What’s interesting to us is not that we think he has any special powers to predict the gold price. After all, he famously bet on silver, and lost.