Too many folks wrongly believe that $27 - $26 is the "bottom" in silver.. When we drop below $27 or $26, folks will panic and sell and their will be no bottom.
Silver dropped to $14 in 2010, silver dropped to $8 in 2008, silver dropped to $4 in 2001
Can easily happen again
Record sales every month of 2013 at the US MINT. This is at $29-30 price.
Their would be no physical silver left at $26.00 for anyone to buy.
The manipulators know this and can't dump the price.